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Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Extending Our Worldwide Reach
Ranked 15th 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.
Aug 15, 2014

Interim Dean Scharf featured in media

Michael P. Scharf, Interim Dean of the law school and Director of the Cox Center, discussed recent international law topics, including the Ukraine crisis and Malaysian airline disaster, during multiple media appearances this summer.
Mar 5, 2014

How likely is an appeal in Chevron case?

Cassandra Burke Robertson was quoted in a March 5, 2014 Bloomberg article, “Chevron Wins Ruling Ecuador Judgment Was Devil’s Deal.” Robertson discussed the difficulties of an appeal in the multibillion-dollar pollution lawsuit involving Chevron Corp.
Mar 1, 2014

Not all involved in EU trade talks

Juscelino F. Colares was quoted in a January 2014 story in Law 360, titled "NAFTA Partners Unlikely to Get U.S. Invite to EU Trade Talks."
Mar 1, 2014

Middle class shopping online for legal help

Cassandra Burke Robertson’s work on transnational legal practice was featured in a front page article in The Economic Times, “Middle Class Americans Reach Out to Lawyers in India via Internet for Legal Aid” in October 2013.
Feb 13, 2014

Students win National Writing Competition

A group of students in Professor Cassandra Robertson’s PR course (Amanda Soraiz, Guangdong Cheng, Xiang Liu, Yihong Zhang, Yuqing Zhao, Kun Chang) recently won a national writing competition with their comparison of the legal ethics rules in China and the US. Their work will be featured on the Legal Ethics Forum.
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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.