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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.
Dec 3, 2014

Seselj’s release must be viewed in the context of his trial, Scharf says

In a Q&A article with the International Justice Tribune, Interim Dean and Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Director Michael Scharf discusses the recent decision of the former Yugoslavia’s International Criminal Tribunal to release Serbian politician Vojislav Seselj.
Nov 25, 2014

New war crimes app unveiled at Case Western Reserve

Dr. Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association, revealed “eyeWitness,” an app that allows citizen observers to record and report atrocities from their cell phones. His talk is available via webcast. 
Nov 24, 2014

International money laundering paper among top five SSRN downloads of all time

Case Western Reserve Law Professor Richard Gordon’s paper, “Moving Money: International Financial Flows, Taxes, & Money Laundering,” co-authored with Andrew P. Morriss, climbed to the top five SSRN downloads of all time.
Nov 24, 2014

National committee recognizes Webster for China scholarship

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations selected Timothy Webster, Case Western Reserve Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the East Asian Legal Studies program, in the Fourth Cohort of its Public Intellectuals Program (PIP).
Nov 23, 2014

Scharf casts piracy into light with new book, media Q&A

Despite popular belief, piracy remains a serious international threat, and Interim Dean Michael P. Scharf’s research is bringing the issue to new light with his 17th book, Prosecuting Maritime Piracy (with M. Newton and M. Sterio). He also recently participated in an article with the International Justice Tribune
The conference will address international issues surrounding the rise ...

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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.