Marko Law – Civil Rights Attorney in Dearborn Height, Michigan
Fighting for Civil Rights: Help From A Michigan Discrimination Attorney
The authorities have a responsibility to treat all citizens equally, regardless of race, ethnicity, or any other factor. While most police officers maintain this obligation faithfully, there are some that inevitably violate the rights of numerous civilians while undermining the legitimacy of the policing system. Marko Law is committed to keeping law enforcement fair, reliable, and trustworthy. By holding police officers responsible for unlawful arrest, detention, and various other violation situations, we send a message that discriminatory behaviors will not be accepted.
Michigan Unlawful Arrest Lawyer Defends Your Rights
Having won dozens of jury trials and millions for our clients, we are well-known and revered as one of the leading civil rights firms in Michigan. Civil rights legislation is our specialty and we work with individual clients, along with groups (in class actions) of people whose civil rights have been violated.
The U.S. Constitution guarantees every American citizen specific civil rights and personal freedoms. However, defending the civil rights of an individual or a group in court can be quite complicated and difficult. Our attorneys are proven experts in this field and have many years of experience in successfully advocating for the civil rights of their clients.
Examples of Wrongful or Unlawful Arrest
When accusing a police officer of unlawful arrest, it is important to demonstrate that they overstepped their authority in one of the following ways:
- Arrest Without Cause– One of the most prevalent claims in false arrest cases is that the officer violated your Fourth Amendment rights, which protect against unreasonable search and seizure. To arrest you, a police officer needs to either have a warrant or have observed you committing a misdemeanor or felony crime. If we can verify that an officer did not have good reason to believe you had committed a crime, that officer is guilty of arresting you without probable cause.
- Excessive Force– If an officer seriously injured you during the apprehension, they are guilty of using excessive force. This charge does not depend upon their purpose for arresting you. Even if they had good reason to apprehend you, they are not warranted in using any level of force to do so.
Marko Law has a clear sense of what constitutes probable cause, what amount of force is reasonable, and various other vital factors in unlawful arrest cases.
We Frequently Handle a Wide Variety of Civil Rights Actions, Consisting Of:
- Unlawful arrest and/or wrongful conviction
- Police misconduct and brutality
- Unlawful search and seizures
- Unconstitutional jail conditions
- Hate crimes
- Whistleblower Rights and protection
- Freedom of speech and association infractions
- Voter discrimination and illegal elections practices
If you believe your civil rights have been violated, we will review your case and masterfully advocate or litigate to defend and preserve those rights.
Have You Been Unlawfully Apprehended Because Of Race Discrimination?
While theoretically, all Michiganders are equal under the law, in practice, police and other law enforcement officials regularly make the race a factor in arresting, detaining, and prosecuting civilians. Marko Law pays close attention to racial discrimination claims. We analyze not only the particular conditions of your detention but also the officer’s history and past actions. If we locate evidence of discrimination, we will do everything in our power to hold accountable the officer in question.
For legal support and guidance on civil rights infractions and all other offenses, contact Marko Law at (313) 777-7LAW today.