BRIA 18 3

Bill of Rights in Action
Summer 2002 (18:3)

Victims of War

This Bill of Rights in Action looks at issues related to victims of war. The first article examines the internment of Japanese Americans in camps during World War II, the court case that upheld it as constitutional, and subsequent attempts to compensate those held in the camps. The second article looks at the "Rape of Nanking," the massacre of Chinese by Japanese troops just before World War II, and at the war crimes trial following the war. The last article examines how victims of World War II are attempting to get compensation through lawsuits.

U.S. History: Wartime and the Bill of Rights: The Korematsu Case

World History: The "Rape of Nanking"

U.S. Government: Compensating the Victims of War

Officers: Jerome L. Coben, President; Publications Committee: Marvin S. Sears, Chairperson; Gerald Chaleff, Alice A. Herald, Gail Midgal Title, Thomas D. Phelps, Peggy Saferstein, Sandor E. Samuels, Deborah C. Saxe, Lois Thompson, Carlton Varner. Staff: Todd Clark, Executive Director; Marshall L. Croddy, Director of Program and Materials Development; Carlton Martz, Writer; Bill Hayes, Editor; Andrew Costly, Production Manager; Lois Thompson, CRF Board Reviewer.
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