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“If There Is Any Fixed Star,” Jackson on Barnette

Cass Sunstein, writing for Bloomberg View, June 1, 2015, stated, "If we had to preserve just one Supreme Court opinion to show some other civilization what American constitutional law is all about, I'd pick Jackson's prose poem in the Barnette Case."

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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.