civil right

noun

Legal Definition of civil right

: civil liberty especially : any of the civil liberties guaranteed by the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution and by the Civil Rights Acts usually used in pl. — see also Civil Rights Act of 1964

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“Civil right.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/civil%20right. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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