Complaint in Colorado Federal District Court for Civil Rights Violations and Retaliation. Title VII complaint based on Sexual Harassment.
Lawsuits for Civil Rights Violations and Discrimination. If you believe you have been the victim of a civil rights violation, you most likely have the option of filing a lawsuit against those responsible for any harm suffered as a result.
Individuals can sometimes be illegally denied of their civil rights because of their race, age, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or national origin. When your civil rights are violated because you identify with one of these protected classes, this is a form of discrimination.
Penalties. Federal civil rights violations can carry stiff penalties. … § 245 that result in bodily injury are punishable by up to ten years in federal prison. If death results, then the crime is punishable by the death penalty or life imprisonment.
For most cases involving civil rights violations, one of your options is to file a complaint with the government at the federal or state level, and allow a government agency to take steps to enforce your civil rights.