Senator Hirono Stands Up for Immigrants and People of Color in Supreme Court Rally

Senator Mazie K. Hirono rallied with Karen Korematsu, civil rights groups, and activists at the Supreme Court after the Court heard oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii ­– a case that will determine the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. “If the Supreme Court allows this action by this president to stand, my fear is we ...

Oral Arguments Stories: New Yorker, Esquire, New York Magazine, The Daily Caller

Esquire: … out in the gallery, Karen Korematsu knew that the forces summoned up in the last political campaign differed not at all from the forces that sent her father to a camp, that fought him all the way through the legal system, and that finally apologized to him 45 years after the damage was done. ...

Audio of arguments in Muslim Ban case at Supreme Court

The audio of today’s arguments in Trump v. Hawaii at the Supreme Court is now live: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2017/17-965 We welcome your comments on Facebook or Twitter. See recent coverage of the #StopRepeatingHistory campaign here on http://stoprepeatinghistory.org. Thank you for your continued support!

CNN: Supreme Court hears from all corners of the country ahead of travel ban case

Excerpt from “Supreme Court hears from all corners of the country ahead of travel ban case” on CNN.com: Another is signed by Karen Korematsu, the daughter of the late Fred T. Korematsu ,the lead plaintiff in a Supreme Court case that challenged the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. In 1944, the ...

NBCnews.com: ‘Ahead of Supreme Court fight, Trump travel ban opponents reflect on past anti-Asian policies’

Excerpt from “Ahead of Supreme Court fight, Trump travel ban opponents reflect on past anti-Asian policies” by Heidi Chang on nbcnews.com: Trump’s travel ban has inspired the coram nobis legal teams who represented Korematsu, Hirabayahi, and Yasui to reunite for the first time since 1983. “We were upset about the travel ban because it echoes ...

Letter: ‘Careful scrutiny by an independent judiciary is a must’

The New York Times today published the following letter to the editor by Prof. Eric Yamamoto, author of the new book “In the Shadow of Korematsu: Democratic Liberties and National Security“.

Karen Korematsu, Jay Hirabayashi, Holly Yasui, and Korematsu Center file Supreme Court amicus brief in ongoing travel ban litigation

An amicus curiae group filed a Supreme Court brief today supporting the challengers in the ongoing Muslim travel ban litigation (Trump v. Hawaii).  The amici include the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality (Korematsu Center), the children of litigants who challenged orders that led to the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World ...

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CAPAC Members Observe Day of Remembrance for Japanese Incarceration

February 19, 2018 marks the 76th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the incarceration of over 120,000 individuals of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) released the following statements in observance of the Day of Remembrance: Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), CAPAC Chair: ...

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