No Hate Crimes, 2011

(2011) No Hate Crimes, 2011. Civil Rights Commission

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Abstract

Civil Remedies for Hate Crimes §729A.5 A victim who has suffered physical, emotional or financial harm as a result of a violation of this chapter due to the commission of a Hate Crime BECAUSE OF the protected characteristics is entitled to and may bring an action for injunctive relief, general and specific damages, reasonable attorney fees, and court costs. An action must be brought within two years after the violation. In such an action the burden of proof shall be the same as in other civil actions for similar relief. This section does not apply to complaints of discriminatory or illegal practices under Iowa Code §216.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Hate Crimes, Civil Rights
Subjects: Social issues and programs > Civil and human rights
Social issues and programs
Social issues and programs > Civil and human rights > Discrimination
ID Code: 13709
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 13 Sep 2012 17:21
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2012 17:21
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/13709

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