Statutes/ Compiled Legislative Histories/ Cases/ Executive orders:


·         Civil Rights Act of 1957 (P.L. 85-315) 85th Congress, 1st session, September 9, 1957.

·         Civil Rights Act of 1960 (P.L. 86-449) 86th Congress, 2nd session, May 6, 1960.

·         Civil Rights Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-352.) 88th Congress, 2nd session, July 2, 1964.

·         Voting Rights Act of 1965 (P.L. 89-110) 89th Congress, 1st session, August 6, 1965.

·         [Japanese American]Civil Liberties Act of 1988 (P.L 100-383) 100th Congress, 2nd session, August 10, 1988.


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                United States Statutes at Large:      

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o    United States Code :[ [Basic call number for 1952 through 2012 editions ].

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o   United States Statutes at Large via Heinonline


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Compiled Legislative Histories:

·         ProQuest Legislative Insight.


Cases Decided by the United States Supreme Court:

                                Hirabayashi  v. United States  320 U.S. 81(1943) [Findlaw]

                                Korematsu  v. United States 323 U.S. 214 (1944) [Cornell LII].

                                Yasui v. United States 320 U.S. 115 (1943) [Findlaw]

                                Morgan v. Commonwealth of Virginia 328 U.S. 373 (1946).

                                Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.

                                                Brown 1.  [Oyez]

                                                Brown 2. .[Oyez]

                                Browder v. Gayle, 352 U.S. 903 (1956)[Oyez]

                Cases Successfully Re-opened by Plaintiffs During the 1980s and Decided by Lower Federal                       Courts:

                                Korematsu v. U.S., 584 F. Supp. 1406, 16 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1231 (N.D. Cal. Apr 19,1984).

                                Hirabayashi v. U.S., 627 F.Supp. 1445 (1986).

Hardcopy/ Online: United States Reports

Hardcopy /online: Federal Supplement

 Executive Orders:

·         Executive order 8802 (FDR)- wartime government contracts

·         Executive order 9981 (Truman)- racial desegregation of the military

                Hardcopy or Online (MORRIS) Note that Title 3 of the CFR contains Executive Orders.