The Asian American Law Journal Presents the Eleventh Annual Neil Gotanda Lecture:
"Democratic Liberties and National Security in the Shadow of Korematsu"
A LUNCH TALK CONVERSATION WITH PROFESSOR ERIC YAMAMOTO (JD ’78)
Discussing the persisting significance of Korematsu v. United States, particularly its bearing on the role of judicial independence in a constitutional democracy
November 7 @ 12:45 – 1:45PM in Boalt 105
**Lunch provided on a first-come first-served basis**
Professor Yamamoto is the Fred T. Korematsu Professor of Law and Social Justice at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai’i. He is nationally and internationally recognized for his legal work and scholarship on civil rights and social justice, with an emphasis on reconciliation initiatives and redress for historic injustice. Professor
Yamamoto served on the legal team that reopened Fred Korematsu’s World War II Japanese American internment case. He participates in post-9/11 disputes, compelling courts to protect civil liberties.
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Sponsored by: UCB Graduate Assembly and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP with support from La Raza Law Journal, APALSA, SALSA, LSAD, MELSA, WOCC, and MSA