Kevin L. Cope has seven years of experience as a litigator, federal judicial clerk, and legal commentator. Professor Cope has completed three federal clerkships, including for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. From 2006-08, he served as a government enforcement litigation associate with the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Washington, DC, where he handled trial and appellate-level litigation in state and federal courts. Professor Cope graduated from Northwestern University School of Law, where he served as an associate editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.
In addition to his position at Washington College of Law, Professor Cope is pursuing LL.M. studies at Georgetown University Law Center in federalism, separation of powers, the role of courts in international and foreign affairs matters, and comparative and transnational constitutional law. His published work includes articles on the Americans with Disabilities Act, academic freedom law, and the property rights of orphans in Uganda. He is currently preparing a chapter for an upcoming Cambridge University Press book, The Social & Political Foundations of Constitutions. This summer he will be studying at the University of Oxford as a Visiting Scholar.
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