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Civil Rights Law Lawyers In Mastic Beach New York

Mastic Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in the southeast part of the town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 11,543 at the 2000 census. The CDP is located in the general vicinity of the hamlet of Mastic Beach. Mastic Beach is located on the South Shore of Suffolk County in the Town of Brookhaven, on Long Island just 70 miles from NYC, and accessible via the LIRR Montauk line. Moments away from the incredible county beach, Smith Point, which is home to the Flight 800 Memorial and the ”Gateway to the Fire Island National Seashore”. Mastic Beach on a peninsula and has beautiful sunlit open-bay views. Created in 1928, the Mastic Beach Property Owners Association http://www. masticbeachpropertyownersassociation. org/about. html had the foresight to maintain the pristine waterfront for everyone to enjoy. There are marinas, private docks, a beautiful links-style golf course and several historic sites. There is sailing, swimming, clamming, fishing, birding, hiking, camping and shopping. Tadpoles, butterflies, dragonflies are abundant. The sounds of crickets, cicadas and crashing waves bring a sense of peace to Mastic Beach residents. Currently, the Mastic Beach Village Exploratory Committee, a committee of residents, has been formed to explore the possibility of incorporating as a village. If the Village of Mastic Beach becomes a reality, the proposed village boundaries differ from those of the CDP. The proposed Incorporation of the Village of Mastic Beach must be brought to a vote and passed by 51% in order for the Hamlet to become a Village. A date has not been set for a vote. Mastic Beach is served by the William Floyd School District.

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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