Comment: I believe there is a federal civil rights statute

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I believe there is a federal civil rights statute

that provides for lawsuits against those who use the color of law to deprive a person of his civil rights. I saw it used in a Missouri town which fired a police dispatcher for expressing his political opinion with which the city manager disagreed. He won the lawsuit for about $20,000 plus the statute requires the defendant to pay the plaintiffs legal fees which in this case were north of $100,000.

I think this statute might well apply to this arrest, and the State plus the police officers themselves can be defendants and forced to pay up is they have any assets to seize, should the plaintiff win a judgement.

The following form is not the law itself, but refers to it if you want a starting point to understand your rights.

Look into it:

The lawsuit to which I referred:

"Bend over and grab your ankles" should be etched in stone at the entrance to every government building and every government office.