November 7, 2019

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Central Time

ACS Austin: "ALTERNATIVE FACTS: The Lies of Executive Order 9066" Screening and Panel Discussion

JW Marriott Austin, Austin, TX

Join the ACS Austin Lawyer Chapter, Stop Repeating History, and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association for a screening and panel discussion of ALTERNATIVE FACTS: The Lies of Executive Order 9066, an award-winning documentary feature film about the false information and political influences which led to the World War II incarceration of Japanese-Americans. 

ALTERNATIVE FACTS sheds light on the people and politics that influenced the signing of the infamous Executive Order 9066, which authorized the mass incarceration of nearly 120,000 Japanese-Americans. The film exposes the lies used to justify the decision and the cover-up that went all the way to the United States Supreme Court. ALTERNATIVE FACTS will also examine the parallels to the current climate of fear, targeting of immigrant communities, and similar attempts to abuse the powers of the government. 

Opening Remarks:

Michael Dodd, Attorney at Law, Dodd & Batla P.C.; Chair, ACS Austin Lawyer Chapter


Sehla Ashai, Immigration and Civil Rights Attorney

Karen Korematsu, Executive Director, Fred T. Korematsu Institute

Jon Osaki, Director, ALTERNATIVE FACTS: The Lies of Executive Order 9066

Kate Richardson, Fellow, Immigrant Justice Corps; Attorney, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)

Don Tamaki, Partner, Minami Tamaki LLP

Closing remarks:

Manuel Quinto-Pozos, Partner, Deats, Durst and Owen, PLLC; Board Member, ACS Austin Lawyer Chapter

Food and beverages will be served.

0.75 hours of ethics CLE credit is available.