Those personal rights and liberties guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and other constitutional amendments. (13th, 14th, 15th, 19th). Civil rights are also guaranteed by statutory authorities both federal and state. Under modern practice, many of the civil rights may also be deemed to be guaranteed by the stare decisis of Supreme Court decisions affecting the relations between the people and government. Such expansive rights to privacy against intrusion from the state have been created and maintained by the Supreme Court.