11/9/2013: NPR

NPR’s Weekend Edition ran a story on Saturday, Nov. 9, about AABANY’s latest trial re-enactment, “22 Lewd Chinese Women,” which premiered at the NAPABA National Convention in Kansas City, MO, on Nov. 8. Read more here.

9/4/2013: The Atlantic

For the last seven years, Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has also been writing historic reenactments of Asian American trials. Read more here.

7/15/2013: Cadwalader Blog

In 1944, the U.S. Government charged 63 Nisei (first-generation Japanese-Americans) imprisoned at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming with draft evasion.  On July 11 Cadwalader hosted a case reenactment.  Read more here.


“Iva: The Myth of Tokyo Rose”, directed by Soriya Chum and Elena Chang, is the trial case about Iva Toguri, a Japanese American citizen, who was accused of treason during World War II, was performed on stage at the Asia Society on Thursday, May 16th.  Read more here.

2/20/12: NYU Law

The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) of Fordham put on a reenactment of the trial for the murder of Vincent Chin, which started the Asian American civil rights movement. Read more here.

3/23/2011: NYU Law

Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit illuminated the legal history of Asian Americans in the 12th annual Korematsu Lecture, “Great Asian-American Trials,” on March 8.  Read more here.