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Eric K. Yamamoto

Fred T. Korematsu Professor of Law and Social Justice , University of Hawai`i, William S. Richardson School of Law

Eric K. Yamamoto is an award-winning, internationally recognized Professor of law at William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai`i. He is known for his legal work and scholarship on social justice, with an emphasis on redress for historic injustice; Professor Yamamoto also specializes in civil procedure and complex litigation. In 1984 he served as coram nobis Co-counsel to Fred Korematsu in the successful reopening of the infamous World War II Japanese American internment case. In April 2012 Yamamoto was appointed to a prestigious new professorship, The Fred T. Korematsu Professor of Law and Social Justice, in recognition of his teaching, mentoring, scholarship, and justice work.

Articles written by this presenter are available on-line.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 6

Luncheon Banquet with Keynote Address
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Lori Matsukawa, News Anchor, KING 5 Television
Eric K. Yamamoto, Fred T. Korematsu Professor of Law and Social Justice , University of Hawai`i, William S. Richardson School of Law


Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity