Robert H. Jackson Center


American Experience - The Nuremberg Trials

PBS/WGBH American Experience produced a new television documentary, "The Nuremberg Trials," which aired on Monday, January 30, 2006. Along with the documentary is a valuable companion website on the Nuremberg Trials and Robert H. Jackson. For photographs, film clips, curriculum and a timeline of the Nuremberg Trial visit their website.

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School contains a comprehensive source of documents pertaining to the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials. The site is designed "to study, to learn but especially to ensure that we never, never forget."

The City of Nuremberg: The Official Nuremberg Site in English

Posted by the City of Nuremberg, this site offers information including: Progress and Follow-up Trials, Defendants and Their Sentences, Nuremberg—Milestone of International Criminal Law.

The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center

The website of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law features the War Crimes Research Portal, which contains over a thousand links to websites related to international humanitarian law, 120 research memoranda relating to internatinal criminal courts, a Research Guide to international humanitarian law and tribunals, and "instant analysis" articles, written each month by the members of the American Branch of the International Association of Penal Law, on the hottest topics in international criminal law

The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center has recently created an online archive of material from the Saddam Hussein Trial provided by the Iraqi High Tribunal. Grotian Moment: The Saddam Hussein Trial Blog features key documents related to the Iraqi Special Tribunal and expert debate and public commentary on the major issues and developments related to the trials of Saddam Hussein and other former Iraqi leaders.

Harvard Law School Library: Nuremberg Trials Project

The Harvard Law School Library has begun a digital document collection of the Nuremberg Trials. The Nuremberg Trials Project has so far concentrated on subsequent cases 1, 2 and 4: the Medical, Milch, and Pohl cases. There are thousands of images of documentary evidence and trial transcripts of these cases already digitized, with plans to expand the scope of the project to many more of the Nuremberg trials' documents and transcripts.

Oyez: U.S. Supreme Court Multimedia - Robert H. Jackson

Oyez contains some interesting Robert H. Jackson material , including a biographical sketch, photographs, and a partial list of Supreme Court cases during his tenure on the Court. Visit Oyez also to listen to recent oral arguments before the Supreme Court and learn about other Justices who currently serve or have served on the Court in the past.

The Robert H. Jackson Papers.

Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
For researchers who are interested in Justice Jackson’s life, work and accomplishments, the most significant public collection of his papers is located in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Robert H. Jackson Symposium

Visit the Jackson Center and SUNY Fredonia's symposium website for photographs of the Nuremberg Trial and of Robert H. Jackson, as well as information about the symposium that was held at Chautauqua Institution in September, 2005.

The Subsequent Nuremberg Trials

The trials at Nuremberg did not end with Jackson's International Military Tribunal. There were 12 subsequent trials conducted by United States military courts in Nuremberg. For an overview of the subsequent trials, visit the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School for more information.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America’s national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country’s memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust. The documentation and testimony at the Nuremberg trials created an indelible record of the Holocaust so that it will never be forgotten.

The Mazal Library

The Mazal Library is an archive of documents, books, microfilms, photos, essays and articles about the Holocaust and War Crimes.

The Truman Library

The Truman Library offers documents, photographs, oral histories, lesson plans, and a chronology of the War Crimes Trials at Nuremberg.

The United Nations International Law Website

Here you will find information regarding the United Nations and its current efforts to create international law. On this sight one will find current updates regarding international trials, current international laws and regulations, and updated information regarding Human Rights, Peace Initiatives, and International Development.

The Jewish Virtual Library

The Jewish Virtual Library holds virtual documents and data relating to World War II, the Nuremberg Trials, and current peace initiatives regarding Israel and the international Jewish community. On this site you will find information regarding the Nuremberg Trials and the influence that Chief Prosecutor Jackson had on these trials. You will also find information that relates to the events of World War II and to the creation of international law.

Albany Law School

Robert H. Jackson spent one year in Albany Law School (graduating in 1912). To this day the school recognizes Jackson as one of its most famous graduates (although he did not receive a full law degree) and in his honor has compiled information about Justice Jackson and his time spent in Albany. Here one can also find a copy of the Commencement Address that Jackson gave to ALbany Law School graduates in 1941.