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Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Extending Our Worldwide Reach
Ranked 11th in the nation, 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.
About the Cox Center:
2008 World Championship Team
2008 Jessup International
Moot Court World Champions
2008 World Championship Team
Established in 1991 through a multi-million dollar endowment from the George Gund Foundation, the Cox Center serves as the hub of the law school's international law program which
includes the Canada-U.S. Law Institute, the Institute for Global Security Law and Policy, and the Henry T. King, Jr. War Crimes Research Office.
Feb 26, 2015

Jessup Team excels at regional competition

For the seventh time in 10 years, Case Western Reserve University’s Jessup International Law Moot Court Team emerged victorious in the regionals in Chicago, earning a berth in the International rounds April 5-12 in Washington, DC.
Jan 7, 2015

Professor Colares discusses impact of low oil prices

Professor Juscelino Colares, Associate Director of the Cox Center, was among a group of experts who participated in a public radio broadcast on Jan. 7 about the rationale and repercussions of current low oil prices.
Jan 5, 2015

Scharf quoted in NYT about latest International Criminal Court development

Interim Dean and Cox International Law Center Director Michael Scharf discussed the ramifications of the Palestinians’ decision to join the International Criminal Court in a Jan. 1 article in the New York Times. 

Dec 3, 2014

Seselj’s release must be viewed in the context of his trial, Scharf says

In a Q&A article with the International Justice Tribune, Interim Dean and Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Director Michael Scharf discusses the recent decision of the former Yugoslavia’s International Criminal Tribunal to release Serbian politician Vojislav Seselj.
Nov 25, 2014

New war crimes app unveiled at Case Western Reserve

Dr. Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association, revealed “eyeWitness,” an app that allows citizen observers to record and report atrocities from their cell phones. His talk is available via webcast. 
Grants to intern abroad
Grants to intern abroad
Each year, the Cox Center awards over
$50,000 in internship grants
to defray travel and living expenses for 25-30 summer internships, semester externships, and postgraduate fellowships.