The Demonization of (Im)migrants: Dust Bowl Refugees and the Supreme Court
April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presented by the Northern District of California Historical Society,
co-sponsored by the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society
and the California Supreme Court Historical Society:
At the height of the Great Depression, California passed an “Anti-Okie” law, making it a misdemeanor to knowingly assist a pauper in entering the state. Edwards was convicted under this law after he had driven to Texas and then returned to California with his indigent brother-in-law.
Join us, Tuesday, April 20th, 5-6PM (Pacific Time) for an engaging presentation by lawyer and legal scholar and historian John S. Caragozian, centering on the constitutionality of California’s anti-Okie law in the 1941 United States Supreme Court case, Edwards v. California. Welcome and introduction by Richard Rahm.
Registration is free; 1.0 hour of California MCLE available for $35.00.
Register here to join us for this exciting program!