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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

statutory means by which an individual

can assert their constitutional rights

uh so if a police officer for example

has violated our our our rights through

excessive force or through an illegal

search and seizure that’s written in the

Constitution we have amendments in the

Constitution 1983 is a statute that

allows you as an individual to file a

lawsuit based on the deprivation of that

statutory right and importantly it’s

generally a lawsuit for money damages

now States entities they can file

constitutional claims against the

government you know to to stop attacks

from going into effect something like

that but without 1983 an individual

who’s had their constitutional rights

violated has no remedy


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