Asian Americans and the Supreme Court

Asian Americans and the Supreme Court

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Covering the past 150 years, this documentary history critiques major Supreme Court decisions on litigations that Asian Americans brought before the Court. Separate sections written by contributing scholars focus on cases pertaining to the question of the government's right to exclude, expel, or deport persons of Asian ancestry, the constitutional question of U.S. citizenship for persons of Asian ancestry, the alien laws of California and Washington, and Japanese internment. A seventh section casts the problem of denying Asian Americans their constitutional rights within the framework of Asian American qforeignnessq as viewed by white America. The final chapter reviews major immigration laws passed by Congress in the 20th century and discusses the implications of the Immigration Act of 1990. The volume concludes with a case, name, and subject index.268 U. S. QUESTIONS certified by the Circuit Court of Appeals, arising upon an appeal by Toyota from a decree of the District Court (290 Fed. ... in a proceeding brought by the Government for that purpose under the Naturalization Act. Mr. Laurence M. Lombard, for appellant. ... the speedy naturalization of those engaged in any public service of the United States having relation to the conduct of the war.

Title:Asian Americans and the Supreme Court
Author: Hyung-chan Kim
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1992-01-01

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