The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center was established in 1991 through a multimillion-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
- Institute for Global Security, Law and Policy
- Henry T. King, Jr. War Crimes Research Office
- Yemen Accountability Project
- Talking Foreign Policy
Recent News From the Center
- October 15, 20192001 CWRU Law graduate Jennifer Reiedthaler Williams is the newest Immigration Judge at the Federal Courthouse in Cleveland. Together with Immigration Courts in Chicago and Detroit, the Cleveland Immigration Court serves as the hub for the Midwest region.
- October 08, 2019On October 9, 2019, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law recognized Dean Michael Scharf as the 2019-2020 Myres S. McDougal Distinguished Lecturer in International Law for his extraordinary contributions and leadership in the advancement of international law and policy. He is pictured here with Sturm College of Law Dean Bruce Smith and Professor Ved Nanda.
CWRU Law professors, alumnus author Amicus Brief on Hague Child Abduction Convention in Supreme Court caseOctober 08, 2019Six CWRU Law professors and an alumnus were the lead authors on an Amicus Brief submitted by the law school’s Cox International Law Center in August 2019 to the U.S. Supreme Court in Monasky v. Taglieri, a case about The Hague Child Abduction Convention.
- October 02, 2019James Johnson, an adjunct Professor of Law and Director of the Henry T. King War Crimes Research Office at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, was recently named Prosecutor of the Residual Special Court.
- September 30, 2019The report, created by the Public International Law & Policy Group, was cited 55 times by the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor in its July 2019 brief requesting authorization to open an investigation into crimes against humanity committed in Myanmar against the Rohingya.