Henry F. (Hank) Sherrod III, P.C.

Alabama Civil Rights Trial Lawyer

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Police Misconduct

Excessive force and false arrest

Are you a victim of police misconduct?

The United States Constitution requires that federal, state, and local police officials refrain from making false arrests and that they use only reasonable amounts of force. A federal law, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, allows individuals whose constitutional rights have been violated by federal, state, and local government officials to seek compensation in court. I represent individuals who have been falsely arrested and individuals who have been subjected to excessive force, including victims of police shootings, assaults, pepper spray, and tasers.

If you believe your constitutional rights have been violated, use my online form or call 888-764-4141 for a free consultation.

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Topic of the Week

Are you a victim of pay discrimination?

The law looks to many factors when determining whether or not pay/compensation discrimination has occurred. Each of these factors is summarized in categories below.

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Blog of the Week

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Spell a Fresh Hell for Workers’ Rights

Workers and labor unions should be particularly concerned about Judge Kavanaugh’s history of siding with businesses against workers and for pushing a deregulatory agenda.

Thought for the Week

"The majority undoes bargains reached all over the country. … It does so with no real clue of what will happen next—of how its action will alter public-sector labor relations. It does so even though the government services affected—policing, firefighting, teaching, transportation, sanitation (and more)—affect the quality of life of tens of millions of Americans."

–Elena Kagan, dissenting in Janus v. AFSCME

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Five Retaliation Search This Week

Retaliation for: 

  • Public Employees
  • Political Activity
  • Workers Compensation
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Unions

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Why the tax overhaul could lead to lower settlements for sexual harassment victims
  2. Why the tax overhaul could lead to lower settlements for sexual harassment victims
  3. Most People Are Supportive of #MeToo. But Will Workplaces Actually Change?
  4. Regulators Investigate Fast-Food Chains' Limits On Worker Recruitment
  5. Low pay for child care workers puts more than half at poverty level, study finds

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