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Upcoming Events


September 26th, 2017

Please join us to honor the mission of the NJCHS and to celebrate heroes of the Japanese American Incarceration on its 75th Anniversary, with Judges Tashima and Patel and with a sneak preview of the film “Go for Broke,” about the Japanese Americans who bravely served in the 100/442nd Infantry in WWII.

5:30 PM at City Club
555 S. Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA

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Lessons Learned: Executive Order 9066

- September 27, 2017


During WWI, the U.S. Government incarcerated nearly 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry, in desolate sites in the interior of the United States. Japanese Americans in Hawaii lived under martial law. There is no one story of the impact these actions had on Japanese Americans, and their reactions to these events and their stories are myriad and nuanced.

Join us on as we explore these events with Judge Marilyn Hall Patel, filmmaker Stacey Hayashi, and other experts!

September 27, 2017 at noon

Ronald Reagan Federal Building and United States Courthouse
411 West Fourth Street
Santa Ana, California

Details to follow.

Lessons Learned: Executive Order 9066

Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society Annual Program

- 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 or (503) 833-5305.


Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society Annual Program

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