Legal Definition and Related Resources of Equality

Meaning of Equality

Likeness in possessing the same rights, and being liable to the same duties. See 1 TouUier, Dr. Civ. notes 170, 193.


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This definition of Equality is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This entry needs to be proofread.

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Legal English Vocabulary: Equality in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term equality into Spanish: igualdad (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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Definition of Equality

In relation to social issues, a meaning of equality is provided here: everyone should get the same treatment regardless of where their parents or grandparents were born, their race or religion, or how much money they have, citizens all have political, social, and economic equality.


See Also

  • Civil Liberty
  • Civil Right
  • Legal Right
  • Citizen Freedom
  • Political Liberty
  • Constitutional Right
  • Political Right
  • Freedom of Speech






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