Korematsu v. United States
- (323 U.S. 214 1944)The case of Fred Korematsu was one of the key cases relating to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Korematsu was born in Oakland, California, and he was arrested and convicted for evading internment in 1942. He appealed against the conviction, and eventually his case was heard in the Supreme Court, which ruled on 18 December 1944 in a 6-3 majority decision that internment was justified during the war emergency. The dissenting justices were Frank Murphy, Owen J. Roberts, and Robert Jackson. Murphy argued that the internment was legalized racism. In 1983, a California court overturned Korematsu’s convictions. He died in 2005.
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