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Robert H. Jackson : New Deal lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, Nuremberg prosecutor

Author: Gail Jarrow
Publisher: Honesdale, PA : Calkins Creek, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story of Robert H. Jackson, a lawyer and judge, who became the chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trail, yet he never attended college or earned a law degree.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jarrow, Gail.
Robert H. Jackson.
Honesdale, PA : Calkins Creek, ©2008
(OCoLC)763092981
Named Person: Robert H Jackson; Robert Houghwout Jackson; Robert H Jackson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Jarrow
ISBN: 9781590785119 1590785118
OCLC Number: 124074933
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: He speaks for the world --
Country Boy --
"Mark you Jackson" --
Legal eagle --
New Deal lawyer --
Ambitions and promises --
The eloquent Justice --
The case against the Nazis --
The Nuremberg Trial --
A riot, a strike, and an eight-year-old girl --
His words live on.
Responsibility: by Gail Jarrow.
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This engaging biography of Jackson, a New Deal lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, and chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trial, details the personal journey of this extraordinary man who had never  Read more...

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-12) Good Permalink

     This biography of Robert H. Jackson recounts his contributions to the prosecution of the Nazi leadership at the Nuremberg Trial.  He was also a Supreme Court justice when Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka was heard and decided.  Amazingly enough, despite...
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