The Robert H. Jackson Center announces keynote speaker for the annual Robert H. Jackson Day in Warren County, Pennsylvania. This year’s event will be held at the Warren County Courthouse on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 7 p.m. with the Honorable John Cleland, senior trial judge for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Judge Cleland will share his career experiences during an interview with Gregory L. Peterson, co-founder of the Jackson Center. This free event is open to the general public.
The Robert H. Jackson Center, in partnership with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), is pleased to announce that David Sherrin, a ninth grade history teacher at Harvest Collegiate High School in New York, NY, has been named recipient of the 2014 Robert H. Jackson Center National Award for Teaching Justice.
The Robert H. Jackson is pleased to announce that a dedication ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 to officially name the Robert H. Jackson Field at the Greater Chautauqua-Jamestown Airport. The airport’s terminal was previously dedicated in Jackson’s honor in 1973 and on Saturday all of the airport’s runways and surrounding grounds will be named in his honor. This event is free and open to the public.
The Robert H. Jackson Center of Jamestown, New York is pleased to announce that it has awarded the prestigious Robert H. Jackson Center Fellowship to three deserving area educators. Commencing their collaboration with the Center on July 21 were Melissa Lynn Becker, Warren Area High School; Caroline F. Hayes, Youngsville Elementary Middle School; and Daiman Doolittle Parinella, Washington Middle School.
The Robert H. Jackson Center is pleased to announce that Becky Newman of Jamestown has been named recipient of the third annual Robert H. Jackson Center Regional Award for Teaching Justice. This prestigious award was created to recognize educators who have made an outstanding contribution toward teaching the concept of justice in creative, inspiring ways, which may include teaching about civil liberties, human rights, international humanitarian law, the Holocaust, genocide studies, and local issues of justice.
International Prosecutors, ambassadors, diplomats, and legal scholars from around the globe came together in the name of humanity on August 25-26 at Chautauqua Institution, a renowned arts and cultural community located in upstate New York, near Jamestown. The International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, hosted by the Robert H. Jackson Center, Jamestown, NY, is a historic gathering of renowned international Prosecutors from The International Criminal Court, The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, The Special Court for Sierra Leone, and The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, together with leading professionals in the field of International Humanitarian Law.
The eighth annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs is an historic gathering of renowned international prosecutors from The International Criminal Court, The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, The Special Court for Sierra Leone, and The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
The Robert H. Jackson Center recently announced that media personality, writer and film producer Phil Donahue will make a rare appearance at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville for ''Dinner with Donahue'' on Sunday, Aug. 10, beginning at 5 p.m.