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Alabama Civil Rights Laws

Below you will find state-specific laws on civil rights in various different contexts, including whether private civil rights actions are permitted, applicable statutes of limitations, and pertinent code provisions. Click on the links below for state-specific civil rights laws.

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section 25-1-20, et seq.(Age); 24-8-1, et seq. (Housing)
Agency Age: Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Administrative Preemption No
Private Action Permitted? Yes
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? Age: Yes; Housing: Discretionary
Statute of Limitations Age: 300 days; Housing: 180 days with agency; 1 yr. private actions

Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.

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