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us: Jackson, Robert H., 1892-1954

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  • Fuller Name

    • Robert Houghwout
  • Variants

    • us: Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-1954
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    • Birth Place

        Spring Creek, Warren County, Pa.
    • Death Place

        Washington, D.C.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Attorney-General
        • Affiliation Start: 19400118
        • Affiliation End: 19410825
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Supreme Court
        • Affiliation Start: 19410711
        • Affiliation End: 19541009
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) International Military Tribunal
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        (lcsh) Lawyers
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    • Earlier Established Forms

        Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-1954Jackson, Robert Houghwout,1892-1954
    • Sources

      • found: Helvering, G. T. Oral arguments in Helvering et al. v. Davis ... 1937
      • found: The case against the Nazi war criminals: opening statement for the United States of America, 1946 title page (Robert H. Jackson)
      • found: That man: an insider's portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 2003: title page (Robert H. Jackson) data view (b. Feb. 13, 1892)
      • found: Wikipedia, September 11, 2013 (Robert H. Jackson; Robert Houghwout Jackson; born February 13, 1892 in Spring Creek Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania; died October 9, 1954 in Washington, D.C., was United States Attorney General (January 18, 1940-August 25, 1941) and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (July 11, 1941- October 9, 1954); he was also the chief United States prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials; a "county-seat lawyer", he remains the last Supreme Court justice appointed who did not graduate from any law school, although he did attend Albany Law School in Albany, New York for one year; he is remembered for his famous advice that "...any lawyer worth his salt will tell the suspect in no uncertain terms to make no statement to the police under any circumstances" and for his aphorism describing the Supreme Court, "We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final." many lawyers revere Justice Jackson as one of the best writers on the court, and one of the most committed to due process protections from overreaching federal agencies)
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      • 1980-07-18: new
      • 2013-09-13: revised
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