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Supreme Court cases

Memo from Edward Ennis to Charles Fahy

Memo from Edward Ennis to Charles Fahy on the Korematsu case. Ennis discusses the possibility of an appeal by Korematsu and what actions they would have to take. Also warns that this case and others are the first that question the constitutionality of internment.
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Memo regarding DeWitt's Final Report

Memo from Edward Ennis to Francis Biddle regarding DeWitt's Final Report. Ennis describes how the War Department tried to keep the report away from the Department of Justice until he saw it by accident. Ennis is protesting the way that DeWitt portrayed the Attorney General and the Justice Department. He …
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 65, No. 25 (December 22-29, 1967)

Selected article titles: "Supreme Court and the Nisei: 'Equal Justice Under Law' nearer reality for Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Individual choice in marriage not a concern for State" (p. 1), "Is Warren's legal philosophy of today a consequence of Evacuation?" (p. 1), "Takao Ozawa Case imbeds Issei to 'ineligible for …
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Densho eNews, December 2008

Article titles: "From the Director," "From the Archive: Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: The Mitsuye Endo Supreme Court Case," "Densho News: Sushi + Sake = Success," "Free Teacher Trainings: Social Studies CBA Curricula," "Densho Poll, Japanese American Artists," "New to the Archive: Look inside the Archive: New Photo Collections from …
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 14 (November 4, 1988)

Selected article titles: "Redress Payments Unaffected: Supreme Court Crushes NCJAR Lawsuit" (pp. 1, 9), "Delegation Urges Reagan to Sign Census Bill" (pp. 1, 9), "Voting Dukakis Better for America" (pp. 6, 8), and "Voting Bush Is the Obvious Choice" (pp. 6-7).
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Legal cases/coram nobis cases

Memorandum for the Solicitor General, Re: Japanese Brief

Memo to the Solicitor General from Edward J. Ennis about an article written by Lt. Com. K. D. Ringle. Pg. 1: Ennis summarizes the article, which states that the Japanese are loyal, thus internment should have been on an individual basis. Pg. 2: Ringle's views are shared by the Navy, …
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Outside of the courthouse during Gordon Hirabayashi's hearing

The hearing was held in Seattle, Washington in front of Judge Donald S. Voorhees.
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Gordon Hirabayashi being interviewed outside the courthouse

The hearing was held in Seattle, Washington in front of Judge Donald S. Voorhees.
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Interview outside of the courthouse during Gordon Hirabayashi's hearing

The hearing was held in Seattle, Washington in front of Judge Donald S. Voorhees.
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View of the United States Courthouse in Seattle

The Gordon Hirabayashi hearing was held here, in Seattle, Washington in front of Judge Donald S. Voorhees.
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