Grand Rounds Lecture - Robert H. Jackson on Immigration, Citizens, Power & Liberty
Grand Rounds Lecture
Robert H. Jackson on Immigration, Citizens, Power & Liberty
December 5 | 4pm - 5:30pm | Room 708
John Q. Barrett, JD
Professor of Law, St. John's University
John Q. Barrett is a Professor of Law at St. John’s University in New York City, where he teaches constitutional law, criminal procedure, and legal history. He is also an Elizabeth S. Lenna Fellow and a Board member at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York.
Barrett, a renowned teacher, writer, public commentator, and lecturer, in the U.S. and internationally, is writing the biography of Robert H. Jackson (1892-1954), U.S. Solicitor General, Attorney General, Supreme Court Justice, and chief prosecutor of Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg following World War II.
Barrett discovered and edited Justice Jackson's now-acclaimed memoir That Man: An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt, which is both F.D.R. biography and Jackson autobiography.
Barrett has authored numerous articles and chapters, including on Justice Jackson and Nuremberg, and his regular “Jackson List” emails—hundreds are archived at thejacksonlist.com—reach well over 100,000 readers around the world.
Barrett is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Law School. Before beginning his teaching career, he was a law clerk to U.S. Circuit Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia, Associate Counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh (Iran/Contra), and Counselor to the Inspector General in the U.S. Department of Justice.
December 5, 2018
4:00 PM — 5:30 PM
CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
55 West 125th Street, 7th Floor Auditorium