Jackson Named Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

Jackson Named Associate Justice of Supreme Court. President Roosevelt today elevated Harlan Fiske Stone to be Chief Justice of the United States. At the same time President Roosevelt nominated Sen. James F. Byrnes (D.) of South Carolina and Attorney General Robert H. Jackson to fill the two vacancies on the high court

Thurman Arnold Sworn in as Assistant Attorney General, March 1938

Thurman Arnold, former Yale University Law Professor, sworn in as Assistant Attorney General in charge of anti-trust division, March 1938.

Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes with Major General Leroy Hugh Watson Watch the Trial from the Visitors’ Gallery

Lt. General Geoffrey Keyes with Major General Leroy Hugh Watson watch the trial from the visitors' gallery in the Palace of Justice. Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes (October 30, 1888 - September 17, 1967) commanded the II Corps during World War II. Major General Leroy Hugh Watson (November 3, 1893-February 12, 1975) served as the third commander of the U.S. 3d Armored Division from August 1942, to August 1944.

Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Baldur von Schirach, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

"Flash bulbs were not in use during courtroom hours- except when we were before the time and permission was given. Here is a very close shot of Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and in the rear, Baldur von Schirach." - Ray D'Addario Rudolf Hess was a Nazi official acting as Adolf Hitler's Deputy in the Nazi Party. Baldur Benedikt von Schirach was a Nazi youth leader later convicted of being a war criminal. Schirach was the head of the Hitler-Jugend (HJ, Hitler Youth) and Gauleiter and Reichsstatthalter ("Reich Governor") of Vienna. Joachim von Ribbentrop was Foreign Minister of Germany from 1938 until 1945.

Senate Committee Considers Jackson Nomination to Office of U.S. Solicitor General

  Senate Committee Considers Jackson Nomination Washington D.C. - A Senate Judiciary sub-comittee considering the nomination of Robert H. Jackson to be Solicitor General of the United States opened hearings her today. Photo shows left to right: Mr. Jackson; Senator George McGill, chairman; Attorney General Homer S

Homer S. Cummings Congratulates Robert H. Jackson, 1938

Attorney General Homer S. Cummings congratulating Robert H. Jackson, March 1938.

Judges, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

The judges at the IMT. From left to right, Iola T. Nikitschenko (Russian judge), Lord William Norman Birkett (British alternate judge), Lord Geoffrey Lawrence (British judge), Francis A. Biddle (American judge), John Johnston Parker (American alternate judge), Henri Donnedieu de Vabres (French judge), and Robert Falco (French alternate judge). Behind the judges are their private translators.

Tydings Opposes Jackson’s Court Nomination, Washington D.C., June 30, 1941

  Washington, June 30 -- Tydings Opposes Jackson Court Nomination -- Attorney General Robert Jackson (Left) and Sen. Millard E. Tydings (Right) (D-MD) faced each other across a hearing table today as Sen. Tydings told a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Jackson was unfit for the Supreme Court to which he was nominated by President Roosevelt. Between them is Chairman Carl A

Connery, Jackson, and Black Discuss Wage and Labor Bill, Washington D.C., 1937

Photograph From Wide World Photos, Washington Bureau: Joint Committee Opens Hearings on Wage-Hour Bill. Washington, D.C. -- The Senate and House Labor Committees today opened a joint hearing on the administration's new wage and hour bill. Photo shows the first witness, Assistant Attorney General Robert H. Jackson, discussion the bill with two chairmen. Left to right: Representative William P