Korematsu Center fights DOJ order blocking legal help for immigrants

June 23 2017

People have First Amendment rights to receive information and ideas from legal advisers, and lawyers have similar rights to express those ideas, according to a brief filed by the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality in support of legal advocates who have been ordered to stop helping immigrants.

Ethnic studies case heads to trial in Tucson

June 21 2017

The case that helped launch the law school’s Civil Rights Clinic in 2012 heads back to the courtroom this summer, as Professor Robert Chang and a team of attorneys continue legal efforts to protect ethnic studies in Arizona.

Korematsu Center joins Michigan fight against Trump's travel ban

May 22 2017

The Korematsu Center was joined by other amici in filing Eastern District of Michigan amicus brief in Arab American Civil Rights League v. Trump.

Korematsu Center joins children of Japanese internment litigants to fight travel ban

February 16 2017

The center was joined by the children of litigants in the Japanese relocation and incarceration cases from World War II, civil rights organizations, and national and New York bar associations of color.

Korematsu Center files amicus brief in Washington state's case against Trump

February 06 2017

In its amicus brief, the Korematsu Center asserts that courts actually can – and should – review executive branch action on immigration.

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