Legal Question in Civil Rights Law in Pennsylvania

i am a african american muslim woman who wears a veil, the bus driver passed me up i caught the bus asked why, he tells me to get off i say no he called the police 3

officers came to make a story short i was not aggressive, hostile one of the officers said he didnt like my posture and the way i look and twisted my arm behind my back for ten minutes, wrote me a citation that is not understandable made a muslim brother leave who came to my aide. do i have a case ?

Asked on 9/10/09, 1:54 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Daniel Cevallos Cevallos & Wong, LLP

You have a case against you if you were charged for the incident by the police. You probably don't have a case for being restrained.

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Answered on 9/15/09, 2:09 pm

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