Civil Rights Conspiracy Law and Legal Definition

A civil rights conspiracy is defined as "a combination of two or more persons acting in concert to commit an unlawful act, or to commit a lawful act by unlawful means, the principal element of which is an agreement between the parties to inflict a wrong against or injury upon another, and an overt act that results in damages." Diaz-Bigio v. Municipality of San Juan, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100841 (D.P.R. Oct. 28, 2009)