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RIGHT OF THE DAY: Right to sue police officers who violate your rights

YOUR RIGHT OF THE DAY: You have the right to sue a police officer for using his/her authority to violate your rights. 1U.S. Code, Title 18, Section 1983 Photo: Occupy Wall Street demonstration Dec 2011. From Bigstockphoto.com A man in New York filed a lawsuit last week against NYPD police officers who he claims improperly arrested him and held him at the police station, all for

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