Charleston Legal Blog

Police Civil Rights Violations in WV: Your Rights

Civil rights safeguard your freedom from infringement by the government and its representatives. These rights are protected by the US Constitution as well as certain federal statutes. Examples include your right to vote and your right to be free from discrimination....

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Equality and Transgender Rights in WV Schools

A study by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law in 2017 found that West Virginia (WV) has the highest percentage of teens ages 13 to 17 who identify as transgender in the United States. These students are entitled to the same rights, civil liberties, and...

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Civil Rights and Discrimination in WV Schools

Public schools and other educational institutions in West Virginia (WV) and elsewhere have obligations to protect students’ civil rights, including providing a safe educational environment that is free from discrimination. When problems related to civil rights and...

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