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Los Angeles 1983 Civil Rights Attorney

Helping Clients Correct Federal Injustices

At Hennig Kramer Ruiz & Singh, LLP, our lawyers are dedicated to the protection of civil rights, including outside of the employment context.

Under the Civil Rights Section 1983 of the federal Reconstruction Rights Act of the 1860s, anyone in the United States, the District of Columbia or territory has the right to seek redress under federal law for any violation of their civil rights. The relevant portion of the section reads as follows:

Every person who, under color of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia, subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress.

They’re Your Civil Rights. We Protect Them.

Our civil right federal subsection 1983 attorneys in Los Angeles take our responsibility to protect civil rights very seriously. We are proud of our successful case record, including winning significant compensation on behalf of clients who had been prohibited from speaking Spanish in the workplace.

Visit our Do I Have A Case? page to answer a few questions relating to your circumstances.


If the questionnaire indicates you may have a case against your employer, contact Hennig Kramer Ruiz & Singh, LLP for a free consultation. Se habla español.


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so section 1983 it’s actually it’s a
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statutory means by which an individual
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can assert their constitutional rights
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uh so if a police officer for example
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has violated our our our rights through
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excessive force or through an illegal
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search and seizure that’s written in the
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Constitution we have amendments in the
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Constitution 1983 is a statute that
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allows you as an individual to file a
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lawsuit based on the deprivation of that
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statutory right and importantly it’s
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generally a lawsuit for money damages
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now States entities they can file
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constitutional claims against the
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government you know to to stop attacks
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from going into effect something like
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that but without 1983 an individual
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who’s had their constitutional rights
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violated has no remedy

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