Talbot v. Janson

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William Talbot v. Joost Janson
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Full case name Talbot v. Janson
Citations 3 U.S. 133 (more)
3 Dall. 133; 1 L. Ed. 540; 1795 U.S. LEXIS 331
Court membership
Chief Justice
John Rutledge
Associate Justices
James Wilson · William Cushing
John Blair · James Iredell
William Paterson

Talbot v. Janson, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 133 (1795),[1] was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the jurisdiction of the court extended to the seas and that a citizen of the United States could also hold the citizenship of another nation (in the case of Talbot, France). This holding means that dual citizenship may be held by Americans.

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  1. ^ Talbot v. Janson, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 133 (1795).

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