Douglas Cox is an Associate Professor and the International Law Librarian. His research focuses on the intersection of information policy and national security, including issues related to the legal status of documents captured in armed conflict, international legal protections for cultural property, the laws governing the preservation of government records and archives, and FOIA. He previously practiced law at Allen & Overy in London and New York focusing on cross-border legal issues and litigation. He has represented detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and previously served in the U.S. Army. He received his J.D. from the University of Texas, where he was an associate editor of the Texas Law Review. He additionally received an M.L.S. from Queens College, where his research focused on the law of records and archives, and a B.A. in Classical Greek and Latin from the University of Arizona. He blogs at Document Exploitation.

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