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Event Jan 18, 2018: From Korematsu to the Travel Ban: Guarding Against Executive Abuse

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Former US Solicitor General Neal Katyal Argues Stop Repeating History in Ninth Circuit Travel Ban Case

Former U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal argues against the Travel Ban in his closing argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on December 7, 2017. Katyal reminds the court that Gordon Hirabayashi was convicted in this courthouse and what the government did to him in the name of national security did ...


ACLU: Trump’s Ban Repeats Travesty Against Japanese-Americans in World War II

Article is linked here. Trump’s Muslim Ban Repeats the Constitutional Travesty Committed Against Japanese-Americans in World War II By Cecillia Wang, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU DECEMBER 18, 2017 | 2:30 PM On Dec. 8, 2017, a lawyer for the U.S. government stood before a federal appeals court to defend President Donald Trump’s third attempt to ...


CNN: Obama invokes Nazi Germany in warning about today’s politics

Article available here. Obama invokes Nazi Germany in warning about today’s politics By Miranda Green, CNN Updated 2:11 PM ET, Fri December 8, 2017 Washington (CNN) – Former President Barack Obama urged voters this week to stay engaged in democracy, warning that complacency was responsible for the rise of Nazi Germany. “You have to tend to ...


UPDATE (Dec. 20): NYC Council approves Jan. 30 as Korematsu Day in perpetuity

UPDATE (Dec. 20): Today, the New York City Council passed Res. 792, naming January 30 Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution in perpetuity, starting January 30, 2018. See photos from today’s vote on Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution NYC’s Facebook page and below.