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Civil Rights Violations in CA

Effective Representation from Skilled Attorneys

It is normal to expect our police officers to protect us from harm, but sometimes they are the ones we need to be protected from. At The Cardoza Law Offices in Walnut Creek, California, our San Francisco Bay Area civil rights attorneys are dedicated to preserving the rights of all clients from anyone who would violate those civil rights.

Section 1983 Litigation Defense

"Section 1983" is a statute that protects U.S. citizens from being deprived of their federal constitutional rights.

These include violations of rights described in the:

  • First Amendment (freedom of speech)
  • Fourth Amendment (use of force or illegal search and seizure)
  • Eighth Amendment (cruel and unusual punishment)
  • Fourteenth Amendment (violations of due process and equal protection)

Since our law firm was founded, our California civil rights lawyers have represented many clients with civil rights violations claims, such as:

  • False arrests
  • Police brutality
  • Police misconduct
  • Positional asphyxia
  • Unlawful use of tasers
  • Police use of excessive force

Defending Clients In Walnut Creek, Alameda County, Oakland & the Bay Area

Lawyer Michael Cardoza has more than 35 years of successful trial experience representing people who have been deprived of their civil rights. He is also sought after as a popular and experienced legal analyst to comment on these and other issues on television shows such as The Larry King Show, Oprah, Today, and other programs on MSNBC, CNBC, and Court TV.

Having our population protected by law enforcement officials is desirable, as long as the police do not overstep their authority or injure innocent people. If you feel your rights have been violated, contact our civil rights attorneys at The Cardoza Law Offices today for a free initial consultation.