Civil Rights

Civil Rights in the United States Civil Rights Definition The rights of a citizen; the rights of an individual as a citizen; the rights due from one citizen to another, the privation of which is a civil wrong, for which redress may be sought in a civil action. Also sometimes applied to the […]

Penalties

Penalties in the United States Find more information on Penalties in relation to the Anti-boycott Laws in the legal Encyclopedias. Penalties and the International Trade Law Crimes and Penalties and Corporate Law This section provides basic coverage of Crimes and Penalties in relation to U.S. […]

Fair Housing Rights

Fair Housing Rights (Housing) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of fair housing rights. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Housing is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Rights Law in relation with fair housing rights is examined. Note that a list […]

Section Actions

Section Actions (Civil Rights Law) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of section actions. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Civil Rights Lawin relation to section actions is provided. Note that a list of bibliography resources and other aids appears at […]

Private Clubs

Private Clubs (Section Actions) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of private clubs. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Section Actions is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Rights Law in relation with private clubs is examined. Note that a list of […]

Advocacy

Advocacy in United States "Advocacy is the art of persuasion" Advocacy may be a promotion of a cause or point of view. It is also a general term related to a legal professional (advocate) who represents a client's interests in the courtroom; this term has no particular standing in […]

Elements

Elements in United States Elements Definition

Damage by the elements has been held synonymous with "damage by act of God." "The elements are the means by which God acts." 35 Cal. 416. Eligible, the term eligible relates to capacity of holding, as well as capacity of […]

Judges

Judges in the United States The methods used for judicial selection vary more widely. Executive appointment is used for all federal judges with the advice and consent of the Senate. The federal judicial selection process involves more participants than the constitutional provisions might […]

Protection of Disabled Persons

Protection of Disabled Persons (Civil Rights Law) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of protection of disabled persons. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Civil Rights Lawin relation to protection of disabled persons is provided. Note that a list of […]

Sex Discrimination

Sex Discrimination in the United States United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled SEX DISCRIMINATIONThe application of constitutional principle to government action that distinguishes on the basis of sex is a […]

Private Discrimination

Private Discrimination in the United States United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled PRIVATE DISCRIMINATIONThe Constitution is a document filled with restraints upon the actions of government, but for the most part it has […]

Welfare

Welfare in the United States Note: It is also used as the nickname for the old Aid for Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, later renamed Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). Corporate Welfare Corporate Welfare is the financial assistance given by the government to […]

Elections

Elections in the United States Political Parties, Elections, and Constitutional Law United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled POLITICAL PARTIES, ELECTIONS, AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAWSince the mid-1980s the Supreme Court has […]

Preclearance

Preclearance (Voting Rights) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of preclearance. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Voting Rights is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Rights Law in relation with preclearance is examined. Note that a list of cross […]

Video Privacy

Video Privacy (Privacy Rights) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of video privacy. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Privacy Rights is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Rights Law in relation with video privacy is examined. Note that a list of […]

Private Conspirators

Private Conspirators (Conspiracy) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of private conspirators. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Conspiracy is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Rights Law in relation with private conspirators is examined. Note that […]

Property Rights

Property Rights in the United States Property Rights Theory and Practice in the Supreme Court By Martin Lasden. He was a senior editor at California Lawyer (2006) When the U.S. Supreme Court backed a local authority's right to take people's homes, in 2005, it not only triggered a massive […]

Safety

Safety in the United States Legal Materials The Consumer Products Safety Commission is often a good first stop for safety information – check out their web site and/or call them. In addition, CCH publishes aConsumer Products Safety Guide, which brings together most of the relevant […]

Contractual Relations

Contractual Relations in United States Proof of Tortious Interference With Prospective Contractual Relations This section discusses generally the subject of Proof of Tortious Interference With Prospective Contractual Relations, how to determine the facts essential to Proof of Tortious […]

Remedies

Remedies in United States It is a maxim of law that for every wrong there is a remedy. Remedies are those legal aids that may be invoked by plaintiffs to cure the injuries done to them by defendants. There are a variety of remedies: monetary damages, injunctions, specific performance, and […]

Registration

Registration in the United States Registration in the Context of Courts General Jurisdiction General Jurisdiction Based on Incorporation or Registration to do Business in International Civil Litigation Analysis of the General Jurisdiction Based on Incorporation or Registration to do Business […]

Implied Causes of Action

Implied Causes of Action (Civil Rights Law) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of implied causes of action. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Civil Rights Lawin relation to implied causes of action is provided. Note that a list of bibliography resources […]

Search

Search in United States Search Definition

In Criminal Law. An examination of a man's house, premises, or person, for the purpose of discovering stolen or contraband goods, or proof of his guilt in relation to some crime or misdemeanor of which he is accused. The constitution of the […]

Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom in the United States Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in the United States: Religious Freedom Although religious freedom has not generally been curtailed in the United States, Roman Catholics, Jews, and members of such unconventional Protestant groups as the Oneida […]

Vote Dilution

Vote Dilution (Voting Rights) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of vote dilution. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Voting Rights is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Rights Law in relation with vote dilution is examined. Note that a list of […]

Claim Accrual

Claim Accrual (Practice) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of claim accrual. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Practice is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Rights Law in relation with claim accrual is examined. Note that a list of cross […]

Discrimination

Discrimination in the United States Introduction to Discrimination Concept of Discrimination In relation to immigration and citizenship, Discrimination is defined as: Unfair treatment because of your race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), citizenship or immigration status, […]

Disability Discrimination

Disability Discrimination in the United States United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled DISABILITY DISCRIMINATIONThe rights of people with disabilities have not received much protection under the Constitution. Statutes […]