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 […]

Frewsburg Elementary Students Receive Books

Article Contributed by Robert H. Jackson Center The 6th grade class from Robert H. Jackson Elementary School, Frewsburg NY recently held their annual “Moving Up Ceremony” for graduating 6th graders who will be moving to the Frewsburg High School next year. As a part of their graduating ceremony each student was presented with a book […]

Akhil Reed Amar to Give Tenth Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court

Article Contributed by The Robert H. Jackson Center Chautauqua Institution’s 10th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States will be delivered by Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Institution’s Hall of Philosophy. […]

Jackson Center Announces Applications for Teacher Fellowship and Teaching Justice Award

Article Contributed by The Robert H. Jackson Center The Robert H. Jackson Center is now accepting nominations/applications for two separate initiatives under its Teacher 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. The Teacher Fellowship Program is designed […]

Jackson Center Hosted Judge Gerace as Law Day Lecture Keynote Speaker

Article Contributed by Robert H. Jackson Center The Jackson Center hosted Judicial Hearing Officer Judge Joseph Gerace as the keynote speaker for the 2nd Annual Stanley Weeks Law Day Lecture co-hosted by the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonary Valley of Jamestown on Monday April 28th. Gerace’s address focused on voting rights following the 2014 […]

Jackson Center to Host Spring Continuing Legal Education Seminar

Article Contributed by The Robert H. Jackson Center The Robert H. Jackson Center will host a free continuing legal education seminar entitled, “Underground Railroad: Law and Legacy” on Tuesday May 6th, 2014. The doors will open for attendees at 8:00 a.m. Randall J. Sweeney, Executive Director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, and Gregory L. […]

Winners of Statewide Essay Contest Recognized at Jackson Center

Article Contributed by Robert H. Jackson Center Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, enthusiastically stepped up to the mike before a standing-room-only audience at the Robert H. Jackson Center’s tenth annual Young Readers program on February 18, 2014. Each year, the Center partners with the Law, Youth and Citizenship Program of the New […]