The authors examine the role that the Japanese American Citizens League played in the development of the "strict scrutiny" doctrine partly responsible for the ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. The plight of Japanese Americans during their WWII internment gave them experience in implementing this doctrine, which they passed on to the NAACP.
Greg Robinson & Toni Robinson,
Korematsu and Beyond: Japanese Americans and the Origins of Strict Scrutiny,
68 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol68/iss2/5