Today in 1944: Korematsu v. U.S. is decided

Dec 18, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

On December 18, 1944, the Supreme Court ruled on Korematsu v. U.S., the now-infamous case that upheld Japanese internment during World War II.

Today in 1988: The Civil Liberties Act is signed into law

Aug 10, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

Today in 1988, the Civil Liberties Act was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan. The Act provided reparations to Japanese Americans for their internment during World War II.

EastLaw: Korematsu and Japanese Internment

May 25, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Korematsu v. U.S. ruled Japanese Internment during World War II constitutional. But could internment happen again?

Today in 1943: FDR freezes prices, wages, and employment

Apr 8, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Today in 1943, President Roosevelt signed executive order 9328 in an effort to control wartime inflation. The order froze prices, wages, and employment.