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August 16, 2017 at 4:00pm

13th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States

The Honorable Jon O. Newman is a United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He assumed senior status in 1997. At the time of his appointment in 1979, he was a United States District Court Judge for the District of Connecticut. Judge Newman was Chief Judge from 1993 to 1997. Judge Newman will give the 13th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States. Chautauqua Institution’s Robert H. Jackson Lecture, delivered each summer after the completion of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term, is a prominent expert’s take on the Court, the Justices, major decisions and related developments, trends and issues. The program is presented in partnership with the Robert H. Jackson Center.

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Say I Taught Thee: The Life of Mary R. Willard

One of Robert H. Jackson's greatest mentors was his high school English teacher Mary R. Willard. She had a profound impact on his character.... a character that would carry him far and influence our Nation and the world. Jackson often referred to his relationship with Mary as one of the most important of his life, and their friendship lasted until her death in 1931.