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Korematsu Center earns prestigious race equity award

May 22, 2019

The Korematsu Center at Seattle University School of Law is the 2019 recipient of the Derrick Bell Legacy Award from the Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA). Professor Robert Chang, executive director of the center, will receive the award at CRSEA's annual conference later this month.

Korematsu Center files Supreme Court amicus brief challenging the 2020 census citizenship question

April 04, 2019

The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality joins American citizens of Japanese descent who were incarcerated during World War II, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and CAIR-New York, in filing an amicus brief challenging the census citizenship question in the Supreme Court.

Mineta joins with Korematsu Center to challenge citizenship question on census

July 10, 2018

Former Secretary of Commerce Norman Y. Mineta and the Sakamoto sisters were incarcerated during World War II because of their Japanese ancestry.

Cary Moon to keynote forum on land use and homelessness

February 01, 2018

Civic leader Cary Moon will deliver the keynote speech at an upcoming forum on land use and homelessness sponsored by Seattle University School of Law, the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, and Seattle Journal for Social Justice.

Hirabayashi, Yasui, Korematsu families file brief in Supreme Court in opposition to travel ban

September 18, 2017

The Korematsu Center filed an amicus brief on behalf of the children of Gordon Hirabayashi, Minoru Yasui, and Fred Korematsu in opposition to Trump's travel ban.

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