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Executive Order 9066: Difficult Choices

Sacramento: October 19, 2017

Executive Order 9066: Difficult Choices with Constitutional Dimensions 

A panel discussion about the difficult choices Japanese Americans faced in response to their incarceration. Panelists will review constitutional questions raised by the Executive Order and subsequent removal orders, citizenship renunciation considerations, and the Tule Lake protests, among other aspects of this challenging period in our nation’s history.

Featuring:
United States District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller
Dr. Satsuki Ina, professor emeritus, California State University, and producer of two award-winning documentary films about the incarceration
Barbara Takei, expert and author on Tule Lake, and the CFO of the Tule Lake Committee

October 19, 2017 at 5:00 PM 

Robert T. Matsui Federal Courthouse Reception to Follow in the Anthony M. Kennedy Library and Learning Center
RSVP at FBASacramento.org


 

Executive Order 9066: Difficult Choices

Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society Annual Program

Portland: October 26, 2017

The Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society's annual program will include a panel discussion on Japanese American Incarceration during World War II and the legal and judicial legacies of the Incarceration.

 

The distinguished panel will include:

Hon. Wallace Tashima. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Hon. Susan Graber, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professor Lauren Kessler, University of Oregon, and author of Stubborn Twig

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 4:00 p.m.; a reception will follow the program in the lobby.
Where: Pioneer Courthouse, 700 SW 6th Ave, Portland, Oregon

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society's exhibit, Executive Order 9066: History and Legacy, will be on display in the lobby of the courthouse during the program and for the week following.

CLE credit will be offered under Equity & Access to Justice.

For additional information, please contact the Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society at info@pioneercourthouse.org or (503) 833-5305.

 

Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society Annual Program

Reflections on the 75th Anniversary of Korematsu v. United States in the Supreme Court

San Francisco: November 6, 2017

Ramifications for constitutional law and American jurisprudence from the Supreme Court’s infamous December 1942 decision upholding internment of Japanese-Americans.

Speakers 

Erwin Chemerinsky
Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished
Professor of Law, Berkeley Law

Lawrence Friedman
Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law, Stanford Law

Jane Schacter
William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Stanford Law

Moderator
Hon. Marilyn Hall Patel (Ret.)
U.S. District Judge

Introductions
Ben Feuer
Chairman, California Appellate Law Group LLP

Topics
Renowned constitutional law and legal history scholars will discuss the reasoning in, events surrounding, and possibility for repetition of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Korematsu and the related Japanese curfew cases. The panel will discuss how civil liberties fare in wartime and how Korematsu influences judicial decisionmaking today. The talk will be moderated by U.S. District Judge Marilyn Hall Patel (Ret.), who vacated Korematsu’s conviction in 1983.

BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
 
MCLE Registration: 5:45 - 6:15 p.m. 
Program: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.

Click here to register

 

Reflections on the 75th Anniversary of Korematsu v. United States in the Supreme Court


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