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  Civil rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Civil rights are distinguished from "human rights" or "natural rights"—civil rights are rights that are bestowed by nations on those within their territorial boundaries, while natural or human rights are rights that many scholars claim ought to belong to all people.
For example, the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) argued that the natural rights of life, liberty and property should be converted into civil rights and protected by the sovereign state as an aspect of the social contract.
In the United States, for example, laws protecting civil rights appear in the Constitution, in the amendments to the Constitution (particularly the 13th and 14th Amendments), in federal statutes, in state constitutions and statutes and even in the ordinances of counties and cities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Civil_rights   (2052 words)

 Teachers' Rights: Encyclopedia of Everyday Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Private school teachers may also enjoy rights in their contracts that are similar to due process rights, including the inability of a private school to dismiss the teacher without cause, notice, or a hearing.
Similar to rights to freedom of expression, public school teachers enjoy rights to freedom of association, based on the First Amendment's provision that grants citizens the right to peaceful assembly.
Thus, for example, a teacher may be terminated from his or her position for such acts as ADULTERY or other sexual conduct outside marriage, and courts will be hesitant to overrule the decisions of the school board.
law.enotes.com /everyday-law-encyclopedia/89947   (4218 words)

 Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Moreover, the Egyptian blockade prior to the 1956 Suez War violated the Convention on the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone, which was adopted by the UN Conference on the Law of the Sea on April 27, 1958.
UN Security Council Resolution 242 (November 1967), calls for "withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from territories occupied in the recent conflict" (Six-Day war); and UN Security Council Resolution 446 (March 1979), declared settlements on the West Bank, Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights to be "illegal".
On the Right, the Likud party was formed by a union of the Liberals and the nationalist Herut party.
israel.iqnaut.net   (5016 words)

 UNLV Libraries: Find Articles and More   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Subjects include anarchism, democracy, ecology, feminism, gay and lesbian issues, indigenous peoples, labor, national liberation, and socialism.
ARTstor is a non-profit initiative, founded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching and learning in the arts and associated fields.
Included are autobiographies, case law and statutes, government publications, photographs, reference and scholarly articles, speeches, and excerpts from manuscript collections such as the files of the NAACP and the White House civil rights files of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
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