All Persons Born or Naturalized ... The Legacy of U.S. v Wong Kim Ark


Subject:
Judicial Process , Law , Trials , Trials & Cases

Description:
Presentation about a landmark 1884 U.S. Supreme Court decision that found "a child born to two Chinese nationals legally present on American soil was an American citizen" and would be allowed to return to the U.S. despite federal Chinese Exclusion Acts. Includes history of anti-Chinese laws and details about Wong Kim Ark's case and current legal issues. Prepared by librarian Chuck Marcus of the Hastings Law Library, University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Creator:
Marcus, Chuck

Publisher:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Language:
English

Source:
http://library.uchastings.edu/library/topical-and-course-research-guides/wkadisplay/


PID= res:lii-28239