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Our international law program makes global experiences possible for every student. Our students work on real international law issues for real clients, ranging from assisting asylum seekers to suppressing global corruption, from combatting maritime piracy to prosecuting war crimes.

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Students file amicus brief with U.S. Supreme Court in 9/11 detainee abuse case

Students file amicus brief with U.S. Supreme Court in 9/11 detainee abuse case

Jan 9, 2017
Law students Seth Garfinkel, Rohmah Javed, Sam Levine and Kevin Vogel’s brief was submitted to the court ahead of January 18 oral arguments in a high profile civil case against former senior U.S. officials and prison wardens.
Students in CWRU’s immigration practicum play significant role in path-breaking Ohio Supreme Court decision on rights of foreign citizens

Students in CWRU’s immigration practicum play significant role in path-breaking Ohio Supreme Court decision on rights of foreign citizens

Dec 14, 2016
With help from an amicus brief filed by CWRU law students, Joseph Burke ’90 successfully argued a case before the Supreme Court of Ohio that could set a precedent for future immigration cases across the nation.

Dean Michael Scharf among most cited professors in international law

Nov 14, 2016
Dean Michael Scharf was among the 20 most cited law professors in international law during 2010-2014, according to the 2015 Sisk study finding, which were published in Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports on June 1, 2016. 

Winners announced in paper competition

Sep 14, 2016
The Center for Professional Ethics congratulates the winners and honorable mentions in its recent paper competition. The center is sponsoring a panel as part of the Cox Center's "The Art of International Law" conference this Friday. 
Panama Papers and the Brazil President’s impeachment

Panama Papers and the Brazil President’s impeachment

Jun 16, 2016
The Presidential corruption scandal in Brazil and the Panama Papers, a leak of 11 million files from one of the world’s largest offshore law firms, are two of the most pressing issues in international law this spring. In this video series, Professors Richard Gordon and Juscelino Colares share their expertise.
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