Perez v. Brownell

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Perez v. Brownell
by the Supreme Court of the United States
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Perez v. Brownell, 356 U.S. 44 (1958), was a United States Supreme Court decision which affirmed Congress's right to revoke United States citizenship as a result of a citizen's voluntary performance of specified actions, even in the absence of any intent or desire on the person's part to lose his or her citizenship. Specifically, the Supreme Court upheld an act of Congress which provided for revocation of citizenship as a consequence of voting in a foreign election. Excerpted from Perez v. Brownell on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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United States Supreme Court

356 U.S. 44

Perez  v.  Brownell

 Argued: Oct. 28, 1957. --- Decided: March 31, 1958

Mr. Charles A. Horsky, Washington, D.C., for the petitioner.

Sol. Gen. J. Lee Rankin, Washington, D.C., for the respondent.

Mr. Justice FRANKFURTER delivered the opinion of the Court.

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