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korematsu v. united states brief

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Courtney Smith Professor King Con Law 4200 9/15/10 Korematsu v. U.S. brief Facts: Korematsu v. U.S (October 11, 1944) was a case about how the U.S just had the 1941 Pear Harbor attack which later grew fears along the West Coast that they may be attacked as well. President Roosevelt issued an executive order which created military zones. With those military zones established military commanders could set curfews, and make sure militants didn’t have the opportunity to sabotage anything. When this executive order was passed many Japanese-Americans had to abide to their newly set curfews and relocations. Toyosaburo Korematsu however didn’t follow those set orders
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Unformatted text preview: and refused to leave his California home, he was later convicted in district court for violating the exclusion order. Issues: Did President Roosevelt go too far with his executive order taking away some of the Japanese-Americans freedom? Yes Reasons: Yes, President Roosevelt did go too far with his executive order. He was too concerned about if they would turn on the United States and attack the West Coast. His executive order displayed that him and congress had no trust for the Japanese-Americans. Holdings: The courts decision was 6 to 3. The Supreme Court granted his petition for certiorari after a court of appeals upheld his conviction....
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