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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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Tiina Intelmann Introduces the 2014 Law Dialog’s Theme

Each year the Law Dialogs host a speaker who expertly speaks on the conference's theme. In 2014 Tiina Intelmann introduced the theme A New World (Dis)order:International Humanitarian Law in an Uncertain World"

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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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Becky Newman Receives 2014 Robert H. Jackson Center Teacher Award

The Robert H. Jackson Center is pleased to announce that Becky Newman of Jamestown has been named recipient of the third annual Robert H. Jackson Center Regional Award for Teaching Justice. This prestigious award was created to recognize educators who have made an outstanding contribution toward teaching the concept of justice in creative, inspiring ways, which may include teaching about civil liberties, human rights, international humanitarian law, the Holocaust, genocide studies, and local issues of justice.

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8th Law Dialogs Conclude with the Chautauqua Declaration

Highlights from this year’s Dialogs included updates from the current prosecutors; a panel discussion on the Relevance of International Humanitarian Law in 2014; “Porch-Sessions with the Prosecutors,” which featured topics relating to non-state actors and International Humanitarian Law, and the culminating event - the issuance of the eighth Chautauqua Declaration by all of the international Prosecutors in attendance.

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