Category: Civil Rights

Successful Defense of High Profile Criminal Case – Dinwiddie County

February 7, 2018 – Civil rights attorneys Tom Roberts and Amari Harris successfully defended  former Dinwiddie County Deputy Hector Jimenez in a high profile criminal case.   Mr. Jimenez had been charged with two felonies: taking indecent liberties with a minor in violation of VA Code § 18.2-370(A)(4), with potential imprisonment of between 1 and 10 Read More …

Virginia Civil Rights Law Firm Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC obtains a $25.35 Million Judgment for Sexual Assault Victim

Virginia Civil Rights & Personal Injury Law Firm Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC obtains a $25.35 Million Judgment for Sexual Assault Victim in Virginia   On October 6, 2017, Civil rights and personal injury attorneys with Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, P.C. successfully obtained a $25.35 Million judgement for a sexual assault victim in Read More …

1st Amendment – ANOTHER BLISTERING CRITICISM OF PETERSBURG GOVERNMENT BY THE COURTS TODAY WITH AN OPINION BY THE 4TH CIRCUIT STRIKING DOWN PETERSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT BAN ON SOCIAL MEDIA CRITICISM OF THE DEPARTMENT

12-15-2016– THE US COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE 4th CIRCUIT REMOVES WHAT IT DESCRIBED AS A “VIRTUAL BLANKET PROHIBITION ON ALL SPEECH CRITICAL OF THE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYER” BY STRIKING DOWN PETERSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT’S BAN ON SOCIAL MEDIA CRITICISM OF THE DEPARTMENT. In a sharply worded opinion issued on 12-15-2016, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals declared Read More …

5-5-2000 – Religious Liberty Restored

News – Religious Freedom and Equal Access Restored   Powhatan Student and Fellowship of Christian Athletes Settle Suit in Federal Court–School will not Censor Religious Speech Faculty Will Receive First Amendment Training   Freedom Works Foundation, a nonprofit foundation, announced today (May 5, 2000) that it has successfully obtained a commitment to the First Amendment Read More …