Chicago Civil Rights Attorneys


Acosta Law Group – Protecting Your Civil Rights

Everyday people have their civil rights violated.  If you believe your rights may have been violated, it is important to have an experienced lawyer on your side.  We are on your side, and can help you decide what is the best legal option to pursue.  For help in Chicago or the Chicago land suburbs contact the Acosta Law Group.

At Acosta Law Group, our civil rights lawyers in Chicago are committed to helping people if their civil rights have been violated.  We have experience in litigating cases involving all type of fraud and misconduct by prosecutors and police in Chicago, Illinois and the suburbs.

  • Wrongful Arrests
  • Wrongful Convictions
  • Police Shootings
  • Police Brutality
  • Police Fraud & Misconduct
  • Unlawful Arrests
  • Unlawful Searches & Seizures

These are some the civil rights granted by the United Stated Constitution:

Amendment IV – Search and arrest

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment V – Rights in criminal cases

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb, nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

Amendment VI – Right to a fair trial

In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed; which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.

Contact Our Civil Rights Attorneys

To schedule a free consultation with a lawyer at one of our local offices, call (773) 521-3300, (708) 788-9900 or contact us by e-mail.