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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The International Law Faculty

Robert N. Strassfeld
Professor of Law
Phone: 216/368-5096

Professor; BA 1976 (Wesleyan University), MA 1980 (Rochester), JD 1984 (Virginia)
Robert Strassfeld is director of the Institute for Global Security Law and Policy and associate director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center. A legal historian and advisor to the ACLU, Prof. Strassfeld has published major law review articles about torture and extraordinary rendition and about the Vietnam War. He teaches National Security Law and a seminar on Law and the Wars in Vietnam and Iraq.


“American Innocence,” 38 Case Western Reserve Law Review___ (forthcoming 2006)

“United States v. O’Brien (1968)”; “Bond v. Floyd (1966),” in Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties (Paul Finkelman ed.) (forthcoming 2006)

Understanding Labor Law (2d edition, LexisNexis) (with Douglas Ray and Calvin William Sharpe) (2005)

“Taking Another Ride on Flopper: Benjamin Cardozo, Safe Space, and the Cultural Significance of Coney Island,” 25 Cardozo Law Review 2189 (2004)

“‘Lose in Vietnam, Bring Our Boys Home’,” 82 North Carolina Law Review 1891 (2004)

“Espionage Act (1917) and Sedition Act (1918),” in Major Acts of Congress, ed. Brian K. Landsberg (MacMillan, 2003)

“George Steinbrenner,” in Courting the Yankees: Legal Essays on the Bronx Bombers, ed. Ettie Ward (Carolina Academic Press, 2003)

“Sometimes the Sky Doesn’t Fall,” in Duvin, Cahn & Hutton, Labor and Employment Reference Manual 2002-2003

Understanding Labor Law (Matthew Bender, 1999) (with Douglas Ray and Calvin William Sharpe)

“Robert McNamara and the Art and Law of Confession: ‘A Simple Desultory Philippic (Or How I Was Robert McNamara’d into Submission)’,” 47 Duke Law Journal 491 (1997)