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  • ADA: Disability Discrimmination in Public Accommodations

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    By:
    North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
  • 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. Content Detail

  • A Guide to Disability Rights Laws

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

    By:
    U.S. Department of Justice
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as Amended

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

    By:
    U.S. Department of Justice
  • 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. Content Detail

  • Double Jeopardy

    No person shall be tried in court for the same offense twice after acquittal or conviction, and against multiple punishments for the same offense in accordance to the Fourteenth Amendment. Content Detail

  • How to File a Complaint

    You may use the information on this page to find the appropriate way to submit a complaint or report of a potential civil rights violation. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Justice
  • How To Represent Yourself in Civil Cases

    Tips on representing yourself in a Mississippi Justice Court. Content Detail

    By:
    Mississippi Center for Legal Services
  • Searches and Seizures

    In accordance to the Fourth Amendment, a person shall be secure in their person, houses, and possessions from unreasonable searches and seizures, and no warrant shall be issued without probable cause. Content Detail

  • 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. Content Detail

  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    The Mississippi Bar