Cox International Law Center

ABOUT THE CENTER:

Ranked as one of the top International Law programs in the nation, the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center was established in 1991 through a multi-million 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.
Ranked as one of the top International Law programs in the nation, the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center was established in 1991 through a multi-million 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.

CENTER NEWS

Dean Scharf discusses legality of Humanitarian Intervention in recent article and video

Dean Scharf discusses legality of Humanitarian Intervention in recent article and video

Mar 11, 2019
In our latest “Faculty View from CWRU,” Dean Michael Scharf discusses how the April 2018 US/UK/French airstrikes on Syria’s chemical weapons facilities have changed the international law of humanitarian intervention.
Dean Scharf featured on United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law

Dean Scharf featured on United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law

Feb 19, 2019
In 2018, Dean Michael Scharf was invited to the United Nations to tape a lecture for the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law about his theory of Accelerated Formation of Customary International Law, which was the subject of his book "Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change." The 34-minute segment has just been released in video and audio format.
Foreign Concurrent Degree Program Leads to Elite Law Firm Employment

Foreign Concurrent Degree Program Leads to Elite Law Firm Employment

Feb 5, 2019
The Foreign Concurrent Degree Program, with options for CWRU law students to study in Paris, London, Madrid and Hangzhou at no extra cost, recently helped 3L Garo Yaghsezian earn a job at the Paris office of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel.
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