§ 16-5-10 Conspiracy against civil rights
§ 16-5-20 Punishment for commission of additional crimes
§ 16-5-30 Duty and liability of officers
§ 16-5-40 Duty of officers to execute warrants
§ 16-5-50 Penalty for hindering officers or rescuing prisoners
§ 16-5-60 Suits against county for damages to person or property resulting from violation of person’s civil rights
§ 16-5-70 Indemnity for property destroyed by mob or riot
§ 16-5-80 Damages not recoverable from county when property damage results from plaintiff’s illegal or negligent conduct
§ 16-5-90 Preservation of property owner’s right of action against participants in mob or riot resulting in damage to property
§ 16-5-100 Jurisdiction of circuit courts
§ 16-5-110 County’s right of action against participants in mob or riot resulting in county’s liability for damages to property
§ 16-5-120 Penalty for engaging in riot when weapon not used
§ 16-5-130 Penalties for instigating, aiding or participating in riot
§ 16-5-140 Enforcement of chapter

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 16 > Chapter 5 - Offenses Against Civil Rights

  • Aircraft: means any contrivance, used or designed for navigation or flight through the air. See South Carolina Code 12-37-2410
  • Airline company: means any person who undertakes, directly or indirectly, to engage in the regularly scheduled transportation by aircraft of persons or property for hire in interstate, intrastate or international transportation. See South Carolina Code 12-37-2410
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the South Carolina Department of Revenue. See South Carolina Code 12-37-2410
  • department: means the South Carolina Department of Revenue. See South Carolina Code 12-2-10
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • individual: means a human being. See South Carolina Code 12-2-20
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, firm, partnership, company or association, and includes a guardian, trustee, executor, administrator, receiver, conservator or any person acting in a fiduciary capacity therefor. See South Carolina Code 12-37-2410
  • person: includes any individual, trust, estate, partnership, receiver, association, company, limited liability company, corporation, or other entity or group; and

    (2) "individual" means a human being. See South Carolina Code 12-2-20
  • Private car: includes a passenger car, sleeping car, dining car, express car, refrigerator car, oil or tank car, horse or stock car, fruit car, or any car designed for the carrying of a special commodity, operated upon the railroads in this State. See South Carolina Code 12-37-2110
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.