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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month 2021

Introduction

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month presents an opportunity for the LRC to explore the significance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in legal history. Check out the resources on this page for a sampling of the great resources about this topic online and in the LRC's collection.

Photos of: Minoru Yasui; William S. Richardson; Patsy Mink; Harold Konju Koh; Carol Lam; Debra Wong Yang; Kamala Harris; Noel Fancisco; Arsalan Iftikhar

Photos from left to right, top to bottom: Minoru Yasui, lawyer; William S. Richardson, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Hawaii (1966-1982); Patsy Mink, Member of the US House of Representatives from Hawaii (1990-2002); Harold Hongju Koh, professor and former dean of Yale Law School; Carol Lam, former US Attorney for the Southern District of California; Debra Wong Yang, former US Attorney for the Central District of California; Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States; Noel Francisco, former Solicitor General of the United States; Arsalan Iftikhar, human rights lawyer.

Online Resources from the LRC and Copley Library

Books in the LRC Collection

Books from the LRC's collection are available for curbside pickup. See our Guide to Remote Services and Resources for more information.