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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Justice Jackson Delivers Opening Statement at Nuremberg, November 21, 1945

On November 21, 2015, seventy years will have passed since the world stopped to listen to the opening statement of the trial against major Nazi war criminals before the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at the Palace of Justice in the city of Nuremberg, Germany.

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Defenders of Freedom

Defenders of Freedom is an oral history project collecting personal experiences of World War II and Korean War veterans.

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Fellowships

Jackson Center teacher fellows create educational content that imparts the life and legacy of Justice Jackson to classrooms everywhere.

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Robert H. Jackson Third Annual Conference for Educators

On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, the Robert H. Jackson Center welcomed almost one hundred teachers from Western New York and Pennsylvania to its Third Annual Conference for Educators. This was the first time the event was held in Jamestown, New York. The theme for this year’s conference was From Nuremberg to Your Classroom, with the hope of providing educators with the knowledge and confidence not only to teach about Robert Jackson, but to inspire their students to follow his example.

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2015 Annual Campaign – “Why Robert H. Jackson?”

In a letter from Board member and Annual Campaign Chair Stan Lundine the question "Why Robert H. Jackson?" is brought into focus.

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Jackson Center Education Directors attend NCSS Conference to promote Robert H. Jackson’s Legacy

Robert H. Jackson Center Co-Education Directors Drew Beiter and Joe Karb will attend the National Council for Social Studies, held on November 13-15,2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Their attendance will expand the national footprint of the Jackson Center and further promote the legacy of Justice Jackson.

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

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    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....
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    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....
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    May 5, 2016 at 5:30pm

    Medical Ethics and the Holocaust

    Medical Ethics and the Holocaust is a professional development opportunity for the Medical & Legal Communities of Erie County....
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    September 28, 2016

    The Robert H. Jackson Center Will Visit Nuremberg

    Jackson Center supporters and representatives will visit Nuremberg, Germany for the 10th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs....
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    June 16, 2016 at 9:00am

    “Island of Hope” & “Through the Eyes of A Friend” – Presented by Living Voices Theatre

    Journey to a defining moment in history. Experience life in another time. Across the United States, Living Voices presents dynamic solo performances uniquely combined with archival film that turns history into a moving, personal journey....