FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS

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A civil right is an enforceable right or privilege, which if interfered with by another gives rise to an action for injury.

Discrimination occurs when the civil rights of an individual are denied or interfered with because of the...

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In early 2005, Ricky D. Fox, a retired state trooper, announced his intention to run for Police Chief of his hometown of Vinton, Louisiana ("the Town"). See Fox v. Vice, 594 F.3d 423, 425 (5th Cir. 2010); Brief for Petitioner, Ricky D. Fox at 5. This...