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‘Suicide Pact’? Or ‘Unrestricted Constitutional Right’? Robert Jackson and the struggle in balancing the liberties of the First Amendment

2017 RHJC summer intern, Cameron Hurst, St. Bonaventure University Class of 2020, examines Justice Jackson's beliefs about the first amendment through examining Terminiello v. Chicago (1949) and American Communications Association v. Douds (1950).


First Amendment Trial Lawyer Addresses Free Expression at the Jackson Center

As part of our ongoing series of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars presented in partnership with Phillips Lytle LLP, the Jackson Center presented “Free Expression and the Scope of the First Amendment: A Conversation with Floyd Abrams.”

Samantha Barbas, Professor of Law, University at Buffalo School of Law, addressed free expression and the scope of the First Amendment in her remarks introducing featured presenter Floyd Abrams.


Jackson Center Opens 11th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogues

Robert H. Jackson Center will open the 11th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogues (IHLD), with a two-part program. The program features the conferral of the Joshua Heinz Award for Humanitarian Achievement and an unprecedented interview with the former and current Chief International Co-Prosecutors for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), commonly referred to as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. Robert H. Jackson Center President Susan Moran Murphy made the announcement.



International Humanitarian Law Dialogues

The International Humanitarian Law Dialogs (“Dialogues”) gather current and former international war crimes tribunal prosecutors, renowned academicians, and law experts to speak on current issues centered on a theme, allowing for meaningful discussions concerning contemporary international criminal law.


10th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Nuremberg: 70 Years Later

The 10th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs (IHLD), “A Lasting Legacy for the Future,” were held in Nuremberg, Germany on September 29-30, 2016 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the conclusion of the Nuremberg Trial for which Justice Robert H. Jackson served as Chief U.S. Prosecutor.


In Celebration of Robert H. Jackson’s Powerful Eloquence

Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson enjoyed a distinguished career as former Solicitor General, Attorney General and Chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg trial against leaders of the Third Reich in 1945.

Throughout this period, however, it was his gift as an eloquent writer that distinguished him amongst his contemporaries and colleagues. And this appreciation for his powerful articulacy continues to the present.


Jackson Center 2016 Summer Internship Program

The Robert H. Jackson Center welcomed four college students to participate in its summer internship program for six weeks.  The program is as a major part of the center's educational mission.



2016 Jackson Lecture Highlights 21st Century Policing and the Court

On July 11, 1941, Robert H. Jackson began his tenure as Associate Justice. Seventy-five years later to the day, Tracey L. Meares delivered the 12th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court.


Jackson Center Hosts a New Program for Young Audiences

The Robert H. Jackson Center hosted Living Voices on June 16, 2016 to support its goal of encouraging remembrance of significant historical events. The center hopes events like this will help current and future generations understand where the nation and world have come from, and that they can help guide the world into a continually improving civil society.