Civil Rights Litigation Blog
You have a right to your personnel files
If you ever feel that your rights have been violated by an employer or think you may need to consider legal action against a current or former employer, it may be important for you to obtain your personnel files. Those files may contain information that helps you...
Where and how do I gather evidence for my civil rights case?
Learn about how to gather evidence for your civil rights case, including which agencies to contact and what evidence you need.
How long does a civil rights case take?
If you have a civil rights case and are ready to work with an attorney to move forward, it’s important to be aware of how long that can take.
Were you a victim of police brutality during the Denver protests?
If you experienced police brutality during the protests in Denver this summer, we would like to hear your story.
Police misconduct and your civil rights
There are many types of police misconduct. Know your rights.
The civil rights Ruth Bader Ginsberg championed
When Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg passed away last month, she left an impressive legal legacy in her fight for civil rights.
Sexist language and subtle discrimination
Most people can recognize sexist language as it's often quite obvious, such as a man referring to a female employee's looks, saying suggestive things about her, or calling her pet names like "honey" or baby." But more often than not, it's the subtle ways people use...
Face mask mandates unlikely to violate civil rights
Amidst all the civil rights protests lately, one divisive topic has emerged: Is it a violation of my civil rights for the government to require me to wear a face mask in public? In short, probably not. Because of the rapid increase in Covid-19 infections, many states...
Police accountability improving in Colorado
In June 2020, the Enhance Law Enforcement Integrity bill was passed in Colorado to help reduce police misconduct and improve police accountability.
What are my rights if I protest the police?
The most important thing to remember is that the First Amendment guarantees every person in America the right to peacefully assemble and protest.
Paid time off and your rights during the coronavirus
Employees have new rights regarding paid time off. If you are having issues securing paid time off, read about the new laws that protect you.
Coronavirus and your employee rights
The coronavirus pandemic our country is going through right now is unprecedented – people are sick, people are dying, and everyone is scared. Different states are battling the coronavirus in different ways as businesses struggle to survive.