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AABANY Co-Sponsors: The Fight for Justice: 75th Anniversary of Korematsu v. US
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AABANY Co-Sponsors: The Fight for Justice: 75th Anniversary of Korematsu v. US

5/14/2019

When: 05/14/2019
8:30-12:15
Where: Robert H. Jackson Center
305 E. 4th Street
Jamestown, New York  147201
United States
Contact:
Mary Keating

Details

RSVP to Mary Keating: mkeating@phillipslytle.com or (716)847-5461

The trial reenactment will focus on the case of Korematsu v. U.S., which was decided in 1944 and most recently featured in the Supreme Court’s 2018 travel ban decision,Trump v. Hawaii. Fred Korematsu was an American citizen of Japanese descent who unsuccessfully challenged Executive Order 9066, which ordered Japanese Americans into internment camps during World War II. This year also marks the 75th anniversary of the Korematsu decision.

 

Featuring:

  • Karen Korematsu, Daughter of Fred Korematsu
  • John Q. Barrett, Professor at St. John’s University School of Law
  • Hon. Denny Chin, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Thomas Loftus, Justice Jackson’s Grandson

Agenda:

  • 8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:30 a.m. Presentation on Justice Robert H. Jackson and Korematsu vs. U.S.
  • 10:00 a.m. Trial Reenactment of “Korematsu v. U.S.: Justice Denied
  • 11:15 a.m. Fireside Chat

          

 
 

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