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Civil Rights Law

Terris, Pravlik & Millian, LLP represents groups and individuals in civil rights matters in federal courts throughout the country. Over the years, we have been successful in:

  • representing a class of female Foreign Service Officers and female applicants for Foreign Service positions, we successfully challenged the sexually discriminatory practices of the State Department
     
  • representing Medicaid beneficiaries in the District of Columbia, we challenged the District's failure to process applications and recertifications promptly and to provide legally required medical services to children and newborn babies. The firm continues to monitor and enforce a consent decree requiring provision of proper services
     
  • obtaining monetary relief for individuals who had been discriminated against under the Fair Housing Act
     
  • obtaining monetary relief for individual who had been denied accommodations due to disabilities
     
  • obtaining monetary relief for individuals who had been discriminated against on the basis of their race and religion

In the voting rights area, we represented a group of Florida voters in their challenge to the results in the 2000 Presidential Election. We litigated the case from the district court to the Supreme Court in a matter of days and filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief before the Supreme Court in Bush v. Gore.


Terris, Pravlik & Millian, LLP is a public interest law firm that litigates cases for clients with matters involving Environmental Law, Civil Rights Law, and Employment Law.



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