Joseph Weiler


Joseph Weiler is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of International Law. He is University Professor and holder of the European Union Jean Monnet Chair at New York University School of Law, where he is also Co-Director of the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice. In addition, he is Co-Editor-in-Chief of I•CON – the International Journal of Constitutional Law.

Recently Published


We are pulled in opposite directions in the face of a global upending of normal life. We find it attractive, even if hunkered down at home, as is our whole editorial team, in six different countries, to continue serenely our normal work in the face of a-normalcy. The life of the mind, the scholarly endeavor continues – even…

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Orbán and the Self-Asphyxiation of Democracy

It came as no big surprise that Orbán has used COVID-19 to dismantle further the checks and balances that are an integral part of any functioning democracy. On 30 March 2020, with the authorization of the Hungarian Parliament (in which the government has a large majority), an Act was passed, which effectively gave the government sweeping powers…

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A Less Exclusive Submission Process; In this Issue

A Less Exclusive Submission Process Authors who have ever submitted a manuscript to EJIL will invariably describe our peer review system as a lengthy, often protracted, perhaps even frustratingly long process. By its very nature, peer review, when undertaken in a serious and thorough manner, takes time. All manuscripts submitted to EJIL undergo a first in-house…

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