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On Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., the Robert H. Jackson Center will host its first-ever Battle of the Books. Our battle invites any Chautauqua County students in the sixth through eighth grades to demonstrate their abilities and test their knowledge of a pre-selected list of books they have read in preparation for the battle. Student teams earn points by answering questions about the books on the list. At the end of six rounds of questioning, we total the points earned by each team and the team with the most points will win the battle!
This exhibit pays tribute to Stan Nelson Lundine and celebrates his political career nearly 50 years after it began.
This tribute to the legacy of Robert H. Jackson was made possible through the generosity of our donors, and specifically Thomas Loftus III, Robert Loftus, and Julia Craighill, three of Jackson’s grandchildren.
Robert Houghwout Jackson
United States Solicitor General (1938-1940)
United States Attorney General (1940-1941)
Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court (1941-1954)
Chief United States Prosecutor, Nuremberg Trial (1945-1946)
The mission of the Robert H. Jackson Center is to advance public awareness and appreciation of the principles of justice and the rule of law as embodied in the achievements and legacy of Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Chief U.S. Prosecutor at Nuremberg.
A collection of documents, photographs, and writings by or about Robert H. Jackson.
A historical timeline of the Nuremberg Trial, 1945-1946.
Teacher created lessons that study the past, relate to the present, and create the future.
Develop teaching strategies, resources, and scholarship to increase student engagement and learning.
Each year the International Humanitarian Law Dialogs invite current and former international prosecutors to discuss current issues in international criminal law.
View a photo slides how from this year's dialogs.
The Law Dialogs hosts a lecturer each year who epitomizes the intelligence, political savvy, and dedication to international humanitarian law Katherine B. Fite embodied during her impressive career.
The Robert H. Jackson Center envisions a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness and justice prevail.