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Brianna L. Hartley A. NAME OF CASE THE CIVIL RIGHTS CASES (UNITED STATES V. STANLEY.; UNITED STATES V. RYAN.; UNITED STATES V. NICHOLS.; UNITED STATES V. SINGLETON.; ROBINSON& WIFE V. MEMPHIS AND CHARLESTON RAILROAD COMPANY) Supreme Court of the United States 109 U.S. 3 B. FACTS Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1875 that gave everyone equal rights to enjoy the accommodations, advantages, privileges, and the facilities of inns, theatres, and any public place that provides amenities. This law prohibited the discrimination against someone based on their race or color, and also on the basis of any of a person’s previous condition of work, their status as a slave. C. ISSUE Under constitutional law, is the discrimination against free African Americans a violation of the due process under the 14th Amendment, after the Civil Rights Act of 1875 was passed? D. HOLDING The court decided that the discrimination of a free man does not actually violate the
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