Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CIVIL RIGHT

The civil right is that which is derived from the civil power.

We have no moral nor civil right to make any demands, or ask any favours.

This principle is the foundation and essence of law and of civil right.

Hence it differs from a civil right, which is derived from society or the State, and is intended for a social or civil purpose.

In eligibility to office, in suffrage, and in every other civil right, men are all on terms of perfect equality.

John's right to his pencil, being guarantied to him by the laws of civil society, is a civil right.

Avowedly he was ready to lay the time-honored principles of civil right and the ancient law at the feet of the Slave Power.

For, what one civil right is worth a rush after a man's property is subject to be taken from him at pleasure without his consent?

Also, "This (the county court) was the great constitutional judicature in all questions of civil right."

Now this is either a civil right, or a right more or less extensive than the civil right.