CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER
Civil rights lawyers protect the fundamental rights that every U. S. citizen has under the Constitution and common and statutory laws of the land. These civil rights include protection from discrimination based on your race, age, gender, religion, skin color, disability, sexuality or nationality. Free speech, religion, privacy, a fair trial, assembly, and freedom of thought are other protected civil rights. But how are these rights protected? Who seeks justice for those who are wronged? We have a team of lawyers who will fight to keep the status quo. If you want to change the way things have always been, you need a team behind you. Alone, you are the less powerful force. You must have a force outside yourself to stand a fighting chance.
Is mass incarceration something that concerns the average US citizen? Is it true that the “Land of the Free” has the highest incarceration rate in the world? How much does the war on drugs affect the mass incarceration situation? What does mass incarceration have to do with civil rights? Keith Altman, Esq. and his team have years of experience in seeking justice for incarcerated individuals. Unfortunately, this time of mass incarceration has led many individuals to seek help.
A police encounter can be a harrowing and potentially dangerous experience. However, during a police encounter, you do not lose the rights granted to you by our Constitution. These rights include protection against false arrests and excessive force. If you have already been a victim of police brutality, we strongly suggest that you speak with a lawyer. A law firm that is experienced in police brutality cases can advise you on the best course of action. Seek council today for your Police Brutality Case with K Altman law firm!
Prisoners’ rights in the United States were so crucial to the country’s founders that they embedded them into the early amendments of The Constitution. This most sacred government document added the Eighth Amendment in 1791. The Amendment, part of the Bill of Rights, states, “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” These words, adapted from the English Bill of Rights, spell out protections for pretrial and post-trial treatment of the accused. If you feel your civil rights have been violated while in prison, contact K Altman Law today.
Employment discrimination encompasses various issues, including age, race and gender discrimination, pregnancy, wrongful termination, and sexual harassment. If you feel like you are a victim of employment discrimination, an attorney can help you navigate legal issues and protect your civil rights. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 1991 offers protection for certain classes like women and minorities. Companies that violate these laws face stiff punish. Seek council today for your Employment Discrimination Case with K Altman law firm!
During the pandemic, educational institutions struggle to adjust and make decisions that affect their students for the rest of their lives. K Altman Law is here to ensure that the changes they are making are legal. K-12 Schools, colleges, and universities use technology in ways they had not previously. These changes have proven challenging for the students to navigate because it often seems that the teachers and professors need time to get up to speed and organized. If your academic standing has suffered or you face disciplinary action, seek counsel now. If the school asks you to write a statement -wait. If you have a hearing scheduled – stop. Ask an education professional before going forward.
Title IX gives protection to all students regardless of gender or sexuality. However, it also deals with all forms of sexual harassment and sexual violence. Sexual harassment is any unwelcome sexual conduct, such as sexual advances and requests for sexual favors. Included in sexual advances are verbal, nonverbal, and physical behaviors. Sexual violence refers to any physical or sexual act performed against the other person’s will. It also happens when a person is incapacitated and unable to give consent. K Altman Law can Help you with your Title IX case.