Asian American Bar Association of Houston
A voice for the Asian-American Community
Posted on behalf of the Harris County Law Library
Title: 80 Years Later: The Legacy of Japanese American Incarceration and Korematsu v. The United States
Date: February 17, 2022
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., Central
Format: Virtual via GoToWebinar
CLE Credit (Texas): 2.0 hours of MCLE; 1.0 hour of Ethics
Program Description: This program begins with a screening of “Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066,” a one-hour documentary about the false information and political influences which led to the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans. This documentary also depicts the process undertaken to overturn Fred Korematsu’s conviction for violating an internment order in Korematsu v. The United States. After the screening, panelists will discuss the making of the film, the history of Korematsu v. The United States, the role of state judiciaries in protecting individual rights, and the importance of civic engagement.
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