Supreme Court Mistakes: Korematsu v. United States

Dean Chemerinsky delivered his argument for including Korematsu v. United States in the “Hall of Shame” as one of the worst… read more

Dean Chemerinsky delivered his argument for including Korematsu v. United States in the “Hall of Shame” as one of the worst United States Supreme Court decisions. The 1944 decision concluded that internment of Japanese Americans during World War II was constitutional. Professor Pushaw then put the decision in historical context. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Professor Finkelman. Professor Childress moderated.

“Supreme Mistakes: Exploring the Most Maligned Decisions in Supreme Court History” was a Pepperdine Law Review Symposium. close

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Malibu, California, United States
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Aug 20, 2011
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Aug 21, 2011

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