Robert H. Jackson Center

Bibliography of Extrajudicial Writings by Robert H. Jackson

Click on title to view document, or on "PDF" to download it. Articles with the citation "RHJP" come from the Papers of Robert H. Jackson at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. For writings about Robert H. Jackson click here. All citations on this page are organized chronologically.

Books

The Struggle for Judicial Supremacy: A Study of a Crisis in American Power Politics. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1941. 361 pages.

Full Faith and Credit: The Lawyer’s Clause of the Constitution. New York: Columbia University Press, 1945. 60 pages.

The Case Against the Nazi War Criminals. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1946. 217 pages.

The Nürnberg Case. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1947.

The Supreme Court in the American System of Government. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955. 92 pages. Published posthumously.

That Man: An Insider’s Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Oxford University Press, 2003; paperback, 2004. 290 pages.
Edited and Introduced by John Q. Barrett, with a Foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg.


Articles & Addresses

Early Life and Career (1892-1933)

4 New York L. Rev._ 316-21 (1926) (address before the Associations of the Bar of Western New York, Buffalo, NY, June 24, 1926)

What Price “Due Process”?, 5 New York Rev. 435 (1927)


7 New York L. Rev. 77 (1929)

52 N.Y.S.B.A. Rep. 142 (1929)
Address before the New York State Bar Association
New York, Jan. 18, 1929

3 Lincoln L. Rev. 41 (1930).

15 Cornell L.Q. 194-204 (1930).

18 A.B.A. J. 383-86 (1932), 4 Mo. B.J. 138 (1933) (excerpts) (address before the Alabama State Bar, Birmingham, AL, April 15, 1932).

June 1932 The Jeffersonian 6. RHJP Box 54.

Jackson in the Treasury Department, Bureau of Internal Revenue (1934-1935)

Jamestown, NY, February 22, 1934, RHJP Box 32.

5 NYSBA Bulletin 117 (March 1933), (address before the New York State Bar Association).

Washington, D.C., March 15, 1934, RHJP Box 32.

12 Tax Mag. 342 (1934) (address before the Federation of Bar Associations of Western New York, Niagara Falls, NY, June 30, 1934).

18 Journal of the American Judicature Society_ 70-75 (Oct. 1934), 40 Case & Comment 4-6 (Winter 1934-35) (excerpts), Mass. L.Q., following p. 47 (Feb. 1935) (address before the National Conference of Bar Association Delegates, Milwaukee, WI, Aug. 27, 1934).

12 The Tax Magazine_ 466-68, 502-03 (Sept. 1934) (address before the American Bar Association Tax Conference, Milwaukee, WI, Aug. 28, 1934).

Washington, D.C., October 17, 1934, RHJP Box 32. PDF

Address before the Atlanta Lawyers' Club, Atlanta, Georgia, November 9, 1934, RHJP Box 32.

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., November 23, 1934, RHJP Box 32.

21 A.B.A. J. 93-96, 41 W. Va. L.Q. & the Bar 103-11 (Feb. 1935), 8 Am. L. School Rev. 152-57 (Apr. 1935) (address at the Association of American Law Schools’ annual dinner, Chicago, IL, Dec. 28, 1934).

84 New Republic 99 (1935).

Beaver Falls, PA, March 30, 1935, RHJP Box 32.

13 Tax Mag. 641 (1935) (address before the International Association of Insurance Counsel, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Aug. 30, 1935).

Address before the Buffalo Lawyers Club, Buffalo, NY, December 14, 1935, RHJP Box 32.

84 New Republic 68 (1935).

Jackson as Assistant Attorney General (1936-1937)

96 Forum 108 (1936).

2 Corp. Reorg. 405 (1936) (address before Special Committee of the Federal Bar Association, New York, March 7, 1936).

143 The Nation 474 (1936).

95 Forum 22 (1936).

2 Vital Speeches_431 (1936) (address before the Young Democratic Club of New York, New York, March 18, 1936).

Hotel Roosevelt, New York, March 24, 1936, RHJP Box 33.

Station WEVD, March 26, 1936, RHJP Box 33.

