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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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Who is your Mary Willard?

Teachers change lives. Mary R. Willard was Robert Jackson's high school English teacher, an important mentor and friend, and an inspirational force in his life.

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Industrialized Killing: Accountability and Justice for Syria- An Interview with the Speaker

The Jackson Center recently sat down with board member David Crane to gain some insight into his upcoming lecture at Chautauqua Institution.

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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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Jackson Center Teacher Fellow creates “Bob Talks”

Caroline Hayes, a 2014 Robert H. Jackson Center Teacher Fellow, made it her project this past school year to teach her sixth grade students about the legacy of Robert H. Jackson. Her students created "Bob Talks" reminiscent of TED talks to learn and teach others about Robert H. Jackson.

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The Campion-Johnson Family and the 14th Amendment

Before the Supreme Court decided Obergefell v. Hodges, the Robert H. Jackson Center hosted two of the petitioners whose case, Bourke v. Beshear, was one of the four Supreme Court cases joined and decided with Obergefell v. Hodges. The petitioners, Paul Campion and Randy Johnson, were interviewed at the Robert H. Jackson Center on June 13, 2015.

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Tribe to Deliver Lecture on the Supreme Court

On July 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m., Professor Tribe will be the featured lecturer at the Chautauqua Institution’s 11th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Franz Halder Diaries

The Robert H. Jackson Center recently received a donation of the war journals of Franz Halder from Paul Cawein, a local resident and Jackson Center supporter. Franz Halder, Chief of the General Staff of the Supreme Command of the Army of Germany (1939-1942), kept a personal war diary. The donation is a typescript of an English translation.

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“Mission at Nuremberg” – A Lecture by Tim Townsend

Tim Townsend will discuss his book, Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis, US Army Chaplain, in the Hall of Christ at Chautauqua Institution on July 24, 2015 at 3:30pm.

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“The Wrongs We Seek”: Speakers and Panelists

The Law Dialogs allow renowned academics and law experts to engage in a meaningful dialogue about issues related to modern international criminal law.

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

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“Will Fight the Tax Appeal”

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Speaking on the Revenue Act of 1935

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9th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

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Dinner and Concert With Mark Russell

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Chautauqua Institution’s Lecture by Tim Townsend

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Industrialized Killing: Accountability and Justice for Syria

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Family of New Justice

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11th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the U.S. Supreme Court