Search for public civil rights court records online in the Harris County Justice Courts of Texas (Harris County JP Courts). Lookup the case information you need and search by case number, case name, party, attorney, judge, docket entry, filing date, courthouse, case type, party type, party representation, and more. Get access to the court dockets, transcripts, and legal data on the parties, attorneys, law firms, and judges involved in court cases in Harris County.
UniCourt’s case search gives you real-time access to a range of case types in Texas trial courts, including not only Civil Rights, but also Criminal, Family, Forfeiture, Labor, Probate, Property, Contract, Personal Injury, and Small Claims. Along with streamlined access to court data, you can also get the latest court docket information, obtain case summaries, check case statuses, and track lawsuits to get real-time alerts on new case updates.
Civil rights lawsuits allow people to seek remedies for violations of constitutional rights, privileges, or immunities. Discrimination is the most popular type of civil rights complaint. There are many other types of civil rights cases, including firearms rights, voting discrimination, employment discrimination, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Equal Access to Justice Act, education discrimination, and housing/accommodation discrimination.
In 2021, the Harris County Justice Courts saw 29 civil rights cases filed. In 2022, the number of civil rights cases increased to 94. During these years, residential and wrongful eviction cases were the most filed cases in the Harris County Justice Courts.
In 2022, the top Plaintiff’s Attorney for civil rights cases in the Harris County Justice Courts is Kelly Phelps of Travis Schultz & Partners.
In 2022, the top five Defense Attorneys for civil rights cases were Marcos A. Adrogue of Adrogue Law Firm, PLLC; Brian C. Burns of Brian C. Burns, Attorney at Law, PLLC; John P. Cedillo of Cedillo Law Firm, PLLC; Charles French III of Charles French of Attorney at Law; and Robert O. W. Pelton of Pelton Law Offices.
UniCourt is your single source for state and federal civil rights court records, offering comprehensive court coverage and the most complete and accurate dataset available.
Everyday, UniCourt collects all of the newly filed civil rights cases in the Harris County Justice Courts and lets you search through those new case filings in our CrowdSourced Library™. Further, UniCourt allows you to track state court civil rights litigation and have real-time case alerts sent directly to your inbox. UniCourt also gives you the power to download civil rights court documents on-demand without ever having to login to a government court database, and gives you unlimited access to download millions of free state and federal court documents in our CrowdSourced Library™.
In addition to the Harris County Justice Courts, UniCourt provides you with access to civil rights cases from other state courts across Texas, including some of the largest counties across the state, such as the Bexar County District Court and the Tarrant County Courts.
UniCourt also gives you access to civil court records for all of the federal courts across the state of Texas, including the federal courts with jurisdiction over Harris County: the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the U.S.Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
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