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How Does an Appeal Work?

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You believe that something went horribly wrong in your trial and are in complete disagreement with the final judgment. Maybe you’re happy with the outcome, but the other party isn’t. Either way, the court process is far from over. You’re now facing an appeal that could potentially reverse the existing verdict and secure a more favorable outcome for you or …

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Black Lives Matter Movement: What Is It?

Legal Assistant Civil Rights

On the evening of February 26, 2012, George Michael Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin, as the young teen walked home from a convenience store with an iced tea and candy in hand. No one could ever have envisioned the ripple effect his alleged murderer’s acquittal would spur a year later. What first started as a Black Lives …

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When to Hire a Civil Rights Attorney

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Every American citizen has basic rights that are protected under the US Constitution and civil rights laws. Despite this, people of every race, color, creed, age, gender, or national origin can illegally have those rights violated or taken away. Civil rights are basic human rights. These are infringed upon whenever human dignity, the right to defend yourself, the right to …