Syracuse, NY, Sep. 28, 1936, RHJP Box 33.

60 N.Y.S.B.A. Rep. 292 (1937) (New York, NY, Jan. 29, 1937).

Statement before Senate Judiciary Committee, March 11, 1937, RHJP Box 33.

New York Economic Club, Hotel Astor, New York, NY, March 24, 1937, RHJP Box 33.

1937 Ga. B.A. Rep. 203 (address before the Georgia Bar Association, Sea Island, May 28, 1937).

3 Vital Speeches_ 526 (1937) (presentation before the Joint Congressional Committee on Constitutionality of the Wages and Hours Bill, Washington, D.C., June 2, 1937).

Yale Law School, New Haven, Conn., June 21, 1937, RHJP Box 33.

3 Vital Speeches_ 718 (1937) (address before the New York State Federation of Labor, Jamestown, Aug. 24, 1937).

71 U.S.L. Rev. 575 (1937) (address before the Trade and Commerce Bar Association and Trade Association Executives, Sept. 17, 1937).

Enforcement of Anti-trust Laws, 3 Fed. B.J. 71 (1937) (address before the Federal Bar Association, Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 1937).

Chapel Hill, N.C., October 12, 1937, RHJP Box 34.

4 Vital Speeches 150 (1937) (address before the Eastern Association of College Deans and Advisers of Men, Atlantic City, N.J., Nov. 27, 1937).

Address before the Consumers National Federation, 2 West 64 Street, New York City, December 11, 1937, RHJP Box 34.

Jackson as Solicitor General (1939-1940)

The Public Opinion, March 1939, p. 4, (address before the American Farm Bureau Federation, Chicago, Dec. 13, 1937).

Address broadcast over Mutual Broadcasting System, December 26, 1937, RHJP Box 34.

Address before the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, Pa., December 29, 1937, RHJP Box 34.

4 Vital Speeches_ 208 (1938) (address before the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, Dec. 29, 1937).

The Commentator 43. RHJP, Box 54.

Anti-trust Legislation Seen Necessary , 61 N.J.L.J. 37 (1938).


Commodore Hotel, New York City, January 8, 1938, RHJP Box 35.

City Club of Rochester, Rochester, New York, January 15, 1938, RHJP Box 35.

address before the New York Press Association, Onondaga Hotel, Syracuse, New York, January 28, 1938, RHJP Box 35.

1 Nat. Law. Guild Q._ 88 (1938) (address before the National Lawyers Guild, Washington, D.C., Feb. 20, 1938).

address at the Annual Dinner of the Young Democratic Club of New York, Commodore Hotel, New York City, February 24, 1938, RHJP Box 35.

100 Forum 303 (1938).

86 U. Pa. L. Rev._ 231 (1938) (with E. Dumbauld).

District of Columbia Province Dinner of Pi Gamma Mu, Catholic University, May 8, 1938, RHJP Box 36.

National University, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1938, RHJP Box 36.

The Rise and Fall of Swift v. Tyson ,
24 A.B.A.J. 609 (1938) (address before the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association, Cleveland, July 25, 1938).


17 Ill. Municipal Rev. 195, (address before the Illinois Municipal League, Hotel Faust, Rockford, Ill., Sept. 14, 1938).

address before the National Conference of Catholic Charities, John Marshall Hotel, Richmond, VA, October 11, 1938, RHJP Box 36.

address broadcast over NBC Radio, Nov. 11, 1938, Washington, D.C., RHJP Box 36.

address before the Liberal Voters League of Montgomery County, Rockville, Md., November 22, 1938, RHJP Box 37.

address before the National Conference on Palestine, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C., January 15, 1939, RHJP Box 37.

3 Fed. Probation 4 (1939) (address delivered at a Forum Meeting of the Corrections Committee of the Council of Social Agencies, Washington, D.C., February 1, 1939).

A Threat to National Unity, address at the National Conference on Interstate Trade Barriers_, Chicago, Ill., April 6, 1939, RHJP Box 37.

New Haven, CT, May 3, 1939, RHJP Box 38.

