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The Civil Rights Cases
Citation:109 U.S. 3 (1883)
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These cases are all founded on the first and second second sections of the act of Congress known as the “Civil Rights Act.” Two of the cases, those against Stanley and Nichols, are indictments for denying to persons of color the accommodation and privileges of an inn or hotel; two of them, those against Ryan and Singleton, are for denying to individuals the privileges and accommodations of a theater.
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