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Resurrecting Civil Rights: Reading an Old Act for a New Era

George Rutherglen

in Civil Rights in the Shadow of Slavery: The Constitution, Common Law, and the Civil Rights Act of 1866

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199739707
eISBN:
9780199979363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739707.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Human Rights and Immigration

Civil rights returned to dominate the nation's domestic agenda with Brown v. Board of Education. Although not directly involved in that case, the 1866 Act furnished part of the background for this ... More


Reaffirming the Revived Act: Extension, Reconsideration, and Recodification

George Rutherglen

in Civil Rights in the Shadow of Slavery: The Constitution, Common Law, and the Civil Rights Act of 1866

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199739707
eISBN:
9780199979363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739707.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Human Rights and Immigration

The revival of the 1866 Act in Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co. had momentous implications. In theory, it made the whole range of rights protected by the act applicable to private discrimination, while ... More


The Civil Rights Cases

Lackland H. Bloom

in Do Great Cases Make Bad Law?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199765881
eISBN:
9780199366903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765881.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Civil Rights Cases struck down the Civil Rights Act of 1875 which had extended protection against racial discrimination to certain private businesses including common carriers, inns, restaurants ... More


The Duty to Treat Others as Equals: Who Stands Under It?

Sophia Moreau

in Faces of Inequality: A Theory of Wrongful Discrimination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190927301
eISBN:
9780190927332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927301.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Chapter Seven, “The Duty to Treat Others as Equals: Who Stands Under It?,” focuses on the obligations of governments and private individuals to treat people as equals. The author considers several ... More


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