350 U.S. 920 (1955), 111, Gonzales v. Landon
|Docket Nº:||No. 111.|
|Citation:||350 U.S. 920, 76 S.Ct. 210, 100 L.Ed. 806|
|Party Name:||Daniel Castaneda GONZALES, petitioner, v. H. R. LANDON, District Director of Immigration and Naturalization Service of District No. 16, et al.|
|Case Date:||December 12, 1955|
|Court:||United States Supreme Court|
Mr. A. L. Wirin (Mr. Fred Okrand, on the brief), for petitioner.
Mr. Oscar H. Davis
(Solicitor General Sobeloff, Assistant Attorney General Olney, Beatrice Rosenberg, and Mr. J. F. Bishop, on the brief), for respondents.
Mr. John W. Willis, for Mendoza-Martinez, as amicus curiae.
Messrs. Osmond K. Fraenkel and Loren Miller, for American Civil Liberties Union, as amicus curiae.
On writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
The Court is of the view that the standard of proof required in denaturalization cases, see Schneiderman v. United States, 320 U.S. 118, 63 S.Ct. 1333, 87 L.Ed. 1796; Baumgartner v. United States, 322 U.S. 665, 64 S.Ct. 1240, 88 L.Ed. 1525, is applicable to expatriation cases arising under § 401(j) of the Nationality Act of 1940, 54 Stat. 1137 as amended [Immigration and Nationality Act, 1952, 8 U.S.C.A. § 1481(a)] and has not been satisfied in this case. Accordingly the judgment below is reversed without reaching the constitutional question that have been presented.
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