2008 National Conference » Speakers

Eric Muller

Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina School of Law

Eric L. Muller is the author of American Inquisition: The Hunt for Japanese American Disloyalty in World War II, Free to Die for their Country: The Story of the Japanese American Draft Resisters in World War II, and many scholarly articles. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation and has represented Karen Korematsu-Haigh, Holly Yasui, and Jay Hirabayashi on an amicus curiae brief in the pending civil liberties case of Turkmen v. Ashcroft.

"Betrayal on Trial: Japanese American 'Treason' in World War II," a series of articles written by this presenter, is available on-line.

Speaker Events

Friday, July 4

Betrayal on Trial: Japanese American 'Treason' in World War II and the 1944 Trial of the Shitara Sisters
Eric Muller, Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina School of Law
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol 4, 4th Floor
Topic: Passing It Forward

Saturday, July 5

Security, Wartime Anxiety and the Erosion of Civil Liberties
Polly Baca, President and CEO, Latin American Research and Service Agency (LARASA)
Eric Muller, Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina School of Law
Noel Saleh, Immediate Past President, ACCESS
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Capitol 1, 4th Floor
Topic: Diversity, Democracy, and Social Justice