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Civil Rights Violations: Why You Need an Aggressive Federal Crimes Attorney

By Spodek Law Group | October 20, 2023
(Last Updated On: October 20, 2023)

Last Updated on: 20th October 2023, 02:25 pm


Civil Rights Violations: Why You Need an Aggressive Federal Crimes Attorney

Having your civil rights violated can be a traumatic, life-altering experience. Maybe you were discriminated against at work or school. Perhaps the police used excessive force during an arrest. Or you could have been the victim of a hate crime. Whatever the circumstances, you deserve justice.

But achieving justice for civil rights violations can be an uphill battle. The deck is often stacked against victims. Powerful institutions and people commit these violations, and they have armies of lawyers to defend them.

That’s why you need an aggressive federal crimes attorney on your side. Federal crimes lawyers have the expertise to hold violators accountable and get you the justice you deserve. Here’s why having a fierce federal attorney is so critical.

They Understand Federal Civil Rights Laws

Civil rights violations often violate federal laws like the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or hate crimes statutes. There are also laws that protect specific groups like students, employees, and criminal suspects.

An experienced federal crimes lawyer understands these complex laws inside and out. They know what constitutes a violation, how to build a winning case, and what defenses the violators might use. Their expertise can make the difference between winning and losing.

They Have Investigative Resources

Thoroughly investigating civil rights abuses takes time and resources victims simply don’t have. But federal attorneys have access to skilled investigators, forensic accountants, and other professionals.

These experts can interview witnesses, gather documents and electronic evidence, analyze records, and build a rock-solid case. Their work takes the burden off victims so they can focus on healing.

They’re Not Intimidated

Let’s face it, going up against powerful institutions and people is daunting. Their lawyers try to bury victims in paperwork and legal arguments. Many victims simply give up.

But top federal attorneys thrive on taking on “the big guy.” They have the confidence and courtroom skills to stand toe-to-toe with the slickest defense lawyers. Their “take no prisoners” attitude sends a clear message the violators can’t bully them.

They Know How to Win

A stellar won-loss record matters when the stakes are high. Elite federal lawyers consistently win civil rights cases because they have the skills and experience to convince judges and juries. They know how to frame persuasive legal arguments and present compelling evidence.

Equally important, they understand the psychology of decision makers. They know what evidence and arguments jurors find most convincing. This gives victims their best chance at a just outcome.

They Won’t Back Down

Civil rights violators often try to drag out cases until victims accept lowball settlements. But top federal attorneys don’t quit. If they have to go to trial, file appeals, or even take a case to the Supreme Court, they’ll do it. They have the tenacity and resources to fight as long as it takes.

And they understand the value of precedent. Winning your case can establish legal standards that help other victims down the road.

Finding the Right Attorney

The stakes are high, so take time to find the right federal attorney. Look for these important qualities:

  • Extensive experience handling federal civil rights cases
  • A proven record of big wins against powerful defendants
  • Willingness to take cases to trial if necessary
  • Empathy – they understand the emotional toll these cases take
  • Confidence and aggression in fighting for victims
  • Strong communication skills to explain the law and case
  • A great support staff to handle paperwork and details
  • Affordability – they offer fee structures victims can live with

The initial consultation is key. Do they understand your case and show passion for fighting for your rights? Take time to make the right choice – it can make all the difference.

Justice Takes Time

It’s frustrating, but civil rights cases often take years before victims get justice. Investigations have to be completed, pretrial motions argued, and preparations made for trial. Your attorney needs this time to build the strongest case possible.

So be patient and let your lawyer do their job. The wait will be worthwhile when your rights are vindicated.

The Costs Are Worth It

Top civil rights attorneys aren’t cheap. But they have the skills and resources to win, and that’s what matters most. The emotional and financial costs of losing are far higher.

Many lawyers offer contingency fees so you only pay if they win. Costs can also be claimed from the defendants upon winning. So don’t let costs deter you from hiring the best lawyer you can.

You Must Keep Fighting

Civil rights violators count on victims giving up. Every time that happens, they avoid accountability and are emboldened to keep violating rights.

By fighting back with an aggressive lawyer, you strike a blow for justice. You make the violators pay and send the message these abuses must end. Your victory can also spur change and prevent others from suffering the same fate.

So be strong, be patient, and keep fighting. An elite federal attorney evens the odds, but you must do your part too. America still has a long way to go to realize its promise of civil rights for all.


Overview of federal civil rights laws – Cornell Law School

DOJ overview of federal law protections against national origin discrimination

ADA requirements for effective communication

EEOC information on employment discrimination protections for youth

DOJ overview of hate crimes laws and policies

NAACP Legal Defense Fund information on police excessive force cases

Tips on finding the right civil rights attorney – Lawyers.com

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