2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 53 - Crimes
Chapter 939 - Offenses Against the Person
Section 53-37b - Deprivation of a person’s equal rights and privileges by force or threat.


CT Gen Stat § 53-37b (2012) What's This?

Any person who, acting alone or in conspiracy with another, for the purpose of depriving any person or class of persons of the equal protection of the laws of this state or the United States, or of equal privileges and immunities under the laws of this state or the United States, engages in the use of force or threat, as provided in section 53a-62, shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor, except that if bodily injury results such person shall be guilty of a class C felony or if death results such person shall be guilty of a class B felony.

(P.A. 93-412, S. 1.)

See Sec. 52-571a re action for damages and other relief for violation of this section.

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