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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.
Sep 28, 2015

Law school’s first exchange student appointed UN ambassador

Rosemary McCarney, our first exchange student and coordinator of our Canada-U.S. Law Institute, was appointed Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations this month.
Aug 31, 2015

The Iran nuclear accord is the next topic on our "Talking Foreign Policy" radio show

The next one-hour broadcast of Talking Foreign Policy occurs at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4. Case Western Reserve University School of Law Dean Michael Scharf and the program’s panelists consider the Obama Administration’s nuclear accord with Iran. Congress is expected to debate it soon.
Jul 6, 2015

Dean Scharf featured in International Bar Association video

The International Bar Association Human Rights Law Working Group conducted a series of interviews with prominent human rights lawyers and advocates, and Case Western Reserve University School of Law Dean Michael Scharf, who is also Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, is among them.
Jun 25, 2015

Petras named U.S. National Director of Canada-United States Law Institute

The Canada-United States Law Institute (CUSLI), a unique law and policy institute founded and run by Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Western School of Law in London, Ontario, gladly announces the appointment of Steve Petras, ’79, as the Institute’s U.S. National Director.
Apr 21, 2015

International law essay competition registration now open

The second edition of the Benjamin B. Ferencz Essay Competition, hosted by the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, has begun. The first-place prize is $10,000, and $2,500 for second and third.
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Past Lectures and Events
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.