Shading Truth

In the James Madison Lecture, Judge Sandra Lynch of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit examined instances when the executive branch gave the US Supreme Court inaccurate information. In Korematsu v. United States, for instance, which upheld the constitutionality of Japanese American internment camps during World War II, the solicitor general suppressed critical evidence. “It is the job of the third branch to get it right,” said Lynch.

Watch the full video of the event (1 hr, 2 min):

Posted September 1, 2017