The Robert H. Jackson Center website provides teacher-created lesson plans and resources about Jackson and his work at Nuremberg and the Supreme Court.
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Robert H. Jackson
- Spielberg Film & Video Archive at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum http://www.ushmm.org/research/collections/filmvideo/
Watch video of Chief U.S. Prosecutor Robert Jackson at the Nuremberg Trial, 1945-46.
- Robert H. Jackson Center, Jamestown, New York www.roberthjackson.org/resources/
Read Jackson’s judicial opinions and articles. Listen to his recorded speeches. Watch interviews with his family, friends, and colleagues.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Hyde Park, New York www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu
- Truman Presidential Museum and Library, Independence, Missouri www.trumanlibrary.org
- Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, Abilene, Kansas eisenhower.archives.gov/
Library Web sites contain information about each president’s life and administration, including documents, speeches, and photographs. Sites have student sections with additional research sources.
- Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. www.supremecourtus.gov
Includes history of the Supreme Court, biographies of the justices, information about recent cases and Court procedures. The Court building is open to the public. Take a tour, listen to oral arguments, and watch the justices in action.
- “The Supreme Court,” PBS series www.pbs.org/wnet/supremecourt
Features history of the Court and its notable decisions, interviews with justices, and lists of print and online resource
- Supreme Court Historical Society www.supremecourthistory.org
Gives overview of the Court’s history and traditions with special sections on landmark cases.
- U.S. Supreme Court Center www.supreme.justia.com
Contains the complete text of Supreme Court rulings. Includes links to commentary and blogs about the Court.
- Oyez Project www.oyez.org
A multimedia archive of the U.S. Supreme Court. Take a virtual tour of the Supreme Court building. Listen to selected oral arguments.
- Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School www.law.cornell.edu/supct/index.html
Provides text of Supreme Court decisions, both historic and current.
- The Brown Foundation www.brownvboard.org
Features information about the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision.
- iCivics. www. icivics.org
Games and interactive activities help students learn about the Constitution, the three branches of government, and the responsibilities of citizenship. Run for president. Argue a case before the Supreme Court. Solve an international crisis. This site was established by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial
- Avalon Project at Yale Law School http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/imt.asp
Contains complete transcript of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg.
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. www.ushmm.org
Site features extensive information about the Holocaust and lists research sources. View historical photographs and film documenting the Holocaust and World War II.
- Famous Trials www.famous-trials.com/
Includes an account of all Nuremberg Trials, 1945-49, by Douglas O. Linder, law professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Has links to additional resources.
- International Criminal Court www.icc-cpi.int
Discusses the ICC’s history, organization, and recent cases.