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Civil rights guarantee people the right to be treated fairly regardless of their gender, national origin, race, age, sexual orientation or religion. These rights provide the basic outline in laws of the United States and many other countries.
It varies from state to state and country to country. Usually the "Age of Consent" is recognized by the judge and affords the minor the option to choose which parent to live with. Some states do not grant the child any say in the decision.
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Well, common sense tells me that IF it was reported 'stolen", the cops would at least drive by and look.Certainly, charges filed would bring at least 2 cops to talk to you, dont you think? In some states, that can happen. Are you in one of those states?
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Answer The US Constitution and Declaration of Independence contributed much to the civil rights and liberties of the US political system. It is first important to distinguish the two documents. The Declaration was essentially a resolution passed by the Second Continental Congress to infor…
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The First Amendment only protects free speech. Expressions which don't convey a specific message are not protected. That (according to the ACLU's web site) includes: non-natural-colored hair, mohawks/other hair cuts/piercings, etc. Schools can and do limit specific types of clothing and accessories …
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Most modernized countries believe that there should be equal rights. There are cultures though that believe that the men are more superior.
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There were multiple events that started it. The Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955) is often stated as the beginning of the movement. But school desegregation had begun the previous year with the 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.*(see the links below to read events that…
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Civil Liberties are rights and freedoms that provide an individual with specific rights.
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They would be punished! Possibly get hanged up or worse.....
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No, a judge cannot be sued. A case could possibly be brought against the state, but this is usually a situation where you appeal with these claims. Other Contributor Opinions The grounds for suit against a presiding judge in which a party (parties) believe their Constitutional and/or civil rights h…
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Homer Plessy was born March 17, 1863.
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Dr.Martin Luther King was the leader.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, Althea Gibson, and other black followers.
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Clearly it did not do so, since the "Separate, but Equal" doctrine flourished long after the 14th amendment. It wasn't completely abolished (legally) until the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As a practical matter, some might say the "Separate, but Equal" doctrine is still around to some extent, even tho…
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congress wanted to act over Johnson's veto
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The civil rights movement end in 1968
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The Great Migrationa move to the more tolerant north from the south which was alot less tolerant to black Americans
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Homer Plessy was allegedly a shoemaker and Vice-President of Societe des Francs Amis (Society of French Friends), a social organization that paid medical and funeral expenses for dues-paying members. Later in life he became a collector for People's Life Insurance Company. Homer A. Plessy (March 17,…
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John F. Kennedy introduced the Civil Rights Ammendment, and Johnson passed it. But MLK was a great leader in the Civil Rights movement for blacks, as well as Malcom X. For the Chicano movement, Cesar Chaves was a hero. Betty Freidam and Gloria Steinem were leaders in the Womans Civil Rights movement…
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The sit-ins resulted in the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This declared segregation in public places to be unlawful. So the sit-ins contributed to the civil rights movement by causeing the desegragation of public institutions.
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To end racial discrimination in America and ensure equal civil rights for members of every ethnic group.
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It outlawed discrimination in public accommodations and by employer, to strenghte federal powers in desegregating schools and to protect the voting rights of Africa Americans.
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yes the cane should be brought back into schools and here is whyIn schools there are bullies who torment their classmates for fun, research proves that most teachers cannot control the classroom environment, we are producing a generation that has not been properly taught right from wrong.In some cas…
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File what is called a 1983 action in Federal Court, so-called from the number of the section in the Civil Rights Act. If you win, you will probably get your attorney's fees paid by the other side.
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The Civil Rights Act banned the use of different voter registration standards for blacks and whites, prohibited discrimination in public accommodations such as motels, restaurants, gas stations, theaters, and sports arenas, allowed the withholding of federal funds from public, or private programs th…
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allow uneducated white voters to avoid literacy tests
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It became a law because congress wanted to act over Johnson's veto.
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There is no evidence that the attitudes children are taught towards gay people has any effect on their sexuality. They are no more or less likely to be gay, but they are less likely to bully and abuse people who are gay when they're older. Also, if they are gay and have been taught as a young child …
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Settlements are just now being finalized. To date, GKS has settled around 700 cases, for a TOTAL settlement cost of around $60 million. The average settlement PER CASE is under $100,000. (Source: BusinessWeek May 11, 2010) People, read more than just the headline when citing sources.
