This Land is Our Land: Oyama v. California
May 31, 2017
Cadwalader’s Asian Pacific American Attorney Resource Group, the Asian American Bar Association of New York and special guests Hon. Denny Chin of the U.S. Circuit Court for the Second Circuit and Hon. Kiyo A. Matsumoto of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York presented a reenactment of the historical case Oyama v. California. Through narration, the reenactment of court proceedings and historic photographs, the cast retold the captivating story of Kajiro and Fred Oyama’s legal battle against the State of California for its use of the Alien Land Law against a Japanese American family.