ustice Randolph Jackson was born in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School, New York University and Brooklyn Law School.
After working in the Wall Street firm of (President Richard) Nixon, Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander & Mitchell, and engaging in numerous community service, legal and charitable activities, he served as a Housing Court Judge, a Civil Court Judge and a Criminal Court Judge. Justice Jackson was then elected to a 14-year term as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. He was re-elected in 2002 to a second consecutive 14-year term on the Supreme Court.
Justice Jackson was formerly a commissioned officer in the New York State Guard, serving with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He serves as a mentor to inner-city youth. He is a life member of the NAACP and is a Trustee of Helen Keller Services for the Blind (Brooklyn, NY). He is an author, Bible teacher, empowerment consultant, motivational speaker and patron of the arts.
His first book, How to Get a Fair Trial by Jury, was published in 1978. The revised second edition of Jury is available online at Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.
His second book, Black People in the Bible, was first published in 2002 by Vantage Press (NY). The revised second edition was published in 2014 and is available online at Amazon and Barnesandnoble.com. A Kindle edition is also available.
Author photo: Mark Blackshear