23 J. Am. Jud. Soc’y 60 (1939) (address before the American Judicature Society, Washington, D.C., May 10, 1939).

44 Md. S.B.A. Proc. III (1939) (address before the Maryland State Bar Association, Atlantic City, N.J., June 23, 1939).

29 Wis. S.B.A. Rep. 155 (1939) (address before the Wisconsin State Bar Association, Milwaukee, June 27, 1939).

address at Junior Bar Conference of the American Bar Association, San Francisco, California, July 9, 1939, RHJP Box 38.

(address before the Public Utility Section of the American Bar Association, San Francisco, July 10, 1939).

9 Am. L. School Rev. 370 (1939), 27 Calif. L. Rev. 635 (1939), 8 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 21 (1939) (address before the Legal Education Section of the American Bar Association, San Francisco, July 11, 1939).

address at the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, CA, July 14, 1939, RHJP Box 38.

Washington, D.C., September 25, 1939, RHJP Box 39.

5 Town Meeting 3 (1939), (Debate on "America's Town Meeting of the Air," The Town Hall, New York, broadcast on NBC Radio, Nov. 2, 1939) RHJP Box 39.

address at Jackson Day Dinner, Hotel Statler, Cleveland, Ohio, January 8, 1940, RHJP Box 39.

26 A.B.A.J. 411 (1940) (address before the Federal Bar Association, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1940).

_29 Survey Graphic 54_5 (1940).

26 A.B.A.J. 203 (1940), 74 N.Y.L. Rev. 143 (1940) (address at ceremonies commemorating the occasion, Washington, D.C., Feb. 1, 1940). PDF

Youth and Government,
address at Lincoln Memorial Meeting of the American Youth Congress, Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., February 9, 1940, RHJP Box 39.


Town Hall of Buffalo, New York, Erlanger Theater, February 10, 1940, RHJP Box 39.

Philadelphia, PA, February 28, 1940, RHJP Box 39.

Great Hall, Department of Justice Building, March 30, 1940, RHJP Box 39.

24 J. Am. Jud. Soc’y 18 (1940), 31 J. Crim. L. 3 (1940) (address at Conference of United States Attorneys, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1940).

address at Boston College Law School, Boston, Mass., April 9, 1940, broadcast on Columbia Broadcasting System, RHJP Box 39.

14 No. I Reference Shelf 233 (1940) (debate on Town Hall Program, April 11, 1940).

address at Forum Meeting of the National Institute of Government, sponsored by the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee, Washington, D.C., May 3, 1940, RHJP Box 39.

(Presentation before the Supreme Court, May 20, 1940), 310 U.S. xiii (1940).

Gould Memorial Library, New York, NY, June 3, 1940, RHJP Box 39.

address at the Institute of Public Affairs, Charlottesville, Virginia, June 14, 1940, RHJP Box 39.

63 N.Y.S.B.A. Rep. 679 (1940) (address before the New York State Bar Association, Saranac, June 29, 1940).

207 Annals 70 (1940).

Great Hall, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., August 5, 1940, RHJP Box 40.

34 Am. J. Int’l L. 728 (1940), 20 Cong. Dig. 19 (1941) (Aug. 27, 1940, 39 Ops. Att’y Gen. 484 [1940]).

address at the Annual Conference of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, Sept. 19, 1940, RHJP Box 40.

1 Bill Rts. Rev. 34 (1940)

9 Law Soc’y J. 301 (1940) (address before the Law Society of Massachusetts, Boston, Oct. 16, 1940).

Carnegie Hall, New York City, November 6, 1940, sponsored by the Council for Democracy, in cooperation with the Columbia Broadcasting System, RHJP Box 40.

address broadcast over CBS Radio from Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 1940, RHJP Box 40.

Jackson as Attorney General (1941)

Address before Meeting of Presidential Electors, Washington, D.C., January 19, 1941, RHJP Box 41.


presented by Tau Epsilon Rho Law Fraternity at Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C., Feb. 22, 1941, RHJP Box 41.

27 A.B.A.J. 275 (1941) Am. J. Int’l L. 348 (1941), 19 Can. B. Rev. 229 (1941), 7 Vital Speeches 399 (1941) (address before the Inter-American Bar Association, Havana, Cuba, March 27, 1941).


