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The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads as follows:
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
The First Amendment applies only to government misconduct. It does not apply to the conduct of private businesses or employers.
First Amendment violations can take many forms including
The Chandra Law Firm LLC's lawyers have had numerous First Amendment litigation successes:
The firm's First Amendment savvy arises from our experience both in and out of government.
Founding partner Subodh Chandra, for example, successfully defended two large-city mayors against First Amendment-retaliation claims from media organizations and has overseen research and advice on numerous First Amendment and other constitutional issues.
Our attorneys have experience obtaining justice for victims of First Amendment violations including free-speech violations, First Amendment retaliation, religious discrimination, and political-patronage dismissals. If you think that your rights have been violated, contact us to discuss your options.
You can reach our firm, which serves clients throughout Ohio, by calling 216-578-1700 or, better yet, by filling out our online contact form.