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9th annual Law Dialogs: The Wrongs We Seek, The Prosecutors

The Robert H. Jackson Center announces the 9th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs scheduled for Monday August 31st- Tuesday September 1st at Chautauqua Institution. This year’s theme will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre and the 70th anniversary of the opening commencement of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremburg. Prosecutors this year include:

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Bibliography of Writings about Robert H. Jackson

A bibliography of writing about Robert H. Jackson.

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Robert H. Jackson Center Newsletters

Robert H. Jackson Center Newsletters

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Chief Justice Visits Jamestown

Summer intern Ryan Schutte reflects on Chief Justice John G. Robert's speech during his May 17th, 2013 visit to the Jackson Center.

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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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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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