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equal Protection


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A fundamental principle of common law and a constitutional right in the United States and many other nations is that all citizens, regardless of other distinguishing characteristics, have a right to the same level of protection from harms and from unlawful actions by others. This resembles the ethical principle of equity, impartiality, or distributive justice.

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