Peter Irons, Karen Korematsu, and Eric Paul Fournier talk about the 1944 Supreme Court case [Korematsu V. United States], in which the court ruled that Japanese internment camps were necessary for…

Peter Irons, Karen Korematsu, and Eric Paul Fournier talk about the 1944 Supreme Court case [Korematsu V. United States], in which the court ruled that Japanese internment camps were necessary for…

C-SPAN Landmark Cases | Korematsu v United States

C-SPAN Landmark Cases | Korematsu v United States

Korematsu v. United States | US Law | LII 323 U.S. 214. Korematsu v. United States (No. 22) Argued: October 11, 12, 1944. Decided: December 18, 1944. 140 F.2d 289, affirmed.

Korematsu v. United States | US Law | LII 323 U.S. 214. Korematsu v. United States (No. 22) Argued: October 11, 12, 1944. Decided: December 18, 1944. 140 F.2d 289, affirmed.

What Was Decided in Korematsu v. United States?

When the Supreme Court Chose National Security Over Individual Liberty

What was the complaint of the case? The constitutionality of putting Japanese Americans into internment camps during WWII was questioned.

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Many free colored persons are annually sold into hopeless slavery from having been kidnapped, or by arrangement to enter service far from their homes.

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In the spring and summer of the United States, as an ostensible matter of military necessity, incarcerated virtually the entire Japanese American population of the West Coast states.

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One of the many boundary signs posted around the Tule Lake Center. Photo from Executive Order The Internment of Japanese Americans. By Maisie and Richard Conrat.

Korematsu v. the United States: World War II Japanese-American Internment Camps eBook. Book on one of the main legal challenges to internment.

Korematsu v. the United States: World War II Japanese-American Internment Camps eBook. Book on one of the main legal challenges to internment.

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