We envision a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness, and justice prevail.

For twenty years, we have honored and promoted the legacy of Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Solicitor General, U.S. Attorney General, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and Chief U.S. Prosecutor of the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg.

The Jackson Center advances the legacy of Justice Robert H. Jackson through education, using a variety of methods including in-person and virtual programs and presentations, exhibits, available media, and scholarship. We demonstrate the contemporary relevance and applicability of Justice Jackson’s ideas and work to current and future generations.

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Democracy on Trial

Our 2022 programming theme is Democracy on Trial. We are exploring the pressures on, challenges to, and opportunities for democracy and democratic institutions.

Check out our podcast, Liberty Under Law New Episodes Tuesdays, 8pm ET.

Featured Online Collection: International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg Trial Audio and Video

The Robert H. Jackson Center is making available and organizing as resources both audio and video recordings of the Nuremberg trial proceedings. This guide, featuring links to those recordings, is organized in chronological order.

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Daemen College 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY

On November 9, 1938, a mass torching of synagogues, vandalism and pillaging of businesses, murders and arrests were widespread in Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia. This atrocity is known as Kristallnacht (Night of […]

Doors Open Jamestown

The Robert H. Jackson Center 305 E 4th ST, Jamestown, NY

Each year Doors Open Jamestown offers an opportunity for local residents to be a tourist right here in our hometown. Doors Open Jamestown is a FREE admission day at local […]


Permanent Exhibit: Nuremberg Photos by Raymond D’Addario

Raymond D’Addario was one of a few photographers assigned by the Army Pictorial Service to document the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany. On November 21, 1945, senior Nazi officials took their seats in Courtroom 600 in the Palace of Justice. Ray’s photograph of the main defendants sitting in the docket surrounded by U.S. military guards has become the iconic symbol of the trial.