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Civil Rights Law Lawyers In Moncure North Carolina

Moncure is a small unincorporated rural community in southeastern Chatham County, North Carolina. The community is located near the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers. That confluence forms the Cape Fear River. The B. Everett Jordan Lake Dam is located just north of Moncure and the area is home to much of Chatham County's heavy industry, including Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant and several plywood and lumber plants. The latitude of Moncure is 35.622N. The longitude is -79.078W. It is in the Eastern Standard (GMT-5) time zone. Elevation is 213 feet. The estimated population of the village is 500, depending on where one draws the limits. The estimated population of the Moncure Fire District is approximately 3,025. Moncure is home to one bank and a post office, with the ZIP Code of 27559. The Moncure Volunteer Fire Departmentprovides fire protection for the area. The department was founded May 4, 1966. There are two stations. Station 8 in Moncure at 2389 Old US 1 and Station 14 on Corinth Road at the intersection of Highway 42. The Moncure Fire Department Ladies auxiliary is the only active auxiliary in Chatham County. Moncure and the nearby town of Pittsboro, North Carolina also have an active artistic community. The Moncure Museum of Modern Art (whose logo and abbreviation, MMoA, reference the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, is located within the town of Moncure. It was the project of local artist and businessman, Lyle Estill Estill has featured life in Moncure in his books, Small is Possible; life in a local economy, and Biodiesel Power; the passion, the people, and the politics of the next renewable fuel. Moncure is the home of Piedmont Biofuels, which is often cited as the largest biodiesel Coop in America.

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 North Carolina

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