Voting Rights

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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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If there are no restrictions on parking then you should fight the tickets. Police officers do not own streets. And it should not matter whether you are a section 8 or fully paying tenant. There are la ...Read more

You may have a cause of action against the ADC on several theories. That would turn on the specific facts of your case. You should consult an attorney directly. Be aware that you should act soon. Stat ...Read more

You need an attorey to review the facts of this case, including any written reports of the witnesses. Regardless of the order of protection business, excessive force used to acomplish an arrest is unc ...Read more

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Congress is Ready to Attack Your Rights: How to Fight Back

What happens when you are injured at work because of a defective machine or equipment?  What happens when you are in your car and another driver, texting on their cell phone, blows through a stop ... Read more

Toys Exposing Personal Information through Data Breach

A line of toys manufactured by internet-based company, CloudPets, has left the personal information of nearly 800,000 consumers exposed to hackers everywhere. The toys are stu ... Read more

Michigan Law Firm Creates Martin Luther King Day Infographic

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., a Michigan-based personal injury law firm, has published the first infographic depicting the historical timeline of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday. Today, m ... Read more

Birmingham-based health care firm named in lawsuit over inmate death from alleged starvation

Birmingham-based health care firm named in lawsuit over inmate death from alleged starvation from al.com http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2016/05/birmingham-based_company_named.html Simon W. J ... Read more

City of Indianapolis settles wrongful imprisonment lawsuit

City of Indianapolis settles wrongful imprisonment lawsuit from personalinjury.com http://www.personalinjury.com/news/city-indianapolis-settles-wrongful-imprisonment-lawsuit Simon W. Johnson swj@swjla ... Read more

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