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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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9th annual Law Dialogs:The Wrongs We Seek, Speakers and Panelists

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. Speakers and Panelist this year include:

 

 

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Teaching Awards

The Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice recognizes outstanding educators who teach about the concept of justice in innovative ways.

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Workshops

The Jackson Center's teacher workshops are designed to strengthen classroom techniques and provide in-depth, hands-on information.

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“If There Is Any Fixed Star,” Jackson on Barnette

Cass Sunstein, writing for Bloomberg View, June 1, 2015, stated, "If we had to preserve just one Supreme Court opinion to show some other civilization what American constitutional law is all about, I'd pick Jackson's prose poem in the Barnette Case."

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The Jackson Center Welcomes 2015 Summer Interns

Six students join the center this summer to aid the center as well as learn through Jackson's legacy.

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An Independent Clan: The History of the Jackson Family

Robert H. Jackson was born and raised in two small towns in Northwestern Pennsylvania and Southwestern, New York. The fields, farms, streams, and back roads of these communities cradled his childhood.

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New York City Educator Receives Robert H. Jackson Center National Award

The Robert H. Jackson Center, in partnership with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), is pleased to announce that David Sherrin, a ninth grade history teacher at Harvest Collegiate High School in New York, NY, has been named recipient of the 2014 Robert H. Jackson Center National Award for Teaching Justice.

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Clara Barton Lecturer 2014

Each year the Law Dialogs host a lecturer who epitomizes the strength, determination, and dedication to healthcare Clara Barton embodied during her lengthy career. This year's lecturer is Kimberly Theidon.

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Robert H. Jackson Center Announces 2014 Teacher Fellows

The Robert H. Jackson Teacher Fellowship program was designed to develop a community of skilled educators who collaborate with the Center to create quality educational materials that meet common core standards and can be easily incorporated into classroom curriculum. To be accepted into the program, educators must demonstrate excellence in the classroom, and participation in community and professional organizations, as well as knowledge of the importance of Justice Jackson and his contributions to history. In turn, the participants will share his legacy with their students, colleagues, and communities.

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