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

Human-rights law firm co-founded by Co-Dean Michael Scharf issues report declaring Rohingya murders genocide

Human-rights law firm co-founded by Co-Dean Michael Scharf issues report declaring Rohingya murders genocide

Dec 13, 2018
The Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG), a Washington, D.C.-based firm, issued a report on Dec. 3, based on interviews of 1,100 survivors.
Dean Scharf’s essay on changes to international law in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons published in “The Conversation”

Dean Scharf’s essay on changes to international law in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons published in “The Conversation”

Dec 6, 2018
The essay, titled, “Syria May Be Using Chemical Weapons Against its Citizens Again — Here’s How International Law Has Changed to Help Countries Intervene,” was recently published in “The Conversation,” a media outlet with a reach of 35 million people. The piece draws on Scharf’s Winter 2013 article in the Chicago Journal of International Law.
Human Rights Clinic Expands International Role with Summer Externships in Ramallah

Human Rights Clinic Expands International Role with Summer Externships in Ramallah

Sep 6, 2018
Professor Avidan Cover and three rising second-year law students traveled to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory in Summer 2018 to document human rights violations.
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