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Martin Luther King Jr. has many contributions to society that it will take a whole book to discuss it. Here is some of his most famous work:1. Leadership:· December 21, 1956 - The Montgomery buses were desegregated.· January 1957 - King Jr. became president of the Southern Christian Leadership Con…
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Social justice is a form of justice that improves the social life of freedom and living to people Answer 2 The fair and proper administration of laws conforming to the natural law that all persons, irrespective of ethnic origin, gender,possessions, race, religion, etc., are to be treated equally a…
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A notary can only act within the state which appointed them. Commissioners of deeds are appointed by a certain state to "notarize" signatures in another state or foreign country, for documents to be used in the appointing state. For example, a Florida notary public can only notarize signatures in …
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The Miranda Rights protect your constitutional rights. The standard is as follows: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you. You have the right to an attorney present during all questioning, you may invoke your right to counsel at anytime. If you cannot…
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Malcom X was a violent protester during the Civil Rights Movement until his journey to Mecca where he decided to become a non-violent protester. While he was a violent protester he was part of the Black Panther Party.Hope this helped. :)malcom x started riots by telling other african americans he pr…
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Capitalism I am going to focus on western culture, as I think that it would be fair to say that in some other parts of the world such reasons as religion could not too unfairly be singled out. So concentrating on the main western countries, the hindrance to equality between the genders is capitalis…
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The Civil Rights movement was a very successful era during the Vietnam War. It was especially influential in discovering significant historical figures such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Malcom X, etc. Forms of protests consisted of sit-ins, bus boycotts, and marches that lasted …
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it gave full citizenship to african americans and gave the federal government the right to intervene in state affairs to protect them.
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Fifth Amendment to the Constitution - the Takings Clause. Seniority rights are intellectual property.Other:Best tactic is to contact the National Labor Relations Board.Do a web search to find the office nearest you.
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The civil rights made it so we could get more freedom in the united states during slavery and Segregation. Like the 14th amendment. The Civil rights movement also meant that Black people and other ethnic minorities have equal rights as whites and can now have equal opportunities.
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There are three. 13th Amendment - banned slavery/involuntary servitude14th Amendment - all citizens have equal protection under the law15th Amendment - male African Americans are given the right to vote
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Jim Crow laws
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the civil rights act of 1866 granted citizenship to all persons born in the united states except for native Americans
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he took a risk of saying his speech in front of everyone
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He helped blacks in a peaceful way unlike malcome x who believe in revenge on the people who didn't show blacks respect
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my neighbor called me prostitute
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Because all people have rights.
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absolute rights guarenteed to every individual.
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Laws are made at many levels of government. At both provincial legislatures and federal government.laws are quite simply made in CANADA by the government. and the courts and what not. we don't have much say.
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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibited discrimination in hiring and ended segregation in stores, restaurants, theaters, and hotels.
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The Civil Rights Movement began in the mid-1950s, and initially focused on litigation against segregation. Thurgood Marshall, who would become a Supreme Court Justice, successfully argued Brown v. Board of Education, proving segregation violated the Constitution. By the late 1950s, and early sixties…
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Civil rights are the non political rights or privileges of citizens, especially the rights to personal liberty guaranteed to United States citizens by the 13th and 14th amendments to the Constitution.
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Human rights are rights people have just by virtue of being human. Civil rights are bestowed by countries to their citizens. Civil rights may be taken away, but human rights are universal and can't be denied.
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It was an act to provide equal rights to all men, regardless of skin color.
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Yes. There is nothing wrong with gays marrying even though in the past it was believed to be wrong. Religion does not play a role in government.
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it is simple simply because citizens must know the rights of others and about their government
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You should probably just give up all hope of life.... This is your A.P. Govt. teacher and I know who this is...
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13th, 14th, and 15th
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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You will have three months from the dismissal date to do this. To do the claim you must show that you were not given any options except to resign due to a breach in contract with the employer.
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The Act banned discrimination in employment and public accommodations on the basis of race, skin color, religion, and previous condition (servitude).
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The Miranda rights are guaranteed by the 5th and 6th amendments to protect people accused of crimes. They give anybody in police custody the right to remain silent, to an attorney, and to have a court appointed attorney if they don't have one. These rights must be made clear to people who are accuse…
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The Civil Rights Commission Amendments Act of 1994 was enacted by the President on October 21, 1994. It amended the Civil Rights Act of 1983.
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Since the Civil War (1860-1865) African-Americans still were treated unjustly. With the South's "Jim Crowe" laws that stated that African Americans were equal but separate. This meant they did not have the same rights as the majority of people. They had to drink from fountains labeled "Negroes only,…
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Australia should be a country with equal rights for all people,as long as they are not harming any other person. Two people who spend their lives together should be allowed the same rights as any heterosexual couple. -- That should be a no-brainer. Yes.
