Pulitzer Prize Nominated Author Timothy M. Gay to be Keynote Speaker at Annual Jackson Day

February 10, 2016 at 7:00pm

The Robert H. Jackson Center will honor Justice Robert H. Jackson’s enduring legacy at an annual event commemorating his birthday to be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Warren County Courthouse in Warren, Pennsylvania. This free event is open to the general public. This year’s keynote speaker will be Warren High School alumni and author Timothy M. Gay,the author of two acclaimed books on World War II. Gay's remarks, entitled “Prosecuting Infamy," will address Robert Jackson’s role as Chief United States Prosecutor at the 1945-46 trial of Nazi war criminals in Nuremberg, Germany.

upcoming events

The Ethics of Spiritual Care for the Imprisoned: Nuremberg and Today

March 9, 2016 at 7:00pm

The Jackson Center will host a discussion on how international law provides anyone who is taken prisoner, within a hostile nation, the right to access spiritual counsel based on his or her faith.

Essay Contest – 2016 Young Readers Program

April 1, 2016

The Jackson Center and The Law, Youth and Citizenship Program of the NY State Bar Association are sponsoring an essay contest based on the book A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park.

Liberty Under Law Screening

April 5, 2016 at 7:00pm

The Jefferson Educational Society will host a public screening of Liberty Under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story on Tuesday April 4 at 7pm.

2016 Young Readers Program

May 12, 2016 at 10:00am

Linda Sue Park, author of A Long Walk to Water is the Robert H. Jackson Center's 2016 Young Readers speaker.

January 2016

“Libations for Liberty” – A FUNdraiser to Benefit the Robert H. Jackson Center

Join us for a little after-work mixer to fight the winter chill, have some fun and donate to a great cause!  Twenty-five percent of all sales will benefit the Center


January 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

December 2015

“Liberty Under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story” on WNED-TV/Buffalo

Watch the PBS broadcast of the documentary Liberty Under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story on WNED/Buffalo, Tuesday at 10:00 pm

December 22, 2015 at 10:00pm

November 2015

“Robert H. Jackson: Opening Greatest Criminal Trial in 20th Century”

Attorney Gregory L. Peterson, Board Member and Co-founder of the Robert H. Jackson Center will present on Justice Jackson's historical opening statement at the Nuremberg Trial at the Warren County Courthouse, Jackson Courtroom
in Warren, PA . This year marks the 70th Anniversary of that pivotal moment in history when Justice Jackson delivered his statement on November 21, 1945.  The program is open and free to the public.

November 19, 2015 at 7:00pm

October 2015

Daemen College Paralegal Studies Speaker Series

John Q. Barrett, Professor of Law at St. John's University, Elizabeth S. Lenna Fellow and Board member at the Robert H. Jackson Center will speak at Daemen College on "The Nuremberg Trials of Nazi War Criminals, 1945-1949: What Happened Then, and Why It Matters Now."

October 21, 2015 at 7:00pm