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In 1944, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the federal government could place U.S. citizens of Japanese descent into detention camps without any evidence of "individual disloyalty" to the U.S. Who appointed most of the justices in this majority?

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All of the six justices in the majority were appointed by Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Two of the dissenting justices were also appointed by Roosevelt, and one of the dissenting justices was appointed by Republican Herbert Hoover.

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