Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC

Primary Areas of Practice

Civil Rights

The firm takes selective civil rights case, involving claims under 18 U.S.C § 1983, and similar state laws, involving serious injury or death caused when a state or local governmental authority violates a person’s constitutionally protected rights. These cases have included a class action involving the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, leading to landmark reform of Oklahoma’s child welfare system, excessive use of force by law enforcement, wrongful prosecution, and failure by prisons or jails to provide constitutionally required medical care or other treatment.

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