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It's OK to Speak Your Mind, But Don't Hurt Anyone
Being a U.S. citizen gives you the right to voice your opinion, either with words or through your actions. In civil rights law, "speech" refers to all kinds of expression. But the U.S. Constitution, and the way it's been applied by courts, includes some exceptions. Your words and actions may not always ... Read more

The Basic Constitutional Rights of a U.S. Citizen
Civil liberties are about freedom. They determine what you as an individual are free to do, and what the government cannot do to infringe on your freedom. People often use the terms "civil rights" and "civil liberties" interchangeably, but they're somewhat different. Rights protect you from unfair treatment ... Read more

The Freedoms of the Press and Bloggers
The U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans the right to speak their minds in the media - print, broadcast, and electronic, and social media. Freedom of the press is covered by the First Amendment. It is similar to freedom of speech, but covers two bases. Not only can you speak, but you have the right ... Read more

The Right to Gather Has Some Restrictions
Both the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and most state constitutions protect your right to gather with other people for almost any reason: to express your religious views, to protest, even to have a party. But this doesn't mean you can do any of these things without restriction. You have the ... Read more

The Second Amendment and the Right to Bear Arms
Congress ratified the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1791, granting Americans the right to bear arms. Interpreting the Second Amendment in modern times can be confusing. Legislatures are still trying to sort it out. The U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted it to mean that most Americans ... Read more

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I am not sure you can sue the electric company as you right. However you might want to contact the NJ Board of Public Utilities and see what your rights are. If they indicate that your rights are bein ...Read more

Where and why and against whom and when did it happen?

There are two legal principles at work. The first concerns the health officer. This person will always be allowed to come on your property to inspect. The second is your neighbor calling the auth ...Read more

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Mechanic's Liens: When Is Work Completed?

Timing is everything when it comes to construction payment disputes. The California constitution and civil code provide significant remedies for contractors and suppliers who do not get paid what ... Read more

FERS & CSRS Disability Retirement: Jobs -- the true civil rights

Throughout history, across national and international lines of artificial demarcations; over barriers confining and limiting all conceivable sectarian ceilings; in every society, community and commu ... Read more

PHILADELPHIA CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYERS: TRANSGENDER HIGH SCHOOL RESTROOMS

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit handed down a favorable decision Tuesday for a Virginia teenager who has taken the fight against transgender discrimination in his high school to federal ... Read more

Can I Sue A Nursing Home For Neglect And Deficient Care?

Answer: Yes. California law provides several types of claims that a patient - or surviving heirs if the patient has died - may bring. While many dedicated professionals work at residential care faci ... Read more

Orange County Company Charged with Prevailing Wage Fraud

The Department of Industrial Relations and the Orange County District Attorney announced that they have charged an Orange County company with multiple felony counts of failing to pay employees prevail ... Read more

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