Robert h. jackson: new deal lawyer, supreme court justice, nuremberg prosecutor

Teacher's Guides

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

  • 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.

Roosevelt/Truman/Eisenhower Administrations

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Hyde Park, New York www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu

  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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.