Civil Rights Act

Civil Rights Act may refer to several acts in the history of civil rights in the United States, including:

Read more about Civil Rights Act:  Federal Legislation, State Legislation

Other articles related to "civil rights act, civil, civil rights, act, right":

Protected Class
... be discriminated against based on these characteristics Race – Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 Color – Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 Religion – Federal Civil ...
Lemuel Penn
... Ku Klux Klan in 1964, nine days after passage of the Civil Rights Act ... Federal prosecutors eventually charged both for violating Penn's civil rights ... prosecuted the men for violations under the new Civil Rights Act of 1964, passed just nine days before Penn's murder ...
Civil Rights Act - State Legislation
... California Unruh Civil Rights Act, prohibiting discrimination in housing Florida Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992, freedom from discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age ...
List Of United States Supreme Court Cases By The Warren Court
427 (1953) Claims under Securities Act of 1933 not arbitrable Miller Brothers Co. 332 (1956) contracts under the Natural Gas Act of 1938 Federal Power Commission v. 348 (1956) contracts under the Federal Power Act Griffin v ...
List Of United States Supreme Court Cases - 1960–1969
17 (1960) Fifteenth Amendment, Civil Rights Act Federal Power Commission v ... Income Tax Then Litigate, Internal Revenue Act Dusky v. 603 (1960) no property right in Social Security benefits Boynton v ...

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