Kevin L. Cope
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, Visiting Associate Professor of Law
LL.M., Georgetown; J.D., Northwestern; B.A., Ohio State
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center; J.D., Northwestern University School of Law; B.A., Ohio State University Kevin Cope's research and teaching interests lie at the nexus...Continue Reading
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center; J.D., Northwestern University School of Law; B.A., Ohio State University Kevin Cope's research and teaching interests lie at the nexus of domestic and international public law in the United States and abroad, with emphasis on courts' role in shaping rights and structural power arrangements. His current research examines how national courts around the world rely on foreign and international law. During the summer of 2012, Professor Cope served as a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford. Before entering academia, he completed clerkships for Judge James S. Gwin on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District ofOhio, Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge George W. Miller on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Professor Cope also practiced government enforcement litigation law in Washington, D.C., with Skadden, Arps, where he handled trial and appellate litigation, including actions involving the World Bank, the Foreign CorruptPractices Act, the U.S. Constitution, and the Convention Against Torture. In law school, he served as an editor of the Northwestern University LawReview. In addition to teaching at Georgetown Law, Professor Cope has taught at the University of Virginia School of Law and at Washington and Lee University School of Law.