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Civil Rights Law Lawyers In Blue Mountain Lake New York

Blue Mountain Lake is a rural hamlet in the Town of Indian Lake of Hamilton County, New York located at the intersection of New York Routes 28 and 30 with a population of 146 according to the U.S. Census, 2000. Blue Mountain Lake also refers to the lake on the banks of which the village is situated. Blue Mountain Lake is about 65 miles north of Utica, New York and about 90 miles north west from Albany, New York. The place is named after the mountain peak, Blue Mountain. The principal attractions include camping, boating and hiking supported by the several guest lodges in the area - at least one of which features and actively promotes the absence of televisions, telephones and radios in their rooms. The Adirondack Museum is located just outside the village of Blue Mountain Lake within walking distance east on Route 30. Image:Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake - 1889 - Stoddard. jpg|Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, 1889 Seneca Ray Stoddard Image:Small steamboat TOWAHLOONDAH - 1889 - Stoddard. jpg|The small steamboat Towahloondah, 1889, S R Stoddard

What is civil rights law?

A civil right is an enforceable right or privilege, which if interfered with by another gives rise to an action for injury. Examples of civil rights are freedom of speech, press, and assembly; the right to vote; freedom from involuntary servitude; and the right to equality in public places. Discrimination occurs when the civil rights of an individual are denied or interfered with because of their membership in a particular group or class. Statutes have been enacted to prevent discrimination based on race, sex, religion, age, previous condition of servitude, physical limitation, national origin, and in some instances sexual preference. Civil rights attorneys handle cases involving the rights of individuals to be free from unequal treatment (or discrimination) based on legally-protected characteristics such as race, gender, disability, national origin, age, sexual orientation, and religion. Civil rights cases can arise in a number of settings -- including employment, housing, lending, and education.

Answers to civil rights law issues in New York

Under federal laws, it is illegal to discriminate against someone (applicant or employee) because of that person's...

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It is illegal to fire, demote, refuse to promote, harass, or otherwise “retaliate” against people (applicants or...

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