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Constitutional & Govermental Litigation

From the impeachment trial of Nebraska’s first governor to a landmark decision on nuclear waste, Cline Williams trial lawyers have long been involved on both sides of controversies between the state and its citizens.  Cline Williams regularly defends governmental entities, officials, employees and contractors in lawsuits alleging civil rights violations and related claims.  The firm also represents cities, counties, universities and school districts in a variety of other litigation.  In many other cases, Cline Williams trial lawyers defend and enforce the firm’s private clients’ rights against the government, including major civil rights victories in the areas of property rights and bad faith governmental licensing action.   Whether the firm’s clients are individuals or businesses, Cline Williams trial lawyers stand prepared to challenge governmental action violating their rights:

  • Defense of civil rights actions against public health care providers and contractors, law enforcement and correctional officers, educators, and other public officials
  • Lawsuits to determine the validity of state and federal statutes, or to obtain damages for the violation of business, property or individual rights
  • Representation of the print and broadcast media in disputes with the government
  • Defense of False Claims and Medicaid Fraud lawsuits
  • Trial representation of universities, school districts and other public entities
  • FOIA, public records, and political accountability and disclosure matters

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