• Creator
  • Leong, Michael
  • Created Date
  • 1986
  • Description
  • This set of documents was compiled by Michael Leong and photocopies were sent to Gordon Hirabayashi. It refers to an appeal made by Gordon's legal team regarding the exclusion point and Gordon's previous conviction on Count I of his original indictments. In it, lawyers discuss the possible pros and cons to an additional appeal as well as the attorney fees, and the potential of amicus participation in a case Hohri v. the United States (regardin... more
    This set of documents was compiled by Michael Leong and photocopies were sent to Gordon Hirabayashi. It refers to an appeal made by Gordon's legal team regarding the exclusion point and Gordon's previous conviction on Count I of his original indictments. In it, lawyers discuss the possible pros and cons to an additional appeal as well as the attorney fees, and the potential of amicus participation in a case Hohri v. the United States (regarding redress). In a memo from Karen Kai, the situation of the appeal is summarized, "Our team does not have a specific recommendation, however, we did reach a twofold conclusion: (1) We feel that there are serious problems with the decision because the manner in which the court upheld Gordon's curfew conviction is tantamount to an affirmation of the Supreme Court's opinion and (2) We have serious reservations about the advisability of appeal because of the potential risk of obtaining a bad decision at the Ninth Circuit, particularly one which... less
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    Manuscript
    Correspondence (letter)
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