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Age Discrimination Overview of the Laws

The Age Discrimination Act of 1975 prohibits discrimination based on age in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance. The U.S. Department of Education gives financial assistance to schools and colleges. The Age Discrimination regulation describes conduct that violates the Act. This site provides an overview of this law.

A Guide to Disability Rights Laws

This guide provides an overview of Federal Civil Rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as Amended

This website contains the current text of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended.

Compensation for Crime Victims

Along with the fright and danger, being a crime victim can include injury or even death. A Mississippi law enables a victim to receive compensation from the state for the expenses and economic loss suffered. This document explains the compensation system and where to apply.

How To Represent Yourself in Civil Cases

Tips on representing yourself in a Mississippi Justice Court.

Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act

The Soldiers & Sailors Civil Relief Act, Simplified. The very nature of military service often compromises the ability of service members to fulfill their financial obligations and to assert many of their legal rights. Congress and the state legislatures have long recognized the need for protective legislation. The Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act (SSCRA) provides certain rights and protections to service members, reservist and members of the National Guard when in active Federal Service. Find out what these are.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

This site contains the text of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended. Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment?

While (almost) everyone agrees such conduct is unacceptable, the legal struggle has been in defining what constitutes harassment. Learn more about this important issue.

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