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.
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
Frances Wang's remarks about the Role of the Media in the Vincent Chin Case and the in the Birth of the Asian American Civil Rights Movement at the 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 can be found at:
(this article later was later published in Defining Moments: A Retrospective on Tipping Points in the AAPI Community issue of The Asian American Policy Review (AAPR) at the Harvard Kennedy School, 2010, and Voices of the Asian American Experience, Emily Moberg Robinson, ed. (ABC-CLIO, 2010).
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.