The United States Constitution protects people in its borders from the overreach of the government with a Bill of Rights and limited powers.
Government force is often initiated through actions by law enforcement officers at the local, state and federal level.
When law enforcement officers act beyond the scope of their powers in Jefferson County, Kentucky, civil rights lawyers represent the infringed-upon to not only help the victim recover for damages, but also to change public policy and keep police powers in check.
Additionally, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects people from unlawful discrimination by other citizens, business entities and local governments.
Kentucky Lawyer Referral Service - The Louisville Bar Association sponsors the Kentucky Lawyer Referral Service (KLRS). The service helps the pubic find a local attorney with experience handling a specific type of legal problem in Louisville, Jefferson County, and the surrounding areas. The service can refer you to a qualified attorney across a wide range of practice areas including family law, divorce, bankruptcy, employment law, real estate law and worker's compensation. To receive the referral, call 502-583-1801 during normal business hours from Monday to Friday form 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.