Barbershop Raid Case Settles for $125,000 After Full Appeals Court Orders Mediation

A civil rights case over a raid on a Florida barbershop has settled for $125,000, leaving unresolved a federal appeals question about whether law enforcement officers can be liable for constitutional violations committed by other officers. The issue was important Read More →

Shayan Modarres Successfully Argues Appeal Before Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Re: Unconstitutional Barbershop Raids

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with Shayan Modarres’ argument, and the lower District Court’s decision, that Orange County Sheriffs Office Deputies should be held liable for unconstitutional raids conducted on Black and Hispanic owned barbershops in the Pine Read More →

Client Samuel Fuller Awarded $75,000 In Settlement With Sanford Police Department

We reached a settlement on behalf of our client, Samuel Fuller, with the Sanford Police Department and the City of Sanford. Mr. Fuller was awarded $75,000 stemming from an incident where he was Tased by a Sanford Police officer. Watch Read More →

Shayan Modarres Retained By Samuel Fuller. Internal Investigation Launched After Sanford PD Shoots Him in the Head With Taser

SANFORD, Fla. —The attorney for a man says he was badly hurt during an incident with Sanford Police Department officers. They say a stun gun was used on the man during an arrest, leading to a fall. An internal review Read More →

Trayvon Martin Remembered at UCF March and Vigil 7/18/13

Students and members of the Orlando community participated in a march and candlelight vigil in honor of Trayvon Martin on Thursday at the UCF Orlando campus. The event occurred five days after George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Martin last year, was Read More →

Shayan Modarres Organizes 1,800-2,000 Protesters In Downtown Orlando No Justice, No Sleep Rally

FOX 35 News Orlando video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player A crowd of about 1,200 people converged on the Orange County Courthouse on Wednesday evening to honor Trayvon Martin days after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of the South Read More →