The Law Offices of Holiday Hunt Russell, P.A. in Hollywood, Florida will protect your civil rights and protect individuals from unwarranted government action, without discrimination or repression. Civil rights protect citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures and from cruel and unusual punishments. Statutes have been enacted to prevent discrimination based on a person’s race, sex, religion, age, previous condition of servitude, physical limitation, national origin, and in some instances sexual preference. Civil Rights are also referred to as Legal Rights or statutory rights. They are interpreted by some form of legislature and are contingent upon local laws, customs, or beliefs.
Civil Rights may include:
- Protection from private (non-government) discrimination (based on gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, etc.)
- Ensuring peoples’ physical integrity and safety and to make sure people were not forced into labor.
- Equal access to health care, education, culture, etc.