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Second Annual Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution

Organizer: NY Day of Remembrance Committee
Venue: New York County Lawyers Association
Address:
Andrew Hamilton Hall, Second floor, 14 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10007 United States
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Add to Calendar 01/30/2019 06:30 PM 01/30/2019 09:00 PM America/New_York Second Annual Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution More detail: http://apa.nyu.edu/event/second-annual-fred-t-korematsu-day-of-civil-liberties-and-the-constitution/ New York County Lawyers Association, New York, NY, 10007

Presented by the NY Day of Remembrance Committee. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), Asian Practice Committee of the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA), Jill and Jim Cornell, APALSA at NYU Law School, Japanese American Association, Japanese Americans/Japanese in America, Asian American Federation, Japanese American National Museum, Japanese American Citizens’ League (NY Chapter), Fred T. Korematsu Institute, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Center for Constitutional Rights, Coalition for Asian American Children & Families, and Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP).

“The Second Annual Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution” marks the one hundredth birthday commemoration for Fred Korematsu. The program will begin with “Fred Korematsu and His Fight for Justice,” a reenactment of legal proceedings in Korematsu v. United States, to be performed by AABANY members. The reenactment will be followed by “Why the Korematsu Case Still Matters Today,” a panel discussion featuring members of AABANY, Council on American-Islamic Relations – NY (CAIR), and Rutgers Center for Immigration Law, Policy, and Justice. The evening will conclude with a reception sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and AABANY. 

Program order:

6:30 p.m. Event registration
7:00 p.m. Fred Korematsu and His Fight for Justice: A Trial Reenactment
8:00 p.m. Why the Korematsu Case Still Matters Today: A Panel Discussion
8:30 p.m. Reception

 

 

Image: Karen Korematsu speaks at 2018 Inaugural NYC Celebration of Fred T. Korematsu Day. Photo by Stan Honda.