Civil Rights Acts

Civil Rights Acts
Federal statutes enacted after Civil War, and more recently in 1957 and 1964, intended to implement and give further force to basic personal rights guaranteed by Constitution. Such Acts prohibit discrimination based on race, color, age, or religion

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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