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First Amendment Trial Lawyer Addresses Free Expression at the Jackson Center

As part of our ongoing series of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars presented in partnership with Phillips Lytle LLP, the Jackson Center presented “Free Expression and the Scope of the First Amendment: A Conversation with Floyd Abrams.” Samantha Barbas, Professor of Law, University at Buffalo School of Law, addressed free expression and the scope of the First Amendment in her remarks introducing featured presenter Floyd Abrams.


10th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Nuremberg: 70 Years Later

The 10th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs (IHLD), “A Lasting Legacy for the Future,” were held in Nuremberg, Germany on September 29-30, 2016 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the conclusion of the Nuremberg Trial for which Justice Robert H. Jackson served as Chief U.S. Prosecutor.


In Celebration of Robert H. Jackson’s Powerful Eloquence

Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson enjoyed a distinguished career as former Solicitor General, Attorney General and Chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg trial against leaders of the Third Reich in 1945.

Throughout this period, however, it was his gift as an eloquent writer that distinguished him amongst his contemporaries and colleagues. And this appreciation for his powerful articulacy continues to the present.


Jackson Center 2016 Summer Internship Program

The Robert H. Jackson Center welcomed four college students to participate in its summer internship program for six weeks.  The program is as a major part of the center's educational mission.



2016 Jackson Lecture Highlights 21st Century Policing and the Court

On July 11, 1941, Robert H. Jackson began his tenure as Associate Justice. Seventy-five years later to the day, Tracey L. Meares delivered the 12th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court.


Jackson Center Celebrates 12th Annual Young Readers Program

On May 12, 2016, the Robert H. Jackson Center welcomed over 1400 students to hear Newbery Medal award winner Linda Sue Park discuss her life and journey as a writer.


Jackson Center Accepts Award in Memory of Justice Robert H. Jackson

On May 4, 2016, the Robert H. Jackson Center was presented with a shofar by the International March of the Living to honor the center for promoting Justice Jackson’s memory and legacy and for perpetuating his legendary work in implementing justice with fairness and decency as architect and Chief U.S. Prosecutor of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg.


Linda Sue Park’s Portrayal of Perseverance Perfect for Jackson Center Program

The Young Readers Program is part of an annual tradition of hosting educational events with prominent authors on subjects related to civil rights, Nuremberg, the Holocaust, and other important moments in history. The 2016 Young Readers author is Linda Sue Park, who will speak about her book A Long Walk To Water.


Liberty Under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story

Liberty Under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story is a feature length film about the life and legacy of Robert H. Jackson.


Robert H. Jackson & the Forbes Family Dairy

In July 1923, a typhoid epidemic broke out in the city of Jamestown, NY. The subsequent extensive litigation was destined to become a key building block of the legal career of Robert H. Jackson.

The Robert H. Jackson Center envisions a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness and justice prevail.