What is statue of limitations for filing suit for violation of first amendment?

Asked over 1 year ago - Cypress, CA

How long do I have to file a lawsuit for violation of first amendment?

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    Answered . This is actually not an easy question to answer. The court will likely look at your claim, see what is the similar tort, and apply that statute of limitations.

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    Answered . In the majority of factual circumstances, only the government is obligated to honor your 1st Amendment rights. Suing the government almost always requires the preliminary step of filing a timely notice of claim. The statutory period for filing a timely notice of claim is ordinarily 6 months to a year, but the time period varies with the identity fg the governmental entity that is to be sued and the facts and legal theory of the proposed suit.

    You will need to consult a local civil rights attorney for more detailed and specific info because your post does not provide sufficient information to enable more in response.

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    Answered . Depends on who you intend to sue, what the violation is purported to be. Could be just a few months. You'll need to post more facts to get a meaningful answer.

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