The Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles,
the Japanese American National Museum &
the Japanese American Bar Association
invite you to join us for a panel discussion
Civil Liberties in a Time of Fear: The Japanese American Incarceration and the Threat to Muslim Americans
Thursday, October 27, 2016
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Refreshments and Taiko Drummers
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
Please note that our panel has changed:
Please join local alumni in the L.A. area and members of the public for a panel discussion. Panelists include:
- Karen Korematsu, founder of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute
- Dr. Irum Shiekh, filmmaker, "Hidden Internment: the Art Shibayama Story," and author, Detained Without Cause: Muslim Americans' Stories of Detention and Deportation after 9/11
- Seema Ahmad, a trial attorney within the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles who represents indigent clients at all stages of their federal criminal cases including pre-indictment, trial, and sentencing and Chair of the Board of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, a public policy organization that engages government, media, and communities in representing the American Muslim voice.
- Moderated by Warren Olney, KCRW, host and executive producer of To the Point and Olney in L.A.
$10 suggested donation at the door
Information about parking and public transit is available on the Japanese American National Museum's website.
Questions? Please email:
Judith Koffler, firstname.lastname@example.org