Category Archives: Civil Rights Law

Roberts negotiates settlement for victim of law enforcement abuse

Roberts and Blackledge recently negotiated a settlement for a Seminary man who filed suit against Covington County and a Covington County sheriff’s deputy in March, alleging abuse and false imprisonment. Toby Davis, a resident of Seminary, stated in his lawsuit … Continue reading

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Civil Rights and Constitutional Protection–Police Misconduct

If a person acting on behalf of a state or the government crosses the line and becomes a violator of the law, instead of an enforcer and protector under the law, then a citizen can seek remedy. The rights of Due Process guaranteed by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments protects individuals from abuse by the government. In other words, the law states that no one is above the law.
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