Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Law and Legal Definition
The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is a secret society organized in the South after the Civil War to reassert white supremacy by means of terrorism. The group advocates white supremacy that targets all minorities, especially African Americans. The organization was originally formed in the Civil War South in an attempt to combat the crime and violence the carpetbaggers brought at the end of the War.
The following is an example of a case law referring to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan:
Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is a corporation without capital stock, and is a secret organization. [Bryan v. Moncrief Furnace Co., 168 Ga. 825, 826 (Ga. 1929)].