Tag Archives: Korematsu

Who won the Korematsu vs United States case?

[ad_1] Fred Korematsu refused to obey the wartime order to leave his home and report to a relocation camp for Japanese Americans. He was arrested and convicted. After losing in the Court of Appeals, he appealed to the United States Supreme Court, challenging the constitutionality of the deportation order.Korematsu asked the Supreme Court of the […]

Did Fred Korematsu go to jail?

[ad_1] What was the key conflict in the Korematsu case? In Korematsu’s case, the Court accepted the U.S. military’s argument that the loyalties of some Japanese Americans resided not with the United States but with their ancestral country, and that because separating “the disloyal from the loyal” was a logistical impossibility, the internment order had […]