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.

Karen Korematsu     Irum Shiekh     Edina Lekovic


$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,

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6:15PM - 9:00PM Thu 27 Oct 2016 ( Timezone: Pacific )


Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 USA

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