27 A.B.A.J. 408 (1941).

27 A.B.A.J. 350 (1941) (address before the American Judicature Society, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1941).

Albany, New York, June 5, 1941, RHJP Box 41.

27 A.B.A.J. 690 (1941), 374 Int’l Conciliations 683 (1941) (address before American Bar Association, Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 2, 1941).

Jackson as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1942-1954)

8 Vital Speeches 356 (1942) (address before the New York State Bar Association, New York, Jan. 24, 1942).

5 Texas B. J. 255 (1942) (address before the State Bar of Texas, San Antonio, July 3, 1942).

address to the Assembly of the International Student Service, Washington, D.C., Sept. 2, 1942, RHJP Box 42.

37 Am. J. Int’l L. 297 (1943) (address before the Inter-American Bar Association, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1942).


9 Vital Speeches 664 (1943) (address at Brandeis Memorial Colony Dinner, New York, June 23, 1943).

9 Vital Speeches 590 (1943) (address at commencement exercises, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., May 9, 1943).


panel discussion with Stuart Chase and Evans Clark, broadcast on NBC Radio program For This We Fight, Sept. 4, 1943, RHJP Box 42.

15 Penn. B.A.Q. 122 (1944) (address before the New Sweden Historical Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia, Nov. 5, 1943).

Toronto, Feb. 19, 1944, 22 Can. B. Rev. 173 (1944), 5 Fed. B.J. 123 (1944).

67 N.Y.S.B.A. Rep. 424 (1944) (address before the New York State Bar Association, New York, Jan. 22, 1944).

address before the Virginia State Society, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1944, RHJP Box 42.

19 Conn. B.J. 2 (1945), 28 J. Am. Jud. Soc’y 6 (1944), 30 A.B.A.J. 334 (1944) (address before the American Law Institute, Philadelphia, May 9, 1944).

New York City, May 23, 1944, RHJP Box 42.

7 Texas B.J. 146 (1944).

45 Colum. L. Rev. 1 (1945) (Benjamin N. Cardozo Lecture, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Dec. 7, 1944) (later published in book form -- see above).

12 D.C.B.J. 150 (1945) (tribute delivered at the memorial service for Roosevelt in the Great Hall of the Department of Justice, April 13, 1945).

31 A.B.A.J. 290 (1945), 39 Am. Soc’y Int’l L. Proc. 10 (1945), 19 Temp. L.Q. 135 (1946); 39 Am. Int’l L. 533 (1945) (excerpt); The Saturday Review of Literature, June 2, 1945, p. 7 (adapted from address) (address before the American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1945).

(June 7, 1945), 39 Am. J. Int’l L. 178 (Supp. 1945), 19 Temp. L.Q. 144 (1945).

N.Y. Times Mag., Sept. 9, 1945, p. 9.

Nuremberg, Germany, Dec. 24, 1945, RHJP Box 43.

Law under Which Nazi Organizations Are Accused of Being Criminal, 19 Temp. L.Q. 371 (1946).


20 Temp. L.Q. 167 (1946).

32 A.B.A.J. 319 (1946) (address before the National Legal Movement, Paris, April 2, 1946).

Prague, Czechoslovakia, April 12, 1946, RHJP Box 43.

N.Y. Times Mag., June 16, 1946, p. 12.

(Nuremberg, July 26, 1946), 20 Temp. L.Q. 85 (1946), 12 Vital Speeches 710 (1946); Case & Com., Jan.-Feb., 1947, p. 3 (condensed).

13 Vital Speeches 114 (1946) (address at the University of Buffalo Centennial Convocation, Buffalo, N.Y., Oct. 4, 1946).

20 Temp. L.Q. 338 (1946) (Final Report to the President, Oct. 7, 1946).

33 A.B.A.J. 24 (1947) (address before the American Bar Association, Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 28, 1946).

address at the National War College, Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 1946, RHJP Box 44.

