No. 505.

283 U.S. 636 (1931)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 25, 1931.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Solicitor General Thacher, with whom Assistant Attorney General Dodds and Messrs. Whitney North Seymour and Harry S. Ridgely were on the brief, for the United States.

Miss Emily Marx for respondent.

Miss Emily Marx, by special leave of Court, filed a brief on behalf of Edward L. Parsons et al. as amici curiae.

MR. JUSTICE SUTHERLAND delivered the opinion of the Court.

This case is ruled by the decision just announced in United States v. Macintosh, ante, p. 605.

The respondent, an applicant for citizenship, was a native of Canada and came to the United States in 1914. She had duly declared her intention to become a citizen. She refused to take the oath of allegiance prescribed by the statute to defend the Constitution and laws of the United States against...

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