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The Voters Right Act Addresses Discrimination in Voting Laws
The Voting Rights Act (VRA) enforces the Fifteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. President Lyndon Johnson signed it into existence in 1965. Although the original Fifteenth Amendment allowed freed slaves to vote, many Southern states immediately adopted rules and laws to make this difficult. Over ... Read more

Voting Rights: Language Requirements
The United States is a melting pot, rich in many cultures. Historically, this has prevented some citizens from voting. When they don't understand the language of the majority, they can't fully understand the voting process. They can't read ballots. They can't easily communicate a need for help. Over ... Read more

Voting Rights: Proof of Identity
Technically speaking, the right to vote is not a civil right. The U.S. Constitution does not specifically give citizens the right to go to the polls and elect their leaders. The U.S. Constitution mentions voting to the extent that it prohibits the denial of voting rights to certain classes, such as women ... Read more

Voter Photo ID Laws
Critics of state voter identification laws see them as an intentional tactic to disenfranchise young, elderly, minority and poor voters. On the contrary, supporters say that the laws are needed to combat voter fraud. ... 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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By Clicking "I Agree," Consumer Did Not Agree to Give Up Right to Go to Court

A decision recently handed down from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a victory for the every-day consumer against forced...Keep Reading.

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

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