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Tolerance good, intolerance bad. It should be allowed because you are born either gay or straight. It's not a choice. Moreover, even if it were a choice, it is not a bad thing. It does not affect anyone negatively unless someone wants to be affected by it negatively.
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Rosa Parks' birth name (until her marriage to Raymond Parks) was Rosa Louise McCauley.
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Human rights are basic, like the right be be alive...civil rights are laws created by society...for example... mass murdering of Jews in WW2 would be a human rights violation while sueing a company for labor law violations would be a civil rights issue.
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MLK got involved in civil rights movement for 1 people from his church were involved and 2 the main reason he got involved was because he found a way to fight non violently
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The Miranda Rights are an example of a supreme court precedent, set by a historic case in 1966. Before 1966 there was no national standard for informing a suspect of his rights. After the case, all law enforcement agencies adopted a policy of reading people their Miranda rights.
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Homer Plessy was classified as an "Octoroon" by 19th-Century New Orleans standards, meaning he was one-eighth African in descent. Plessy had one black grandmother, a Haitian "free woman of color," named Catherine Mathieu, who married and bore eight children with Homer's French Caucasian grandfather,…
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A worldwide political movement for equality before the law occured between the years 1950 and 1980. Civil and political rights include: Ensuring peoples' physical integrity and safetyNatural justice (procedural fairness) in law (such as the rights of the accused, including the right to a fair trial…
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As long as you are a human being, you have certain civil rights (e.g. Freedom of speech). If you are currently living in a country that denies these rights, I'm afraid that there are only three ways to do that. 1. A massive movement of oppressed people 2. Leaving the country 3. Avoiding the situatio…
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The Constitution
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As the justices saw it, the law treated blacks and whites just the same -- both were subject to punishment for being in the wrong car. It seemed to the majority that Plessy's real complaint was that blacks were socially inferior to whites [according to the law], which was not a problem that the law …
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Bill Clinton.
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When being arrested anywhere in the United States for anything or interrogated for anything an officer is REQUIRED to read you your Miranda rights.
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It brought people closer.
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July 2, 1964
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s mission was to improve Civil Rights for everyone- especially those who were of African descent. A major innovation/law in Civil Rights was in 1964 The Civil Rights Act and 1965 with the Voting Rights Act. Dr. King was an inspiration to generations of people of all races. …
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First, there is the lack of choice. If there are only two parties, then they must reach towards the majority of the country. Therefore, they need to not have extreme views, so they both are very similar because their options are limited. Second, by only having two parties, it limits the potential f…
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In the move Separate but Equal it was very important that the Supreme Court vote was unanimous to support the change to society. The decision was going to bring about social change and the decision need to come from a united front.
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A persons rights are that you are not allowed to be touched by anyone without your consent
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Where to I report not payment of hours I worked. Have report it to supervisor,still not pay for hours worked. what can be done with this?
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Of currently existing independent countries, New Zealand was the first to give women the right to vote in 1893 when it was a self-governing British colony. Similarly, the colony of South Australia enacted legislation giving women the vote in 1894. Places with similar status which granted women the v…
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Martin Luther King, Jr. is an example of a slain civil rights leader. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Medgar Evers is another example.
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Performa is a mis-spelling of proforma. Use Proforma: Description of financial statements that have one or more assumptions or hypothetical conditions built into the data. Often used with balance sheets and income statements. Example: Provided to show rent or income projections upon acquisition …
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Homer Plessy, the Petitioner in the landmark US Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson, (1896), was arrested on June 7, 1892 for refusing to remove himself from a "whites only" train car on the East Louisiana Railroad, in violation of Louisiana's Separate Car Act of 1890. Act 111 required passengers …
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Every aspect of employment is covered by law. The first of any form of employment needs a contract, the employee must have a contact of employment. There is a whole series of laws that relate to the conditions of work, these include: * Minimum wage * Hours worked * Discrimination * Health and safety…
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Aside from murder and mayhem, the Ku Klux Klan didn't contribute to the Civil Rights Movement, in fact, they attempted to stop it. However, one could say the imagery of murderous terrorists hiding behind sheets caused the world, and the rest of the country to view the south in a terrible light, and …
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I am in the process of providing free legal forms for prison inmates on-line. For more information contact Jack Thompson at amendmentone@comcast.net
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Below is the Miranda Rights text most states use: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney during interrogation; if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you." (This answer applies to th…
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hold or express opinions that are at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially expressed.
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April 11th, 1964 President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act.
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