Acts and Doctrines

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Civil Rights Act of 1875 Guaranteed that everyone, regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude, the right to the same treatment in ‘public accommodations’ i.e. inns, public land/water, theaters, etc. Even if they are privately owned, they are exercising public function for the benefit of the public, so they can be subject to public regulation Deemed unconstitutional during the Civil Rights Cases on the basis that Congress had no power to regulate the conduct of individuals 14 th amendment prohibits discrimination by state, not individuals so they can’t regulate an individual’s actions
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Civil Rights Act of 1964 Outlawed segregation in schools and public places Prohibited discrimination in public facilities, in government, and in employment Had a great protection in the right to vote Composed of 12 Titles Introduced by President Kennedy
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Fair Housing Act Outlawed: Refusal to sell or rent a dwelling to any person because of race, color, religion or national origin. Discrimination based on race, color, religion or national origin in the terms, conditions or privilege of the sale or rental of a dwelling. Advertising the sale or rental of a dwelling indicating
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course POLI 195 taught by Professor Mcguire during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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