Zemel v. Rusk
Dean Rusk, U.S. Secretary of State; Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General
That it is unconstitutional for the secretary of state and attorney general to limit the location of travel of a citizen of the United States.
Chief Lawyer for Plaintiff
Leonard B. Boudin
Chief Defense Lawyer
Benjamin C. Flannagan
J. Joseph Smith, Circuit Judge; District Judge Claire; District Judge Blumenfeld
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Date of Decision
20 February 1964
That restrictions to travel, if made in a non-discriminatory fashion, were valid in the interests of national security.
- Kent v. Dulles, 357 U.S. 116 (1958).
- Aptheker v. Secretary of State, 378 U.S. 500 (1964).
- Biskupic, Joan and Elder Witt. Congressional Quarterly's Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court, 3rd ed. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, Inc., 1996.
- Hall, Kermit, ed. The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court. New York: Oxford University Press, p. 43.
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