Enforcing Your Civil Rights

It is important to understand your civil rights as they pertain to employment, education, access to credit, police custody and other situations. But knowing how to enforce these rights and file claims with the appropriate government agency may be just as important. FindLaw's Enforcing Your Civil Rights section contains a wide variety of articles and resources to help you assert your most fundamental rights. This section includes directories of federal and state civil rights offices; the full text of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a directory of non-governmental civil rights organizations, step-by-step guides on how to file claims for various types of civil rights violations, and more.