An exhibition on the Asian Pacific Legal Experience in America discerned through three pivotal events: the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the Japanese American Incarceration in WWII, and the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Atrium of the United States Courthouse in Minneapolis
The Opening Program will feature Karen Korematsu, daughter of Fred Korematsu, the plaintiff-appellant in the Supreme Court case, Korematsu v. United States, which upheld the legality of Japanese American incarceration during World War II. Today, Ms. Korematsu is the Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, carrying forward her father's legacy in fighting for civil rights through education and civic engagement.
One and All Are Welcome to Attend