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Second Amendment

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Such language has created considerable debate regarding the Amendment's intended scope.

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Erwin Chemerinsky, Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies 26-28 (2006).

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Overview

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) enforces federal laws prohibiting workplace discrimination. The EEOC was created by the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Equal Protection

Overview

Equal Protection refers to the idea that a governmental body may not deny people equal protection of its governing laws. The governing body state must treat an individual in the same manner as others in similar conditions and circumstances. 

 

Employment Discrimination


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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. 

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