Everyone has basic rights under the U.S. Constitution and civil rights laws. Learn more here about what your rights are, how to exercise them, and what to do when your rights are violated.
Stopped by Police
Learn about your rights when stopped by the police, and how to stay safe.
Learn more here about your right to express your religion and beliefs.
Learn about your rights on campus and what to do if school rules violate those rights.
Learn about your rights as a member of the LGBTQ community.
Learn about what voter intimidation looks like, your voting rights, and how to exercise them.
The First Amendment protects your right to assemble and express your views through protest.
Learn about your right to be protected against sex discrimination.
Learn about your right to be protected against discrimination and abuse in prison.
Race, Ethnicity, or National Origin-Based Discrimination
Learn about your right to be free from discrimination based on race, ethnicity, or national origin.
People with disabilities face discrimination, segregation, and exclusion. But federal disability rights laws provide protection.
Regardless of your immigration status, you have guaranteed rights under the Constitution.
Understanding your rights under and eligibility for DACA.
100 Mile Border Zone
Here’s what you need to know about your rights at the border.
Enforcement at the Airport
Learn about your rights when encountering law enforcement at the airport.