HyperDic: civil_right

English > 1 sense of the expression civil right:
NOUNattributecivil rightright or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
English > civil right: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningRight or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowercivil libertyfundamental individual right protected by law and expressed as immunity from unwarranted governmental interference
equal opportunityThe right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin
equal protection of the lawsA right guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution and by the due-process clause of the Fifth Amendment
freedom from cruel and unusual punishmentA right guaranteed by the 8th amendment to the US Constitution
freedom from discriminationImmunity from discrimination on the basis of race or sex / sex or nationality / nationality or religion or age
freedom from double jeopardyA civil right guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution
freedom from involuntary servitudeA civil right guaranteed by the 13th amendment to the US Constitution
freedom from search and seizureA right guaranteed by the 4th amendment to the US Constitution
freedom from self-incrimination, privilege against self incriminationThe civil right (guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution) to refuse to answer questions or otherwise give testimony against yourself
freedom of assemblyThe right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances
freedom of religionA civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
freedom of speechA civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
freedom of the pressA right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
freedom to bear armsA right guaranteed by the 2nd amendment to the US Constitution
habeas corpusThe civil right to obtain a writ of habeas corpus as protection against illegal imprisonment
right to an attorneyA civil right guaranteed by the 6th amendment to the US Constitution
right to confront accusorsA right guaranteed by the 6th amendment to the US Constitution
right to due processA right guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution
right to speedy and public trial by juryA civil right guaranteed by the 6th amendment to the US Constitution
Broaderhuman right(law) any basic right or freedom to which all human beings are entitled and in whose exercise a government may not interfere (including rights ... / rights to life and liberty as well as freedom of thought and expression and equality before the law)
Spanishderechos civiles
Catalandrets civils

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict