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Other Civil Rights and Privileges

Know the Law

  • Federal Protections Against National Origin Discrimination

    Federal laws prohibit discrimination based on a person's national origin, race, color, religion, disability, sex, and familial status. Laws prohibiting national origin discrimination make it illegal to discriminate because of a person's birthplace, ancestry, culture or language. This document contains examples of what constitutes discrimination. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Dept. of Justice - Civil Rights
  • Filing a Civil Rights Complaint

    If you believe that you have been discriminated against because of your race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, or religion in programs or activities that HHS directly operates or to which HHS provides federal financial assistance, you may file a complaint with OCR. Read More

    By:
    Office for Civil Rights
  • Getting A Public Defender

    Public defenders are appointed in criminal cases for defendants who cannot afford to hire a lawyer. In some civil cases you can also ask a judge to appoint a public defender or appoint a lawyer to represent you. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Information for Jurors

    You have been summoned to provide an important service as a juror. You enjoy the privileges of citizenship and the protection of your liberties and property by the government. In return, you have a duty as a citizen to participate in a very important aspect of our democracy - jury duty. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • 2016 Legislative Process Primer

    A lesson in how Oklahoma government works. Use the Primer on the web or download in pdf file. Read More

    By:
    OK Policy Institute
  • New Open Carry Law (Self-Defense Act) (As of Nov 1 2012

    Governor Mary Fallin reminds citizens who plan to take advantage of Oklahoma’s “Open Carry” law to study the law and remain in compliance. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Reinstatement of OK Driver's License suspended

    Was your Oklahoma Drivers licenses suspended because of past due Oklahoma Child Support? This packet will help you with the paperwork. Read More

    By:
    Child Support Services
  • Voter Registration

    Information, forms, what to do if you've just moved. What you need to know about making your voice heard by participating in the political process? Last day to register to vote in Oklahoma is 25 days before the next election! Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Young Adult Guide - You're 18 Now - It's Your Responsibility

    When you had your 18th birthday, you became an adult by law. This information is to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as an adult. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
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    Spanish / Español
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