Civil Rights Litigation Blog
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 and different states are battling the coronavirus in different ways.
Examples of non-verbal freedom of speech rights
Freedom of speech and the First Amendment means that everyone has the right to express an opinion and be free from government censorship.
Wrongful death lawsuits in Colorado
Colorado allows wrongful death suits to be filed on behalf of a deceased person, for the compensation they might have recovered if they were still alive.
Dealing with disability discrimination in the workplace
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits discrimination against an individual based on their disability.
Hate speech, the First Amendment and social media posts — what you should know
The laws and decisions that go into protecting bloggers may also affect rights regarding the first amendment and social media postings.
Age discrimination facts and your rights
The AARP reports that 1 in 5 claims made to the EEOC are specifically for age discrimination.
Can I sue for illegal search and seizure?
If you have been the victim of an illegal search and seizure, you have rights.
Do I have the right of resisting arrest if I’m innocent?
Interfering with a police officer’s duties and preventing him from making an arrest constitutes resisting arrest.
I filed an age discrimination lawsuit: What questions will I be asked?
Being fired or laid off because of your age, even when hidden by another reason, is age discrimination and against the law.
Is there such a thing as pregnancy discrimination in the workplace?
Gender discrimination or pregnancy discrimination is still a widespread problem nationwide, particularly among low-income women.
Tips to winning a wrongful termination claim in Colorado
Filing a wrongful termination claim is difficult enough—you’ve also got to prove your claim.