The State Bar of Michigan's 34th Michigan Legal Milestone commemorates the Vincent Chin Case "From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry," Friday, June 19, 2009 (and installed Wednesday, December 22, 2010). 

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Installation of plaque today in Ferndale:
Vincent Chin Case State Bar of Michigan Legal Milestone installation is today, Wednesday, December 22, at Noon at the Post Bar (formerly Golden Star Restaurant where Vincent Chin once worked).  The first meeting about the case was held at that location in March 1983.

Today's program is hosted by the City of Ferndale. Everyone is invited to attend.  Ferndale Mayor Covey indicates that the place can hold 140 people. The Post Bar is located at 22828 Woodward, east side of Woodward, just north of 9 Mile Road in Ferndale.

Directions here: http://www.mapquest.com/maps?2pn=Post+Bar+Woodward&2a=22828+Woodward+Ave&2c=Ferndale&2s=MI&2z=48220

The event is covered on page 1 of the Detroit Free Press today.

link to the Free Press article: http://www.freep.com/article/20101222/NEWS05/12220383/1001/NLETTER09/82-beating-death-spurred-changes-in-Michigan-law?source=nletter-news

link to Ferndale Mayor Craig Covey's press release:
http://coveys-corner.blogspot.com/2010/12/why-we-are-proud-to-host-vincent-chin.html

wording on the plaques here:
../American_Citizens_for_Justice/MilestonePlaque.html

link to Frances Kai-Hwa Wang's speech coming soon:

link to content of Roland Hwang's speech:
http://www.michbar.org/journal/pdf/pdf4article1505.pdf

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Roland Hwang's Michigan State Bar Journal Article

Read Roland Hwang's article in the Michigan State Bar Journal (in PDF Format) about how the Vincent Chin case spawned the Asian American Civil Rights Movement and many of the legal changes that occured because of it. Much of this content is the same as was in his remarks at the 34th Legal Milestone Dedication Ceremony.

Full Article:
www.michbar.org/journal/pdf/pdf4article1505.pdf

Friday, June 19, 2009

Local 4: 27-Year Anniversary of Vincent Chin's Death

Local 4's Roger Weber reports on the anniversary of a Detroit man who was beaten to death by angry auto workers 27 years ago. Includes remarks by LG Almeda and Professor Sedler at the 34th annual Legal Milestone Dedication Ceremony and an interview with Judge Kaufman's son.

Check out this video from Local 4 TV Station WDIV, Detroit:
http://www.clickondetroit.com/video/19804602/index.html

Detroit Free Press: Legal Legacy of Vincent Chin Case Remembered

Check out this article in the Detroit Free Press:
BY EMILIA ASKARI " FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER " June 19, 2009