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On This Date in Legal History

On October 12, 1944, the case Korematsu v. United States was argued before the United States Supreme Court.  Two years earlier a military order required Fred Korematsu to leave his home in San Leandro, California, and live in a detention … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On December 18, 1944, the United States Supreme Court decided Korematsu v. United States. The Court held that it was constitutional to detain Japanese-American citizens in internment camps during wartime. Learn more at http://goo.gl/vbPeot.

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Executive Order 9066

West coast residents became very suspicious of Japanese Americans after Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. They were concerned that Japanese Americans would assist Japan in further attacking the U.S. The hysteria eventually caused President Franklin Delano Roosevelt … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1944 the United States Supreme Court decided Korematsu v. United States.  The Court held that it was constitutional to detain Japanese-American citizens in internment camps during wartime.  Learn more at http://goo.gl/vbPeot.

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Korematsu Revisited

On this date in 1944, the case Korematsu v. United States was argued before the United States Supreme Court.  Two years earlier a military order required Fred Korematsu to leave his home in San Leandro, California, and live in a … Continue reading

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Korematsu Revisited

On this date in 1944, the case Korematsu v. United States was argued before the United States Supreme Court.  Two years earlier a military order required Fred Korematsu to leave his home in San Leandro, California, and live in a … Continue reading

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Remembering Associate Justice Owen J. Roberts

On this date in 1930, President Herbert Hoover nominated Owen Josephus Roberts to the United States Supreme Court.  On June 2, 1930, the Senate confirmed his appointment.  Justice Roberts was on the Supreme Court for 15 years (1930-1945).  During his … Continue reading

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