Stateless Person Law and Legal Definition

Stateless person refers to a person who under national laws does not enjoy citizenship, which is the legal bond between a government and an individual.

The following are examples of case laws on stateless person

Stateless person is not a citizen or subject of a foreign state. [MILTIADE v. DEXTER HOUSE HOTEL, 1977 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13789, 1-2 (D.N.Y. 1977)].

A stateless person cannot sue a U.S. citizen in federal court. [Koehler v. Bank of Berm. (N.Y.) Ltd., 229 F.3d 187, 190 (2d Cir. 2000)].