Chautauqua Institution’s 10th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States will be delivered by Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Institution’s Hall of Philosophy.
On June 10, 2014, the Robert H. Jackson Center was honored to present the 10th annual screening of "Follow the North Star" to area 3rd & 4th grade students in its Carl Cappa Theater. The award-winning film, which takes place during the Civil War, is about the Underground Railroad and a white boy’s journey south to free an enslaved boy and reunite him with his mother.
Elks Lodge #263 of Jamestown, NY has presented the Robert H. Jackson Center with a generous financial contribution for its recently launched “Defenders of Freedom” project. “Defenders of Freedom” is an oral history initiative that seeks to capture on video and share the first hand experiences of WWII veterans in the Western NY and Northwestern PA areas.
The Robert H. Jackson Center is pleased to announce that it will debut an original exhibit, “Say, I Taught Thee: The Life of Mary R. Willard,” on Thursday, June 5, 2014. There will be a public opening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Center, located at 305 E. 4th Street in Jamestown, NY. Refreshments will be served; there is no fee or reservation required to attend. A short commentary will be offered at 7:00 p.m. to accompany the exhibit.
The Jackson Center hosted Judicial Hearing Officer Judge Joseph Gerace as the keynote speaker for the 2nd Annual Stanley Weeks Law Day Lecture co-hosted by the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonary Valley of Jamestown on Monday April 28th.
The Robert H. Jackson Center will host a free continuing legal education seminar entitled, “Underground Railroad: Law and Legacy” on Tuesday May 6th, 2014.
The Robert H. Jackson Center will host the 2nd Annual Stanley Weeks Law Day Lecture, co-hosted by the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonary Valley of Jamestown, with keynote speaker Judicial Hearing Office Judge Joseph Gerace on Monday April 28th at 7 p.m.. The focus of Judge Gerace’s address will correspond with the national 2014 theme for Law Day, American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters. This event is free and open to the general public.
Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, enthusiastically stepped up to the mike before a standing-room-only audience at the Robert H. Jackson Center’s tenth annual Young Readers program on February 18, 2014.
The Robert H. Jackson Center announced today the recent passing of H.W. William (Bill) Caming, one of the last surviving U.S. prosecutors at the Nuremberg trials, and a dear friend of the Jackson Center. Caming, 94, passed at his home in Summit, New Jersey.
The Robert H. Jackson Center of Jamestown will honor Justice Robert H. Jackson's enduring legacy at an annual event commemorating his birthday to be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Warren County Courthouse in Warren, PA.