Hirabayashi v. United States
- (320 U.S. 81 1943)Gordon Kiyoshi Hirabayashi was a Japanese American student born in Seattle, Washington, who was convicted in 1942 of breaking the curfew and evading the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. On 21 June 1943, the Supreme Court unanimously upheld his conviction for breaking the curfew but did not rule on the legality of internment. Hirabayashi was sentenced to 90 days in prison. When historical research subsequently made clear that there was no evidence to suggest that the Japanese Americans posed any military threat—the basis on which the relocation order had been justified—Hirabayashi’s convictions were overturned by a court in Seattle in 1987.
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