Civil rights laws protect individuals from discrimination and guarantee certain privileges, including the right to due process, equal protection regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, religion, or age, and freedom of speech. Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals’ freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals. These rights ensure one’s ability to participate in the civil and political life of the society and state without discrimination or repression. A violation of an individual’s civil rights can commonly manifest as:
Both state and federal laws, including the U.S. Constitution, protect citizens from a broad range of injustices including wrongful termination, unlawful retaliation, police misconduct, and other infractions of civil rights. Depending on the case, it may be necessary to navigate complex statutory and constitutional procedures. The attorneys at Feldman Shepherd are skilled at managing these legal processes and can help you decide how best to pursue your unique civil rights case. At Feldman Shepherd, we are committed to obtaining the best possible recovery for our clients as expeditiously as possible. We are here to serve you with hard work, attention to detail, and a caring approach tailored to your individual needs. If you believe your civil rights have been violated, trust the attorneys at Feldman Shepherd to help make things right.