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Civil Rights Law Lawyers In Hurleyville New York

Hurleyville, New York is a hamlet in the Town of Fallsburg, New York in Sullivan County, New York. The town lies along County Road 104 and was originally developed because it was on the main route between the Villages of Liberty and Monticello. The zip code for Hurleyville is 12747. Hurleyville is bordered by the Town of Thompson, the Town of Liberty, the hamlet of Loch Sheldrake and the hamlet of South Fallsburg. Hurleyville was originally settled by William Hurley. The local economy was originally centered around dairy farming, but gradually became part of the Catskills Borscht Belt resort area. During its heyday as a resort Hurleyville was home to many popular summer hotels, bungalow colonies and boarding houses, the biggest and best known was the rather grand Colombia Hotel located atop Colombia Hill. Hurleyville was a railroad stop along the Ontario and Western Railroad. Due to its mail getting frequently mixed up the the Town of Hurley, New York, during World War II Hurleyville was temporarily renamed by the postmaster as "Luzon Station". This name was chosen because the postmaster had a son stationed at Luzon Island in the Philippines. Neiderman, Andrew (1976). The Sesquicentennial History of Fallsburg Township, 1826-1976. Town of Fallsburg, South Fallsburg, New York. There is currently a restaurant in the hamlet named Frankie and Johnie's as well as numerous antique shops.

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

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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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