Second Annual Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution
- Organizer: NY Day of Remembrance Committee
- Venue: New York County Lawyers Association
Andrew Hamilton Hall, Second floor, 14 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10007 United States
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.