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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.
On June 20th, 2019, Living 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.
The 2019 Young Readers Program's 4 winning essays each answer the question: How is denying another human being's basic human rights damaging to both the oppressed and the oppressor? Consider the differences between people or groups such as Harry Potter and Lucius Malfoy; Hermione Granger and Sirius Black; Dobby and Kreacher; and/or real life examples such as slaveholders and abolitionists.
The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson and its relevance to current events and issues, announced today that it has appointed Kristan McMahon as its President.
2017 RHJC summer intern Abigail Johnson, Allegheny College Class of 2018, examines International Law and the Balfour Declaration.
2017 RHJC summer intern Aaron Borger, Pennsylvania Class of 2018, examines Justice Jackson's opinions in West Virginia v. Barnette and Dennis v. United States.
“A Loaded Weapon: Photographic Perspectives on the Japanese American Internment Camps of World War II." This exhibit is part of the Jackson Center’s ongoing series of rotating exhibits exploring current events and challenges through the lens of Justice Jackson’s life and work.
This tribute to the legacy of Robert H. Jackson was made possible through the generosity of our donors, and specifically Thomas Loftus III, Robert Loftus, and Julia Craighill, three of Jackson’s grandchildren.
Robert Houghwout Jackson
United States Solicitor General (1938-1940)
United States Attorney General (1940-1941)
Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court (1941-1954)
Chief United States Prosecutor, Nuremberg Trial (1945-1946)
The mission of the Robert H. Jackson Center is to advance public awareness and appreciation of the principles of justice and the rule of law as embodied in the achievements and legacy of Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Chief U.S. Prosecutor at Nuremberg.