Civil Rights and Discrimination

The Declaration of Independence states that “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” With these words and subsequent laws that have been enacted, discrimination in various forms has been outlawed and the “certain unalienable rights” have come to be collectively referred to as civil rights.

It is against the law to be discriminated against or treated differently because of your age, race, sex, national origin, gender or other characteristics.  If you feel that you have been discriminated against or if your civil rights have been violated in the areas of housing, public accommodations, education, employment, policing or other venues/situations, time is of the essence in order to investigate and prosecute your claim.  You may be entitled to various recoveries, including but not limited to monetary amounts.  Securing competent legal counsel who has expertise in this area is critical to the success of your claim.  Please contact our office if you feel that you civil rights have been violated or if you have been a victim of discrimination.

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