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Additional Information In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Vladeck1 Notwithstanding the force of the rhetoric employed on all sides, the contemporary debate over whether senior Bush Administration officials should be investigated and potentially prosecuted for their role in the U.
Perhaps the most prominent example comes from one of the darkest civil liberties chapters in American history, the exclusion from the West Coast and internment of overJapanese nationals and U. United States in December To cast this case into outlines of racial prejudice, without reference to the real military dangers which were presented, merely confuses the issue.
Korematsu was not excluded from the Military Area because of hostility to him or his race. He was excluded because we are at war with the Japanese Empire, because the properly constituted military authorities feared an invasion of the West Coast and felt constrained to take proper security Stephen I.
Vladeck measures, because they decided that the military urgency of the situation demanded that all citizens of Japanese ancestry be segregated from the West Coast temporarily, and finally, because Congress, reposing its confidence in this time of war in our military leaders—as inevitably it must— determined that they should have the power to do just this.
Jackson took a different tack. Angered that the Court had crossed a substantive line he thought it had agreed to toe in the Hirabayashi case eighteen months earlier,6 Jackson argued not that the exclusion orders violated the Constitutionbut that the majority opinion, in concluding to the contrary, had done even worse—and had affirmatively undermined the rule of law.
He issues orders, and they may have a certain authority as military commands, although they may be very bad as constitutional law. But a judicial construction of the due process clause that will sustain this order is a far more subtle blow to liberty than the promulgation of the order itself.
A military order, however unconstitutional, is not apt to last longer than the military emergency. Even during that period a succeeding commander may revoke it all. But once a judicial opinion rationalizes such an order to show that it conforms to the Constitution, or rather rationalizes the Constitution to show that the Constitution sanctions such an If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click 'Authenticate'.
You are not currently authenticated. View freely available titles:Japanese internment camps were the sites of the forced relocation and incarceration of people of Japanese ancestry in the Western United States during Find this Pin and more on 18 Johnson Ave., Quincy, Mass., Condo Construction by Cheryl M Burton.
The Mass Evacuations of People on the West Coast of the United States During World War II PAGES 5. WORDS 3, View Full Essay. More essays like this: Not sure what I'd do without @Kibin - Alfredo Alvarez, student @ Miami University.
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