The Mass Internment of Japanese Americans and the Quest for Legal Redress [NOOK Book]

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In 1942 U.S. military authorities, invoking a presidential order and an Act of Congress, forcibly evacuated over 110,000 persons of Japnese ancestry, most of them U/S. citizens, from their homes on the West Coast to what in fact were prison camps inland. The essays and articles in this volume explore this most extraordinary episode in American constitutional history.
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In 1942 U.S. military authorities, invoking a presidential order and an Act of Congress, forcibly evacuated over 110,000 persons of Japnese ancestry, most of them U/S. citizens, from their homes on the West Coast to what in fact were prison camps inland. The essays and articles in this volume explore this most extraordinary episode in American constitutional history.
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Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
The Decisions to Relocate the North American Japanese: Another Look 1
Racial Discrimination and the Military Judgment: The Supreme Court's Korematsu and Endo Decisions 9
Mr. Justice Murphy and the Hirabayashi Case 75
Genesis, Exodus, and Leviticus: Genealogy, Evacuation, and Law 90
"Other Non-Whites" in American Legal History: A Review of Justice at War 136
Fancy Dancing in the Marble Palace 143
Justice, War, and the Japanese-American Evacuation and Internment 155
Moving for Redress 175
The Japanese American Cases - A Disaster 189
The Case of Korematsu v. United States: Could It Be Justified Today? 235
Wartime Power of the Military Over Citizen Civilians Within the Country 303
Collins versus the World: The Fight to Restore Citizenship to Japanese American Renunciants of World War II 345
Japanese Relocation and Redress in North America: A Comparative View 376
Redress Achieved, 1983-1990 389
The Japanese American Coram Nobis Cases: Exposing the Myth of Disloyalty 395
At the Bar of History: Japanese Americans Versus the United States 419
Forging a Legend: The Treason of "Tokyo Rose" 433
The Pardoning of "Tokyo Rose": A Report on the Restoration of American Citizenship to Iva Ikuko Toguri 475
Acknowledgments 501
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