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Primary sources of the law, such as the Constitution, statutes, and court decisions all help to support a civil rights claim. Below you will find a sampling of landmark Constitutional amendments, statutes, and cases that are frequently cited in civil rights litigation.
United States Constitution
Voting RightsAct amendments of 1982, Pub.L. 97–205, June 29, 1982, 96 Stat. 131
Supreme Court Decisions