I graduated from Wabash College in 1998, which I attended as an Eli Lilly Fellow,... more
I graduated from Wabash College in 1998, which I attended as an Eli Lilly Fellow, and I received Distinction the highest grade awarded on the comprehensive examinations in both my majors, Political Science and English. After graduating, I spent several years working as a newspaper reporter. I worked for a variety of papers, both weekly and daily, throughout the Boston area and suburbs.... view profile
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.