The Civil Rights Acts are post-slavery laws enacted to advance the goals of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution. In general:
- Sections 1985 and 1986 apply to conspiracies to deprive persons of equal rights and privileges.
Employees often invoke the civil rights laws in race discrimination cases for strategic purposes relating to procedural requirements and damage caps imposed under
If you have suffered racial discrimination and need an experienced civil rights lawyer in the D.C. or Virginia, call attorney Lori Searcy today at 703-644-4122 / 202-393-1443. To learn more about Ms. Searcy's civil rights cases, review these
success stories. For more information about Section 1981, 1983 and the other civil rights laws, visit the
Employment Law Chronicle.