The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality aims to advance social justice by fostering critical thinking about discrimination in U.S. society and through targeted advocacy to foster equality and freedom. The center's work is divided into three units: research, advocacy and education projects. For additional information, please visit the Korematsu Center site.

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Submissions from 2017

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Brief of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Civil Rights Organizations, and National Bar Associations of Color, as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Brief of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Jay Hirabayashi, Holly Yasui, Karen Korematsu, Civil Rights Organizations, and National and New York Bar Associations of Color, as Amici Curiae in Support of the Relief Sought by Petitioners and Intervenor-Plaintiff, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Motion for Leave to File Brief of Amici Curiae the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Civil Rights Organizations, and National Bar Associations of Color, in Support of the Petitioners, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Motion for Leave to File Brief of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality as Amicus Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees and Affirmance, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Motion for Leave to File Brief of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Civil Rights Organizations, and National Bar Associations of Color, as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

Submissions from 2016

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Brief for Amici Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Anti-Defamation League, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Asian American Bar Association of New York, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Hispanic National Bar Association, LatinoJustice PRLDEF Inc., Metropolitan Black Bar Association, NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc., National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum, National Bar Association, National Native American Bar Association, Society of American Law Teachers, Inc., South Asian Bar Association of New York, South Asian Bar Association of North America, and Law Professors in Support of Defendant-Apellant, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Brief for the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Hispanic National Bar Association, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, National Bar Association, National LGBT Bar Association, and National Native American Bar Association as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Brief of Amici Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, et al in Support of Defendants-Appellees and Affirmance, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Amicus Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality in Support of Appellant, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Amicus Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality in Support of Petitioners, Robert Chang, Jessica Levin, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Brief of Amicus Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality in Support of S.K-P., Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Appellant, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic, Charlotte Garden, and Jessica Levin

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Reply Brief of Appellant, Charlotte Garden, Jessica Levin, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic

Submissions from 2015

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An Analysis Of The Economic Costs Of Seeking The Death Penalty In Washington State, Robert C. Boruchowitz, Peter A. Collins, Matthew J. Hickman, and Mark A. Larranaga

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Application for Leave to File Brief and Brief of Amici Curiae Award-Winning California Teachers, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law & Equality, and American Association of University Professors in Support of Appellants, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Brief of Amici Curiae in Support of Appellant, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Amici Curiae Labor Law & Labor Relations Professors in Support of Respondents, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Charlotte Garden, and Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Brief Of Amici Curiae South Asian Bar Association Of Washington, D.C., et al. in Support of Appellee and Affirmance, South Asian Bar Association of Washington D.C., National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Amicus Curiae National Center for Lesbian Rights, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and Prof. Julie Shapiro, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Julie Shapiro

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Justice Shortchanged--Assigned Counsel Compensation in Wisconsin, Sixth Amendment Center, The Defender Initiative, Robert C. Boruchowitz, and Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Maya Arce, et al. v. Diane Douglas, et. al, Lorraine Bannai, Robert Chang, Charlotte Garden, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic, and Seattle University School of Law

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Memorandum of Amici Curiae the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and the Center for Indian Law & Policy on the Timing of a Post-Admission Judicial Hearing, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Center for Indian Law and Policy

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The Right to Counsel in Utah: An Assessment of Trial-Level Indigent Defense Services, The Sixth Amendment Center and The Defender Initiative

Submissions from 2014

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Amici Curiae Brief on Behalf of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Support of Petitioner Filed with Consent of Parties, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Appellees’ Principal and Response Brief, Attorneys for Defendants

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Appellees’ Reply Brief, Attorneys for Defendants

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Brief of Amicus Curiae Fred T Korematsu Center for Law and Equity, Lisa Brodoff and Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Fred T. Korematsu Center et al. as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellants, Robert Chang, Lorraine Bannai, Jessica Levin, Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and Amici Curiae

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Memorandum of Amici Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Columbia Legal Services in Support of Petition for Review, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Lisa Brodoff

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Plaintiffs-Appellants/Cross-Appellees’Response and Reply Brief, Robert S. Chang, Lorraine Bannai, Charlotte Garden, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic, and Attorneys for Appellants

