Robert H. Jackson Center

News Releases

  • Jackson Center Hosts Warren County Sixth Grade Students to present “Bob Talks”

    Jun 25, 2015

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015, the Robert H. Jackson Center hosted several sixth grade students from Youngsville Middle School who participated in their teacher, Caroline Hayes’ culminating event for her 2014 Teacher Fellowship project. Throughout the year, the students have learned about Robert H. Jackson and created speeches or “Bob Talks,” affectionately named after TED talks that they presented on Justice Jackson. TED is a nonprofit company committed to supporting the expansion and circulation of new ideas through their speeches, “TED Talks.” TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design

  • Laurence Tribe Announced as Robert H. Jackson Lecturer on the Supreme Court

    Jun 25, 2015

    Chautauqua Institution’s 11th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States will be delivered by Harvard Law School professor, Laurence H. Tribe on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the Institution’s Hall of Philosophy.

  • Jackson Center Announces Applications for Teacher Fellowship Program and Regional Award for Teaching

    Jun 01, 2015

    The Robert H. Jackson Center is now accepting applications/ nominations for two teacher initiatives under its Youth Education Program. Secondary school teachers (grades 6-12) from Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania (grades 6-12) are invited to apply for one or both initiatives.

  • Jackson Center to host a Discussion of Bourke, et al. v. Beshear: “A Conversation with Paul Campion

    May 20, 2015

    The Robert H. Jackson Center will host a program titled “A Discussion of Bourke, et al. v. Beshear: A Conversation with Paul Campion & Randell Johnson,” plaintiffs in one of the pending U.S. Supreme Court cases on marriage" at 7 p.m. on Saturday June 13th.

  • Jackson Center Hosts Young Readers Author Charles J. Shields

    May 18, 2015

    Charles J. Shields, author of Mockingbird a Portrait of Harper Lee, addressed over 500 area students for the Robert H. Jackson Center’s eleventh annual Young Readers program on May 13, 2015. Each year, the Center partners with the Law, Youth and Citizenship Program of the New York State Bar Association to bring a young adult author to the Center in celebration of the important contribution young people’s literature makes to lifelong literacy, education and good citizenship.

  • Jackson Center Secures Rights to Documentary, Liberty under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story

    Apr 28, 2015

    The Robert H. Jackson Center has secured ownership rights to the documentary titled, Liberty under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story. This acquisition completes an ambitious project initiated several years ago by Lisa and Rich Gensheimer of Main Street Media to produce a feature-length film on Justice Jackson. Liberty under Law chronicles the life of Robert H. Jackson, from his birth in Spring Creek Pennsylvania to the world stage as the Chief U.S. Prosecutor of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremberg.

  • Jackson Center to Welcome Buffalo Sabres’ Larry Playfair

    Apr 22, 2015

    On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, the Robert H. Jackson Center will welcome Larry Playfair, former Buffalo Sabres defenseman to its spring continuing legal education seminar. The featured luncheon speaker, Mr. Playfair will recall some of his most memorable career moments during an interview with Greg Peterson, Jackson Center co-founder and Board member.

  • Jackson Center to Host Spring Continuing Legal Education Seminar

    Apr 17, 2015

    The Robert H. Jackson Center will host a free continuing legal education seminar, “Reflections on the Voting Rights Act of 1965” on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The feature presentation will include a panel discussion with Reuben Ortenberg, former Trial Attorney for the US Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, David Lollis, civil rights advocate, Robert Fine, attorney at Hurwitz and Fine, P.C. in Buffalo, NY, and Brian Harward Associate Professor at Allegheny College.

  • Youth Leadership Summit Hosted at the Jackson Center

    Mar 31, 2015

    On March 25, 2015 the Robert H. Jackson Center hosted a Youth Leadership Summit for over 40 area middle school students. The Summit was the culminating event of local educator, Daiman Parinella’s 2014 Teacher Fellowship project with the Center.

  • United States Attorney William J. Hochul to Host Program at Jackson Center

    Mar 30, 2015

    The Robert H. Jackson Center announces a 75th Anniversary Program titled Attorney General Robert H. Jackson on The Federal Prosecutor to be held at the Jackson Center on April 9, 2015 at 7 p.m. The event, hosted by United States Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr., will examine the continued relevance of Jackson’s 1940 speech, The Federal Prosecutor.

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