The Privileges and Immunity Clause Law and Legal Definition

The Privileges and immunity clause in the U.S. Constitution aims to prevent discriminatory treatment against citizens of other states. This clause ensures that the basic civil rights of citizens of other states are not violated. This clause is referred under USCS Const. Art. IV, § 2, Cl 1. The provision of this clause reads:

“The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States”.