Nicholas Chen presents AALDEF 2009 Justice in Action Award

Nicholas Chen presented AALDEF’s 2009 Justice in Action Award to civil rights lawyer Dale Minami at its 35th anniversary charity dinner at Pier 60 in New York City before 700 attendees. Minami headed the legal team that set aside US vs. Korematsu, one of the US’s most infamous Supreme Court cases violating civil liberties of citizens during World War II.

Chen was part of the US archival research team to support this case as well as the class action suit against the US government for damages in Hohri vs. US as well as the Congressional Commission which granted legislative monetary redress for the survivors.

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