Section 1981

Definition of "Section 1981"
  1. A part of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 that provides equal rights to all races in matters such as the ability to enter into and enforce contracts, including anti-discrimination in employment
How to use "Section 1981" in a sentence
  1. Section 1981 was invoked in the employment lawsuit alleging racial bias.
  2. Under Section 1981, she had every right to file a lawsuit against the discriminatory housing policy.
  3. A business's discriminatory hiring practices are in violation of Section 1981.

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