Everyone has basic rights under the U.S. Constitution and civil rights laws.

Click on the links below to learn what rights you have, how to exercise them, and what to do when your rights are violated.

None of the information in these guides is intended as legal advice. We try to keep our Know Your Rights materials current. However, information on these pages may not reflect recent legislation or case law that could impact your rights. If you have a specific concern, please reach out to the ACLU of Maine or an attorney.