Barrett examines the dissent opinion of Supreme Court Justice Robert Houghwout Jackson in Korematsu v. United States, which centered on the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. Although the dissent has been criticized as incoherent, it contains strong legal implications within its complexity.
John Q. Barrett,
A Commander’s Power, A Civilian’s Reason: Justice Jackson’s Korematsu Dissent,
68 Law and Contemporary Problems
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