In the United States, civil rights laws are in place to ensure that people are treated equally and that they are shielded from unconstitutional government acts that threaten them.

If you feel you have been the victim of a civil rights violation, you might be able to file a claim against the parties that caused you harm. Human rights violations are taken seriously by the lawyers at B'Ivory LaMarr Trial Lawyers ®️.

We have dedicated our time, talent, and resources to advocating for people's civil and human rights, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, impairment, or gender. The effects of such a violation may have a long-term effect on a person's life. We will assist you in identifying a civil rights violation and holding the responsible parties liable.

Understanding Civil Rights Laws

Civil rights laws aim to protect you from oppression and other forms of unequal treatment, such as abuse or fraud. They may also make provisions for demographics including age, gender, and nationality. Also, your property is covered.

Civil rights protect you from the government's actions, while civil liberties shield you from other people's or private entities' actions. The government can not prohibit you from standing up for your rights, but they will interfere if anyone oppresses you and prohibits you from doing so.

Many of the civil rights legislation we are acquainted with, such as the 1964 Civil Rights Act, are created by the federal government, according to the United States Department of Justice. This law protects Americans from discrimination based on ethnicity, faith, gender, or nationality. They also passed the Americans with Disabilities Act, which protects people with various disabilities from workplace discrimination, public places, and other environments.

You have the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures by law enforcement, which includes the use of unnecessary force by police while detaining or arresting you. You have the right to be free of cruel and unusual punishment while you are imprisoned. Medical care, personal protection, housing, food, clothes, sanitation, and personal hygiene are all included. It could be a civil rights violation if you are refused either of these things. 

Protecting your Civil Rights across Georgia

Our Atlanta civil rights lawyers help people who have had their civil rights violated. These rights include:

  • Your right to equal treatment under the law, which includes protection from unfair workplace discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. • Your right to be free from unreasonable force, which includes protection from police misconduct, false imprisonment, and the use of lethal force without excuse.
  • Your right to due process, which includes protection from government abuses of life, liberty, or property.
  • Your right to privacy, including protection from public disclosure of private information that unfairly harms your reputation or causes you to lose your job.
  • Your right to free speech, which includes protection from the government when it punishes or wrongfully fires employees who speak out on public issues.

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The Constitution protects your civil rights, which are your personal, natural rights. Your constitutional rights cannot be violated or abused by someone working on behalf of a local, state, or federal government agency. If they do, you will be able to sue them for money damages in a civil lawsuit.

B'Ivory LaMarr Trial Lawyers ®️ has civil rights attorneys on board who will help you file a claim against anyone or any entity that has violated your personal rights.

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