Civil Right Definition

Any governmentally recognized or constitutionally or legally protected economic, personal, or political liberty or right of an individual.
Webster's New World Law
In the United States, any of the liberties and rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth, and Nineteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, and legislation designed to protect or encourage the exercise of those rights.
Webster's New World Law

Freedom from discrimination, especially that based on race. See also civil liberty, liberty, and right.

Webster's New World Law

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