70th Anniversary of the Signing of the London Agreement

Article Contributed by Robert H. Jackson Center 2015-2016 marks the 70th anniversary of the trial of Nazi war criminals before the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremberg. The influence of the Trial can be traced to the foundation of latter-day international criminal courts and the United Nations Charter of Human Rights. On August 8, 1945 […]

Mark Russell to Make Special Appearance

Article Contributed by Robert H. Jackson Center The Robert H. Jackson Center announces that American political satirist Mark Russell will make a special appearance to benefit the Center on Sunday July 26th, beginning at 6 p.m. at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville. A Western New York native Mark Russell, is best known for playing off the […]

Laurence H. Tribe to Present Robert H. Jackson Lecture

Article Contributed by Robert H. Jackson Center Chautauqua Institution’s 11th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States will be delivered by Harvard Law School professor, Laurence H. Tribe on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the Institution’s Hall of Philosophy. Chautauqua’s Jackson Lecture brings a prominent U.S. […]

Teacher Fellowship Program and Regional Award

Article Contributed by Robert H. Jackson Center The Robert H. Jackson Center is now accepting applications/ nominations for two teacher initiatives under its Youth Education Program. Secondary school teachers (grades 6-12) from Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania (grades 6-12) are invited to apply for one or both initiatives. Teacher Fellowship Program The Teacher Fellowship […]

World Movie Premier: Voting Rights Examined at RHJ

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut On Monday evening, April 4, Jamestown’s Robert H. Jackson (RHJ) Center welcomed guests to an evening of celebration for the completion of the feature length documentary film, Liberty under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story. The premier, the first ever public screening of the completed project, coincided with the anniversary […]

Jackson Center to Host Fall Continuing Education Seminar

Submitted by Robert H. Jackson Center   The Robert H. Jackson Center will host a free continuing education seminar titled, “Tinkering with the Law” on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Doors will open for attendees at 8:00 a.m.  Randall J. Sweeney, Executive Director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, and Gregory L. Peterson, Esq., a partner at […]

Official Dedication of Robert H. Jackson Air Field

Submitted by The Robert H. Jackson Center   The Greater Chautauqua-Jamestown Airport hosted a dedication ceremony on Saturday, October 4, 2014 officially naming the airfield as the Robert H. Jackson Field. The airport’s terminal was previously dedicated in Jackson’s honor in 1973 and on Saturday all of the airport’s runways and surrounding grounds were named in his […]

Robert H. Jackson Center Announces 2014 Teacher Fellows

Article Contributed by The Robert H. Jackson Center The Robert H. Jackson Center of Jamestown, New York is pleased to announce that it has awarded the prestigious Robert H. Jackson Center Fellowship to three deserving area educators. Commencing their collaboration with the Center on July 21 were Melissa Lynn Becker, Warren Area High School; Caroline […]