70 N.Y.S.B.A. Rep. 147 (1947) (address before the New York State Bar Association, New York, Jan. 24, 1947).

13 Vital Speeches 585 (1947) (address at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., June 15, 1947).

Canton, New York, June 22, 1947, RHJP Box 44.

the Capitol, Washington, D.C., July 26, 1947, RHJP Box 45.

58 Va. St. Bar Assn. Proc. 21 (1947), republished in Va. Bar Assn. News Journal 11-17 (2007) (address before the Virginia State Bar Association, Roanoake, Aug. 8, 1947).

Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 16, 1947 , RHJP Box 45.

34 A.B.A.J. 535 (1948), 8 F.R.D. 121 (1948), 16 ICC Prac. J. 41 (1948) (address before the American Law Institute, Philadelphia, May 20, 1948).

22 Temp. L.Q. 147 (1948), 65 Scot. L. Rev. 69 (1949) (address before School of Advanced International Studies, Institute in the Teaching of International and Comparative Law, Association of American Law Schools, New York, Aug. 25, 1948).

address to members of the German Press, Washington, D.C., Oct. 18, 1948, RHJP Box 46.

April 30, 1949, 43 Am. Soc’y Int’l L. Proc. 140 (1949).

35 A.B.A.J. 813 (1949), 27 Can. B. Rev. 761 (1949) (address before the Canadian Bar Association, Banff, Alta., Sept. 1, 1949).

35 A.B.A.J. 979 (1949), 17 D.C.B.J. 61 (1950), 73 N.J.L.J. 17 (1950).

36 A.B.A.J. 497 (1950).

73 N.Y.S.B.A. Rep. 235 (1950) (address before the New York State Bar Association, New York, Jan. 28, 1950).

address at the All Souls' Church, Washington, D.C., March 7, 1950, RHJP Box 47.

25 Cathedral Age 2 (1950) (address at dedication ceremonies, National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., April 2, 1950).

36 A.B.A.J. 607 (1950) (address at dedication of the new Stanford Law School building, July 15, 1950).

Palace Hotel, July 31, 1950, RHJP Box 47.

September, 1950, RHJP Box 56.

1 Buffalo L. Rev. 103 (1951) (address at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, NY, May 9, 1951).

37 A.B.A.J. 801 (1951), 37 Cornell L.Q. (1951), 25 Temp. L.Q. 115 (1951), 19 ICC Prac. J. 495 (1952) (Lecture before the State Bar of California, San Francisco, Aug. 23, 1951).

address at the New York County Lawyers Association's Annual Bar Dinner at the Hotel Waldorf-Astoria, Dec. 13, 1951, RHJP Box 48.

101 U. Pa. L. Rev. 313 (1952).

38 A.B.A.J. 547 (1952) (address at ceremonies marking the sesquicentennial of the Philadelphia Bar, Philadelphia, PA, March 13, 1952).

46 Am. Soc’y Int’l L. Proc. 196 (1952) (address before the American Society for International Law, Washington, D.C., April 26, 1952).

66 Harv. L. Rev. 1353 (1953).

Fortieth Anniversary Dinner of the Alfalfa Club, Washington, D.C., Jan. 31, 1953. RHJP, Box 50.

17 Fed. Probation 3 (1953) 15 F.R.D. 67 (1953) (address before the Criminal Law Section of the American Bar Association, Boston, Aug. 24, 1953).

39 A.B.A.J. 961 (1953) Vital Speeches 759 (1953) (address before the American Bar Association, Boston, Aug. 24, 1953).

address before the 39th Annual Convention of Hadassah, Oct. 26, 1953, Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C., RHJP Box 50.

15 Ala. Lawyer 79 (1954), 40 A.B.A.J. 19 (1954) (address at a cornerstone laying of the American Bar Center, Chicago, Nov. 2, 1953).

77 N.Y.S.B.A. Rep. 207 (1954) (address before the New York State Bar Association, New York, Jan. 30, 1954).

Ernest I. White Hall, College of Law, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., Dec. 11, 1954, 6 Syracuse L. Rev. 219 (1955) (published posthumously).

By John Q. Barrett, expanding upon a portion of the bibliography published in 8 Stanford L. Rev. 60-76 (December 1955)