The Fight for Justice

May 13, 2019 at 7:00pm

The Robert H. Jackson Center is pleased to present "The Fight for Justice," a two-day event commemorating the Anniversary of Korematsu v. U.S.

upcoming events

“Harry Truman and Robert H. Jackson”

May 15, 2019 at 12:30pm

Join us at The Robert H. Jackson Center on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 12:30pm for an interview with Kurt Graham, Director of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum.

2019 Young Readers Program and Essay Contest

May 17, 2019 at 10:00am

The Robert H. Jackson Center's Young Readers Program uses literature to engage young people with their world by inspiring them to read and hone their analytical skills and writing ability. This year, the Jackson Center has invited Dr. Allida Black to speak to students on Friday, May 17 2019 about the relationship between the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the work of groups such as Amnesty International, and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Series. The annual essay contest is an opportunity for students to explore each year's related theme and to be prepared to engage more closely with the speaker's remarks.

2019 Spring CLE: “The Fall of the Buffalo Mob”

May 21, 2019 at 8:40am

The Robert H. Jackson Center is pleased to announce the 2019 Spring Continuing Legal Education Seminar:"The Fall of the Buffalo Mob"on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 beginning at 8:40am at the Jackson Center.  The public is welcome to attend this free event.  Advanced registration is required online or by telephone at (716) 483-6646.

Living Voices: “Through the Eyes of a Friend” and “New American”

June 19, 2019 at 9:00am

On June 19th and 20th, 2019Living Voices: "Through the Eyes of a Friend" and "New American" return to the Jackson Center. Students in grades 3-7 are invited to view the performances at the Center.  Pre-registration is required.

15th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States

July 1, 2019 at 4:00pm

Join us at Chautauqua Institution's Hall of Philosophy on July 1, 2019 at 4:00pm for the 15th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States.  This year's lecture will feature Donald B. Verrilli Jr., Former Solicitor General of the United States.

April 2019

Living Voices: “Within the Silence”

On April 18th, 2019, the Robert H. Jackson Center invites students in grades 3 through 7 to experience history in a unique and provocative way. The Jackson Center is bringing Living Voices offered by Theatreworks USA to present multiple performances of Within the Silence for elementary and middle school students. Students will experience a unique multi-media combination of theater, digital, and live interaction that creates a high impact experience and unforgettable journey through history. Performances will be held at 9:00am, 10:30am and 12:00pm.

April 18, 2019 at 9:00am

“Some Brighter Distance”

Join us on April 6, 2018 at 7:30pm at The Jackson Center for a play entitled "Some Brighter Distance" regarding Arthur Rudolph, NASA scientist and Nazi, read by students from the SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance.  This event is free and open to the public, but donations are gladly accepted.   

April 6, 2019 at 7:30pm

March 2019

Chautauqua County Mock Trial Competition

The Jackson Center is pleased to support Chautauqua County’s students, educators, attorneys, and judges involved in the Mock Trial program by hosting the final county competition.  The competition will begin at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 30, 2019.  Admission is free, and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

March 30, 2019 at 1:00pm

February 2019

“From William Penn to John Marshall to Robert H. Jackson”

Join us for our annual Jackson Day event on February 13, 2019 at 7pm at the Warren County Courthouse, featuring Hon. Max Baer of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

February 13, 2019 at 7:00pm

January 2019

Doors Open Jamestown 2019

Join us on January 19, 2019 from 10am-5pm for Doors Open Jamestown at the Jackson Center.

January 19, 2019 at 10:00am

November 2018

Josiah Dubois, Jr.: Nuremberg Prosecutor and Statesmen

The Jackson Center will host an event on the remarkable story of Josiah Dubois on Nov. 8, 2018.

November 8, 2018 at 5:00pm

The Long Road Home: A Veteran’s Tale

The Jackson Center will host "The Long Road Home: A Veteran's Tale" as part of the Center's "Defenders of Freedom Project" on Nov. 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

November 6, 2018 at 6:00pm

Welcome Home Veterans

The Robert H. Jackson Center will host an event celebrating our veterans on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11am-2pm.

November 3, 2018 at 11:00am

October 2018

Welcome to the World of Your Federal District Court

The Robert H. Jackson Center will host three United States District Court Judges from the Western District of New York for a Continuing Legal Education program on Friday, October 26, 2018.

October 26, 2018 at 1:00pm

Appellate Division, Fourth Department: Oral Arguments

The Robert H. Jackson Center will oral arguments in a regular session of court by the Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division, Fourth Department on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

October 25, 2018 at 10:00am