Practice Area

Civil Rights

Robles, Rael & Anaya specializes in defending federal, state, and local government entities from claims brought under Section 1983 of the Civil Rights Act, as well as the New Mexico Tort Claims Act.  In representing clients, we have litigated claims involving pro se plaintiffs, as well as class-action lawsuits.  Our extensive experience ensures clients are provided with the highest quality representation by knowledgeable attorneys.

Our civil rights lawyers have successfully represented clients in a wide range of claims, including:

  • Prisoner rights
  • Conditions of confinement
  • Overcrowding
  • Indigent care services
  • Officer misconduct
  • First Amendment freedom of religion and freedom of speech
  • Foster care
  • Developmental disability

We have also defended claims arising under numerous laws, such as:

  • Religious Freedom Restoration Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA),
  • Claims under the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and 14th Amendments