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
- September 19, 2019
In Fall 2018, the Henry T. King, Jr. War Crimes Research Office at Case Western Reserve University School of Law launched the Yemen Accountability Project, a student initiative to document and map war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Yemeni Civil War.
- April 08, 2019In April 2019, Professor Juscelino Colares was appointed for a third time by the U.S. Trade Representative to serve on the U.S. Roster of NAFTA Chapter 19 (Bi-national Trade Panelists). The Panel includes 30 of the country's most distinguished experts in international trade law.
- March 11, 2019In 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.
- February 19, 2019In 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.
- February 05, 2019The 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.