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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (503) 833-5305.
Ramifications for constitutional law and American jurisprudence from the Supreme Court’s infamous December 1942 decision upholding internment of Japanese-Americans.
Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished
Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law, Stanford Law
William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Stanford Law
Hon. Marilyn Hall Patel (Ret.)
U.S. District Judge
Chairman, California Appellate Law Group LLP
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
San Francisco, CA 94111
MCLE Registration: 5:45 - 6:15 p.m.
Program: 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
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