Civil Rights Violations by Police

This video features Shannon L. Kennedy, a Civil Rights attorney based in New Mexico.

Albuquerque Civil Rights Attorney Shannon Kennedy

Video Transcript:

Rob Rosenthal: 

What should you do if you feel like a police officer has violated your civil rights? Let's ask New Mexico lawyer Shannon Kennedy for an Ask the Lawyers Quick Question.

Shannon Kennedy: 

I think it's important that they pull out their cell phone and they record what is taking place. The really... The last wave of civil rights in this country has been elevated by the evidence collected by cell phones. So, if you believe your civil rights are being violated or you see someone else's civil rights being violated, create the evidence, record it on-scene, and once you have the evidence, share it with the world. Especially a civil rights lawyer that can get you access to justice.

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