Submissions from 2013

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Amici Curiae Brief on Behalf of Chief Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, and the Anti-Defamation League, In Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants, Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Brief for Amici Curiae 48 Public School Teachers in Support of Appellants' Request for Reversal, Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Brief of Amici Curiae Committee of Interns and Residents SEIU; Doctors Council SEIU; and Korean American Medical Association in Support of Respondent, Charlotte Garden, Anjana Malhotra, Robert S. Chang, Lorraine K. Bannai, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic

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Brief of Amicus Curiae Latina and Latino Critical Legal Theory, Inc. Supporting Plaintiffs-Appellants Urging Reversal, Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Brief of Appellants, Lorraine Bannai, Robert S. Chang, Charlotte Garden, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and Attorneys for Appellants

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Brief of Authors Rodolfo Acuña, Bill Bigelow, Richard Delgado, and Jean Stefancic as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellants, Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Brief of Freedom to Read Foundation, et al. as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants and Supporting Reversal, Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Brief of the National Education Association and Arizona Education Association as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants, Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Terror En El Crepúsculo: El verdadero legado de la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos en la Península Olímpica del Estado de Washington, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Forks Human Rights Group

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Terror in Twilight: Border Patrol Involvement in Local Policing, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Forks Human Rights Group

Submissions from 2012

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Amicus Curiae Brief of the Washington Defender Association, the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, OneAmerica, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and the Washington Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, in Support of Appellant's Motion for Reconsideration, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Amici Curiae, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, OneAmerica, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Asian Counseling & Referral Service, Korean American Bar Association of Washington, Middle Eastern Legal Association of Washington, and Dr. Daryl Fujii in Support of Appellant, Attorneys for Amicus Curiae and Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Amici Curiae Karen and Ken Korematsu; Holly, Iris, and Laurel Dee Yasui; Jay Hirabayashi; Sharon Mitsu Yuen; and Marion Setsu Oldenburg in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees and Affirmance, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Counsel for Amici Curiae, and Lorraine Bannai

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Brief of Amici Curiae The Defender Initiative and ACLU of South Carolina, The Defender Initiative, ACLU of South Carolina, and Robert C. Boruchowitz

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Brief of Amicus Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality in Support of Petitioner, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Brief of Amicus Curiae, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality in Support of Petitioner, Robert Chang and Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Plaintiff-Appellant's Opening Replacement Brief, Anjana Malhotra, Robert Chang, Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic, and Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Plaintiff-Appellant's Replacement Reply Brief, Anjana Malhotra, Robert Chang, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, and Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic

Submissions from 2011

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Amici Curiae Brief on Behalf of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, the Asian Bar Association of Washington, the Pacific Northwest District of the Japanese American Citizens League, and the Vietnamese Bar Association of Washington, in Support of Petitioner, Lorraine K. Bannai, David A. Perez, and Counsel for Amici Curiae

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Amici Curiae Brief on Behalf of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington, and the Loren Miller Bar Association, in Support of Petitioner, Robert S. Chang, Lorraine K. Bannai, Robert C. Boruchowitz, and David A. Perez

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Amicus Brief of the Defender Initiative and Washington Defender Association in Support vs. of Motion to Appoint Counsel, The Defender Initiative, Robert C. Boruchowitz, and Counsel for Defendant

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Amicus Curiae Brief on Behalf of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, in Support of Neither Party, Robert S. Chang, Lorraine K. Bannai, Robert C. Boruchowitz, and David A. Perez

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Memorandum of Amici Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Asian Bar Association of Washington, Pacific Northwest District of the Japanese American Citizens League, and Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington in Support of Petition for Review, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Lorraine Bannai

Submissions from 2010

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Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiff-Appellees by Asian American Justice Center, Asian Law Caucus, Asian American Institute, Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach, API Equality, California Conference of the NAACP, Chinese for Affirmative Action, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, Korematsu Center at Seattle University, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and the Zuna Institute, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and Attorneys for Amicus Curiae

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Brief of Amici Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Asian Bar Association of Washington, and Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington, Lorraine K. Bannai and Counsel for Amici Curiae

Submissions from 2009

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Brief of Amici Curiae Alameda County Bar Association, Bar Association of San Francisco, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Marin County Bar Association, Santa Clara County Bar Association, et al. Supporting Petitioners, Attorneys for Amicus Curiae and Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality

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Brief of Amici Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Asian Bar Association of Washington, South Asian Bar Association of Washington, and Washington Women Lawyers, Lorraine K. Bannai and Counsel for Amici Curiae