Civil Rights

The Police Violated My Constitutional Rights. Can I Sue?

November 9, 2016
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The simple answer is: yes, you may be able to sue if the police have violated your constitutional rights. Let’s explore that further. In New York, we rely on police officers and other state law enforcement officials to enhance our quality of life, enforce the laws of New York and the United States, preserve peace […]

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I Have Been Unlawfully Arrested by the NYPD

June 1, 2016
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Simply put, police officers are only legally allowed to arrest you when they have “probable cause” to show that you have committed an offense. In order to show probable cause for an arrest, police officers must be able to show that there were objective circumstances and facts that lead them to believe that you had […]

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