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Acting Under the Color of Law

Title 18, U.S.C., Section 242 (Deprivation of Rights Under Color of Law)

When you deal with public officials it may be useful to acquaint yourself, and possibly them, with the federal statute pertaining to the deprivation of rights, privileges, etc. by a person or persons acting under color of law.

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