Samejima Reasons for Judgement

Samejima Reasons for Judgement


Title Proper F0 GR1589 BOX 12 FOLIO 1154
Date(s) 1931
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Scope and content
This is the judgement of A.I. Fisher (July) and W. Murphy (October) in the matter of the Immigration Act and Munetaka Samejima. Case involved deportation Samejima, a Japanese immigrant.
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The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
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Samejima Reasons for Judgement
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