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May 25 1931 (FN)

United States Vs. Macintosh

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-25-1931

..... foreign prince, etc. section 4 of the act (u.s.c. title 8, 381, 382) provides: "third. he shall, before he is admitted to citizenship, declare on oath in open court that he will support the constitution of the united states, and that he absolutely and entirely renounces and adjures all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty ..... into our citizenry on an unequal footing with the native born, and that he would be forced, as the price of citizenship, to forego a privilege enjoyed by others. that is the manifest result of the fixed principle of our constitution, zealously guarded by our laws, that a citizen cannot be forced and need not bear arms in a war if he ..... of the united states unless he believed the war to be morally justified, he was not attached to the principles of the constitution. the circuit court of appeals reversed the decree and directed the district court to admit respondent to citizenship. 42 f.2d 845. the naturalization act, 4, c. 3592, 34 stat. 596 (u.s.c. title 8, 372 et seq ..... disqualify a citizen from holding office in this country, or an applicant otherwise qualified from being admitted to citizenship, there would seem to be no reason why a reservation of religious or conscientious objection to participation in wars believed to be unjust should constitute such a disqualification. apart from the terms of the oath, it is said that the respondent has failed .....

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Feb 02 1931 (FN)

Railway Express Agency, Inc. Vs. Virginia

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-02-1931

..... objection based on the fourteenth amendment is that the requirement of the virginia constitution deprives the appellant of its right to sue in the federal courts and to remove suits to them on the ground of diversity of citizenship. this plainly is inaccurate. the appellant is not deprived of any rights ..... the new person has not the same rights as itself. of course, there can be no suggestion here that the clause in the state constitution was adopted for a sinister end. and, unless it was, the inability of the new state corporation to do all that the appellant could ..... which that business must be done. there is no substantial evidence that the refusal would impose a burden on interstate commerce, and it is presumed to be constitutional. o'gorman & young, inc. v. hartford fire insurance co., ante, p. 282 u. s. 251 . we may add that, as suggested ..... to do interstate business is not questioned, but it was held by the supreme court of appeals that, being a foreign corporation created since the constitution of the state went into effect in 1902, it was prohibited by that instrument from doing intrastate express business by the plain words of 163 ..... and conducted, as agent of the railroad, the interstate and intrastate railway express business throughout the country was created after a provision of the virginia constitution became effective, forbidding any foreign corporation to carry on the business of a public service company, intrastate, and was therefore denied a certificate of authority .....

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May 25 1931 (FN)

United States Vs. Bland

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-25-1931

..... allegiance prescribed by the statute to defend the constitution and laws of the united states against all enemies, etc., except with the written interpolation of the words, "as far as my conscience as a christian will allow." it is ..... 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 ..... f.2d 842 reversed, d.c. affirmed. certiorari, 282 u.s. 832, to review a judgment which reversed the judgment of the district court and ordered the applicant admitted to citizenship. 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. 283 u. s. 605 . the .....

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Apr 13 1931 (FN)

Southern Railway Company Vs. Hussey

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-13-1931

..... a judgment of the circuit court of appeals affirming a recovery in an action for personal injuries which was removed from a state court on the ground of diversity of citizenship. page 283 u. s. 137 mr. justice holmes delivered the opinion of the court. this is a suit to recover for personal injuries suffered by the plaintiff, the respondent here .....

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