Holly Yasui: ‘Trump’s Indefinite Family Detention Is Cruel — Just Ask Japanese Americans’

Holly Yasui, the daughter of Minoru and True Yasui, and co-director of the new documentary film, “Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice,” authored a guest post on Huffington Post published yesterday. In the last month, many Americans have mobilized and protested, outraged by the Trump administration’s appallingly cruel policy of separating ...

Karen Korematsu in The New York Times: ‘The court’s decision replaced one injustice with another nearly 75 years later.’

The New York Times published an op-ed by Karen Korematsu today: “My father spent his life fighting for justice and educating people about the inhumanity of the Japanese-American incarceration, so that we would learn from our mistakes. “Although he would be somewhat glad his case was finally overruled, he would be upset that it was ...

Hirabayashi, Yasui, Korematsu Warn Supreme Court Decision in Travel Ban Case Repeats History

Jay Hirabayashi, Holly Yasui, and Karen Korematsu Warn Supreme Court Decision in Trump v. Hawaii Travel Ban Case Repeats History WASHINGTON—The children of Gordon Hirabayashi, Minoru Yasui and Fred Korematsu are exceedingly disappointed with the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, which challenged the Muslim travel ban. Simply put, the high court ...

The Supreme Court was wrong today in upholding the Muslim Travel Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court was wrong today in upholding the Muslim Travel Ban in its 5-4 decision. However, the Court in its decision repudiates Korematsu v. U.S. as “gravely wrong the day it was decided, has been overruled in the court of history, and-to be clear-“has no place in law under the Constitution.” A full ...

Peter Irons: ‘Supreme Court’s travel ban ruling must not repeat errors of Japanese internment’

The San Francisco Chronicle published an op-ed by Prof. Peter Irons in its June 13, 2018, edition. Prof. Irons is the author of “Justice at War: The Story of the Japanese American Internment Cases.” A member of the Supreme Court bar, he represented Fred Korematsu and Gordon Hirabayashi in the successful suits to vacate their wartime ...

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