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The campaign to name Buffalo's new federal courthouse for former Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson got a boost this week when the U.S. Senate endorsed the effort.
The Senate legislation, which passed the House in July, will now go to President Obama, who is expected to sign it into law and make the naming of the courthouse official.
Jackson began his legal career in Jamestown but later moved his practice to Buffalo before he went on to become solicitor general, attorney general, Supreme Court justice and later chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials.