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Repealed by Act of October 10, 1978; P.L. 95-432. (
See In re Carver, 142 F. 623 (1905).
356 U.S. 86 (1958).
It is interesting to note that, while Justice Black concurred with the majority in Trop, his concurrence with the majority in
, 356 U.S. 129, 139, decided on the same day as
, reflects his statements to the effect that a citizen has the right to abandon citizenship, that Congress can enact measures to regulate and affirm such abjuration, and that "desertion from our armed forces" may be highly persuasive evidence in the particular case of a purpose to abandon citizenship.
Public Law 95-432. (