The Korematsu V. United States Supreme Court Case Of 1944

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The United States Supreme Court has been a topic of controversy on several cases, during the last several decades in our country. If we look back in time, history shows us that the US Supreme Court has made several big mistakes in the ways they handled several federal court rulings. In the year 1944, just briefly after the battles and war between the United States and Japan, the Supreme Court ruled a law that would be considered immoral, and racial profiling in the present time. The Korematsu v. United States court case of 1944 was a heavily criticized court ruling. The United States Supreme Court ruled that on several regions in several states across the country, Japanese people, both legal residents of their states and undocumented immigrants, were to be detained and even deported just because of their racial ancestry or heritage. When we think about this in the present, most of us would look at the United States Supreme Court as a joke if they would establish a court ruling like that in the present. For example, it is evident to most American citizens, residents, and even …show more content…
Let us suppose that they did in fact detain and deport Japanese people, but not solely because of biological traits or cultural similarities. In recent years, for example, the United States military and government questioned, detained, and deported several people of Middle Eastern descent. However, in many cases, we can say that they did not do it merely because they were Middle Eastern. Perhaps some of them were family related to a terrorist group, or organization. Perhaps our government seemed to them as suspicious since it was possible that they could conspire along with their Middle Eastern allies against us. Nevertheless, this approach requires more tax dollars spent, more military regulation, more government involvement, and a more limited US Supreme Court ruling

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