Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center





Case Western Reserve University School of Law
2008 Jessup International Moot Court World Championship Team.

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Lectures and Conferences

CONFERENCES 1998-2012

- Presidential Power and Foreign Affairs (September 2012)
- International Law in Crisis (September 2011)
- Lawfare! (September 2010)
- After Guantanamo: The Way Forward (September 2009)
The International Criminal Court and the Crime of Aggression (September 2008)
- To Prevent and to Punish (September 2007)
- Lessons from the Saddam Trial (October 2006)
- Torture and the War on Terror (October 2005)
- Rebuilding Nation Building (April 2005) 
- Terrorism on Trial (October 2004)
- The Future of International Intellectual Property: International Relations in
    
 Information Products (March 2004)
- Sexual Assaults of International Consequence: A Symposium on the
     Suppression of International Crimes Against Women
(October 2003)
- The Role of Justice in Building Peace (March 2003)
- International Arbitrage of Controversial Medical Technologies (2002-03)
- Comparative Employment and Labor Law (2001)
- International Intellectual Property and Technology (2000)
- International Economic Law (1999)
- Legal Foundations for Peace and Prosperity in the Middle East (1998)


SPEAKERS HAVE INCLUDED:

JUDGE THOMAS BUERGENTHAL
International Court of Justice

HANS CORELL

U.N. Under-Secretary General for Legal Affairs

STEPHANIE FARRIOR
Chief Counsel, Amnesty International

JONATHAN FRIED
Canada’s Ambassador to Japan; former Executive Director for Canada, Ireland, and the Caribbean, International Monetary Fund

HON. WILLIAM GRAHAM
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Minister of National Defense, Canada

RT. HON. HERB GRAY
Former Deputy Prime Minister; former Member of Parliament, Canada; former co-Chair, International Joint Commission

SEAN HAGAN
General Counsel, International Monetary Fund

BRENDA HOLLIS
Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone

GENERAL CHARLES HORNER
Former commander, U.S. Air Forces in the Persian Gulf War; Commander in Chief, U.S. Space Command

GENERAL JOHN HUTSON
Former Judge Advocate General, U.S. Navy

LARRY JOHNSON
Deputy Legal Adviser of the United Nations

HON. RA’ID JUHI HAMADI AL-SAEDI
Chief Investigative Judge, Iraqi High Tribunal

HON. MICHAEL KERGIN
Former Ambassador of Canada to the U.S.

PHILIPPE KIRSCH
President, International Criminal Court

HON. DENNIS KUCINICH
U.S. Representative (Ohio-10)

JUAN MENDEZ
President, International Center for Transitional Justice and Special Advisor to the U.N. Secretary General on Prevention of Genocide

LUIS MORENO-OCAMPO
Prosecutor, International Criminal Courts

MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM NASH
Former commander, NATO Forces in Bosnia; U.N. regional administrator for Kosovo

ARYEH NEIER
President, Open Society Institute and the George Soros Foundations; founder and former executive director, Human Rights Watch; and former national director, American Civil Liberties Union

HON. JAMES PETERSON
Counsel, Fasken Martineau; former Minister of International Trade; former Member of Parliament, Canada; co-Chair, Canada-United States Law Institute Executive Committee

ROBERT PETIT
International Prosecutor, Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

NAVANETHEM PILLAY
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights

STEPHEN J. RAPP
Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues, U.S. Department of State
Former Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone

PETER ROBINSON
Defense Counsel to Radovan Karadzic before the Yugoslavia Tribunal

NICHOLAS ROSTOW
Chief Legal Counsel, U.S. Mission to the U.N., former chief legal counsel, National Security Council

PROF. WILLIAM SCHABAS
Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland; member, Truth Commission for Sierra Leone

AMBASSADOR DAVID SCHEFFER
Former U.S. Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues

PROF. SHIMON SHETREET
Hebrew University; former member, Landau Commission on the Israeli Court System and the Israeli Parliament; and Israeli Minister of Religious Affairs

HON. ABRAHAM SOFAER
George P. Shultz Distinguished Scholar & Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University; former legal adviser, U.S. Department of State

AMBASSADOR SAMIR SUMAIDAIE
Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S.

HON. GEORGE VOINOVICH
United States Senator (Ohio)

PROF. MATTHEW WAXMAN
Columbia Law School, former Deputy Secretary of Defense for Detainee Affairs

AMBASSADOR CHRISTIAN WENAWESER
President, International Criminal Court Assembly of State Parties

ELIZABETH WILMSHURST
Head of International Law, Chatham House, former Deputy Legal Adviser, UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

HON. MICHAEL WILSON
Former Ambassador of Canada to the U.S.

PROF. PAUL WILLIAMS
Executive Director, Public International Law and Policy Group

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DEBATE: "WILL SADDAM HUSSEIN RECEIVE A FAIR TRIAL?"

CURTIS DOEBBLER,  International Human Rights Lawyer v. MICHAEL SCHARF, Professor and Cox Center Director
Moderator-Assoc Dean 
HIRAM CHODOSH

C-SPAN broadcast January 2005
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The Cox Center awards up to 35 grants every summer to support international law internships around the globe.