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CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT: YOUR CIVIL RIGHTS
Constitutional Rights and Law Enforcement: Your Civil Rights
Police misconduct or abuse can occur a variety of ways:
∅ Retaliation or suppression of a proper protest which stops someone from expressing their First Amendment right to free speech;
∅ Arrest without possessing probable cause, otherwise known as false arrest or false imprisonment;
∅ Excessive force or police brutality;
∅ Coerced confessions or non-Mirandized statements;
∅ Wrongful or malicious prosecution;
∅ Deliberate indifference to medical necessity or failure to provide proper medical attention;
∅ Fabrication of evidence or fraudulent use of law enforcement authority;
∅ Deprivation of the Fourteenth Amendment’s expressed rights to life, liberty and/or property without due process;
∅ Wrongful or neglectful injury or death;
∅ And more.
We use 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 of the U.S. Code to sue individual actors in their individual and official capacities and to vindicate your rights before a judge and jury.
We invite you to review our verdicts, our accolades and awards and what clients have to say about us and give us a call for a free consultation where our lawyers will sit down with you personally. John is licensed to practice in Florida, Georgia and Alabama with passion and compassion and co-counsels cases all over the country. He can be emailed at [email protected] or call us at (904) 444-4444.