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'1`rru: xx1v.—CIVIL RIGHTS. 347 T I T L E X X I V . CIVIL RIGITTS. sa-. ser-. 1977. ual rights und e law. . ' rm. {fits of crmnfiihmm to mr W “`.$Z.Z‘~`..“£.E".‘€‘2?“”"°“°°"”"’°"°°“"’ _and personal (property. _ 1985. Marshals to obey precepts, dn:. 1979. Crvrl action for eprrvation of rights. 1986. Fees of district attornev, &c. 1980. Conspiracy. 1987. Of persons appointedv to execute 1981. Actron for neglect to prevent con- process, &c. sprracy. 1988. Speedfy trial. 1982. Drstrrct attorney, &c., to prosecute. 1989.- Aid o military and naval forces. 1983. Commissioners. 1990. Peonage abolished. 1991. Foregoing section, how enforced. Src. 1977. All persons within the jurisdiction of the United States Eq¤¤lright¤u¤· shall have the same right in every State and Territory to make and ‘l°}' *h°'““;_ enforce contracts, to sue, be parties, give evidence, and to the full and 31 May, 1870, c. equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of persons and Ut ¤· 16, V- I6. P- property as is enjoyed by white citizens, and shall be subject to like pun- Nj MM 18.,5 rshment, pains, penalties, taxes, licenses, and exactions of every kind, U4 _,_1 ,,:18 ,,_3gg` and to no other. [Sec 5 868-] i l ° ` Sec. 1978. All citizens of the United States shall have the same right, Rightsofcitizens in every State and Territo , as is enjoyed by white citizens thereof to l¤ ¤>¤P¤¢¢ tv Ml inherit, purchase, lease, sell}: hold, and convey real and personal prop- ’;]g,P°”°““lP'°P' erty. _;_;___ 9 April, 1866, c. 31, s. 1, v. 14, p. 27. Sec. 1979. Every person who, under color of any `statute, ordinance, Civil action for regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory, subjects, or· ‘l“,¥;t;"'°"°” °f causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person rE.-;._. .- within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privi- 20Apn1, 1871,e. legcs, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be iable 22- S· l· "- l7· P· 13- to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity, or other proper procee ing for redress. [Sn SS H!. •2•-I Sec. 1980. First. If two or more persons in any State or Territory con- Conspiracy. spire to prevent, by force, intimidation, or threat, any person from accept- 31 jggm ing or holding any office, trust, or dplaoe of confidence under the United 33, v, 12, 'p_ gsi States, or from discharging an uties thereof; or to induce by like 20 April, 1871,4:. means any officer of the Unitedy States to leave any State, district, or 22,“,·`;·"· 1g9S13- place, where his duties as an officer are required to be performed, or to 114 ,,_ fhg p_3g,§‘ injure him in his person or property on account of his awful discharge’' of the duties of his office. orwhile engaged in the lawful discharge thereof, or to in`ure his property so as to mo est, interrupt, hinder, or impede him in the discharge of his official duties; Second. If two or more persons in any State or Territory conspire to deter. b force, intimidation, or threat, any party or witness in any court of the Ulirited States from attendin such court, or from testifying to any matter pending therein, freely, futlly, and truthfully, or to inj)ure suc party or witness in his person or property on account of his aving so attended or testified, or to iniiuence the verdict, presentment, or indictment of any grand or petit juror in any such court, or to injure such juror in his person or property on account of any verdict, presentment, or indictment lawfully assented to by him, or of his being or having been such jluror; or if two or more persons conspire for the purpose of impeding, indering, obstructing, or defeating, in any manner, the due course of justice in any State or Territory, wrth intent to deny to any citizen the equal protection of the laws, or to injure him or his property for lawfully enforcing, or attempting to enforce, the right of any person, or class of p0l*S0ns., to the equal protection of the laws; _ _ Third. If two or more persons in any State or Territory conspire, or go in disguise on the highway or on the premises of another, for the purpose