Jackson Centennial Events

Jackson Centennial Events




Justice Jackson Centennial: New York City Event
15, 2012, 6:00 p.m.
Princeton Club of New York - 15 West 43rd Street, N.Y.C. 

The year-long Centennial Celebration of Justice Jackson's graduation from Albany Law School will conclude with this N.Y.C. program on Jackson's Albany experience.


Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews - President & Dean, Albany Law School
Dean Andrews will set the stage by describing the landscape of legal education in 1912, including the Albany Law School experience.  
Professor John Q. Barrett - St. John’s University School of Law; Elizabeth S. Lenna Fellow at The Robert H. Jackson CenterProfessor Barrett will talk about Jackson’s time in Albany.

Jackson in Albany
Feb. 2, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom
The year of events kicked off with a panel discussion on Jackon's Albany experience. Speakers will include:

Victoria A. Graffeo '77, Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals, set the stage by describing legal education, and specifically the Albany Law School experience, in 1912.

Professor John Q. Barrett, St. John's University School of Law and Elizabeth S. Lenna Fellow at the Robert H. Jackson Center, talked about Jackson's time in Albany.

Paul Grondahl, Albany historian, book author and Times Union reporter, talked about life in Albany in 1912.

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Movie Night
Feb. 22, 2012, 5:00 p.m.

Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom
"Nuremberg" starring Alec Baldwin as Justice Jackson

Hosted by the Student Bar Association

March 15, 2012
Papers are due for the cash-prize Justice Robert H. Jackson Centennial Student Writing Competition

April 12-14, 2012
Africa and International Law: Taking Stock and Moving Forward, featuring the annual Justice Jackson Lecture

Justice Jackson Lecture Series
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom
Speaker: Fatou Bensouda, Deputy Prosecutor, International Criminal Court, The Hague

Speakers for the larger conference include:
Dr. Willy Mutunga, Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya
Adama Dieng, Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal and UN Assistant Secretary General
Abdul Koroma (Sierra Leone), former Judge of the International Court of Justice, The Hague