Civil Rights Basics
The term civil rights refers to the legal and judicial protections opposite to the discrimination and other types of not egalitarian dealing according to the nationality, the race, the sex and other protected characteristics. The civil rights also contemplate the protection from the use of cruel or excessive force on the part of the police or other governmental representatives. This section includes the basic questions on the civil rights in the United States. The articles and resources include a summary of the origins of the laws on civil rights, a general description of the Bill of rights, a questionnaire on civil rights, summaries of mistakes emphasized from the Supreme Court of the United States on civil rights and more.