• Jun 26, 2010

Reenactment of U.S. vs. Bhagat Singh Thind

  • 2:15 PM
  • Great Hall, Faneuil Hall, One Faneuil Hall Square, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA

A Mock Argument and Court Deliberation: Reenactment of U.S. vs. Bhagat Singh Thind (1923), the case in which the Supreme Court deemed Asian Indians ineligible for citizenship because U.S. law allowed only free whites to become naturalized citizens.

Cosponsored by the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute as part of the 2010 North American South Asian Bar Association (NASABA) Convention.


Rajini Srikanth, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Associate Professor of English, Director of University Honors Program, University of Massachusetts at Boston

The Honorable Amul R. Thapar, United States District Judge, Eastern District of Kentucky
The Honorable Vijay “Jay” Chand Gandhi, United States Magistrate Judge, Central District of California
The Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock, United States District Judge, District of Massachusetts

Appellate Teams:
Alamdar Hamdani, Trial Attorney, Counterterrorism Section, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Kalpana Srinivasan, Partner, Susman Godfrey LLP
Rita Gunasekaran, Partner, Haight Brown & Bonesteel
Seema Patel, Attorney in the Division of Fair Labor Standards, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor