Ex Parte Endo (Great American Court Cases)
Legal Citation: 323 U.S. 283 (1944)
That she was unlawfully held at an interment camp.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
James C. Purcell
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Charles Fahey, U.S. Solicitor General
Justices for the Court
Hugo Lafayette Black, William O. Douglas (writing for the Court), Felix Frankfurter, Robert H. Jackson, Frank Murphy, Stanley Forman Reed, Owen Josephus Roberts, Wiley Blount Rutledge, Harlan Fiske Stone
Date of Decision
18 December 1944
Reversed the judgment and remanded the cause district court.
This Supreme Court decision ended what the American Civil Liberties Union later called "the worst single wholesale violation of civil rights of American citizens in our history."
In February of 1942, soon after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in the surprise attack that committed the United States to World War...
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