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Korematsu v. United States

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Duncan v. Kahanamoku

Duncan v. Kahanamoku  

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327 U.S. 304 (1946), argued 7 Dec. 1945, decided 25 Feb. 1946 by vote of 6 to 2; Black for the Court, Murphy and Stone concurring, Burton and Frankfurter in dissent, Jackson absent. The Duncan case ...
equal Protection

equal Protection  

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A fundamental principle of common law and a constitutional right in the United States and many other nations is that all citizens, regardless of other distinguishing characteristics, have a right to ...
Felix Frankfurter

Felix Frankfurter  

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Felix Frankfurter (1882–1965), a justice of the United States Supreme Court, was born in Vienna, emigrating with his family to the United States in 1894. He excelled academically at the ...
Frank Murphy

Frank Murphy  

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Associate Justice, 1940–49• Born: Apr. 13, 1890, Harbor Beach, Mich.• Education: University of Michigan, B.A., 1912; LLB., 1914• Previous government service: chief assistant attorney general, Eastern ...
Harlan Fiske Stone

Harlan Fiske Stone  

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(born Chesterfield, N.H., 11 October 1872; died Washington, D.C., 22 April 1946). He was a legal educator, lawyer, associate justice (1925–41), and chief justice (1941–46) of the U.S. Supreme Court. ...
Hirabayashi v. United States

Hirabayashi v. United States  

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• 320 U.S. 81 (1943)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Stone• Concurring: Douglas, Murphy, and Rutledge• 320 U.S. 81 (1943)• Vote: 9–0• For the Court: Stone• Concurring: Douglas, Murphy, and Rutledge[...]
Hugo Lafayette Black

Hugo Lafayette Black  

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(1886–1971).Black rose from a locally respectable family in the isolated hill community of Clay County, Alabama, to be among the most significant justices ever to sit on the U.S. ...
Incarceration of Japanese Americans.

Incarceration of Japanese Americans.  

The forced removal from the West Coast in the Spring and Summer of 1942 of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans, more than two-thirds of them native-born U.S. citizens, and their subsequent ...
Korematsu v. United States

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Paul Finkelman

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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2005
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323 U.S. 214 (1944), argued 11 and 12 Oct. 1944, decided 18 Dec. 1944 by vote of

Korematsu v. United States

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Paul Finkelman

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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(1944) Supreme Court decision arising from the 1942 military order forcing West Coast Japanese Americans into “assembly centers” from which they were interned in “relocation camps.”... ... More
Korematsu v. United States

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
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• 323 U.S. 214 (1944) • Vote: 6–3 • For the Court: Black • Concurring: Frankfurter • Dissenting:

Owen J. Roberts

Owen J. Roberts  

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Associate Justice, 1930–1945• Born: May 2, 1875, Germantown, Pa.• Education: University of Pennsylvania, A.B., 1895, LL.B., 1898• Previous government service: special deputy attorney general, Eastern ...
Rutledge, Wiley Blount, Jr.

Rutledge, Wiley Blount, Jr.  

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(b. Cloverport, Ky., 20 July 1894; d. York, Maine, 10 Sep. 1949; interred Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colo.), associate justice, 1943–1949.Wiley Rutledge, the last of Franklin D. Roosevelt's ...

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