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.
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.
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.
Jackson Center Announces the Annual Warren County Day Activities Celebrating Robert H. Jackson’s Bir
The Robert H. Jackson Day’s evening program will be held at the Warren County Courthouse at 7 p.m. featuring keynote speaker 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 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.