At the conclusion of this 70th anniversary year of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, Professor John Q. Barrett recently gave four major lectures:
· On October 28th, he was a panelist at an Erie Institute of Law program, “The Nuremberg Trials 70 Years Later: Legal Ethics & the Holocaust,” held in Buffalo, New York. The moderator was Buffalo attorney and former New York State Bar Association president Vincent E. Doyle, III, and the other lecturers were U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo (WDNY), Associate Judge Eugene M. Fahey (New York Court of Appeals), Professor James G. Milles (University at Buffalo School of Law), and Ambassador (ret.) Howard W. Gutman. For audio of most of Professor Barrett’s lecture, “The Nuremberg Trials & Justice Jackson’s Role,” click here. For video of the panel Q&A following the individual lectures, click here.
L-R: Prof. Barrett, Prof. Milles, Amb. Gutman, Judge Vilardo, Judge Fahey & Mr. Doyle
· On the following evening, Professor Barrett participated in 15th anniversary events at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York. Following rededication of the Justice Jackson statue outside the building, presentation of a Jackson bust, and remarks by various speakers including Tanja Beyer of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, New York City, Professor Barrett delivered a lecture, “The Nuremberg Trial: Seventy Years & Forward.” For video of the program, click here; Professor Barrett’s lecture begins at the 18:00 mark.
· On November 10th, Professor Barrett gave a lecture, on Justice Jackson and the Nuremberg trials, to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum staff in Washington, D.C.
· On November 21st, Professor Barrett delivered a lecture, “Justice Jackson & the Nuremberg Trial,” at the New Jersey Judicial College, a statewide annual meeting of New Jersey’s jurists, held this year in Newark.
Professor Barrett is biographer of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson, U.S. chief prosecutor at and principal architect of the 1945-1946 Nuremberg trial of the principal Nazi war criminals. Professor Barrett also writes The Jackson List, which reaches many thousands of readers—scholars, teachers, lawyers, Judges, students, and lifelong learners—around the world.