New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 32 (2021) No. 1) Out This Week

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The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law will be published this week. Over the coming days, we will have a series of editorial posts by Joseph Weiler and Sarah Nouwen, Editors-in-Chief of EJIL. These posts will appear in the Editorial of the new issue. 

Here is the Table of Contents for this new issue:



Jan Klabbers, Doreen Lustig, André Nollkaemper, Sarah Nouwen, Michal Saliternik and Joseph H. H. Weiler, International Law and Democracy Revisited: Introduction

EJIL: Debate!

Akbar Rasulov, ‘From the Wells of Disappointment’: The Curious Case of the International Law of Democracy and the Politics of International Legal Scholarship

Brad R. Roth, The Trajectory of the Democratic Entitlement Thesis in International Legal Scholarship: A Reply to Akbar Rasulov 


Giacomo Tagiuri, Can Supranational Law Enhance Democracy? EU Economic Law as a Market-Democratizing Project

Deborah Whitehall, The Ship of Democracy

Jochen von Bernstorff, New Responses to the Legitimacy Crisis of International Institutions: The Role of ‘Civil Society’ and the Rise of the Principle of Participation of ‘The Most Affected’ in International Institutional Law

Barrie Sander, Democratic Disruption in the Age of Social Media: Between Marketized and Structural Conceptions of Human Rights Law

Roaming Charges: Barrista, San Juan

Critical Review of Governance

Erika de Wet, The African Union’s Struggle Against ‘Unconstitutional Change of Government’: From a Moral Prescription to a Requirement under International Law?

Ayelet Berman, Between Participation and Capture in International Rule-Making: The WHO Framework of Engagement with Non-State Actors

Critical Review of Jurisprudence 

Dmitry Kurnosov, Pragmatic Adjudication of Election Cases in the European Court of Human Rights

Matthew Saul, Shaping Legislative Processes from Strasbourg 

Review Essays

Itamar Mann, Attack by Design: Australia’s Offshore Detention System and the Literature of Atrocity. Review of Behrouz Boochani, No Friend but the Mountains

Richard Clements, Near, Far, Wherever You Are: Distance and Proximity in International Criminal Law. Review of Christian De Vos, Complementarity, Catalysts, Compliance: The International Criminal Court in Uganda, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo; Phil Clark, Distant Justice: The Impact of the International Criminal Court on African Politics; Kamari M. Clarke, Affective Justice: The International Criminal Court and the Pan-Africanist Pushback

 Book Reviews

Kirsten Sellars. Review of Francine Hirsch, Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal after World War II

Robert McCorquodale. Review of Martina Buscemi, Nicole Lazzerini, Laura Magi and Deborah Russo (eds). Legal Sources in Business and Human Rights: Evolving Dynamics in International and European Law

Gail Lythgoe. Review of Alex Jeffrey, The Edge of Law: Legal Geographies of a War Crimes Court

Umut Özsu. Review of Christopher R. W. Dietrich, Oil Revolution: Anticolonial Elites, Sovereign Rights, and the Economic Culture of Decolonization

Helmut Philipp Aust. Review of Malgosia Fitzmaurice and Panos Merkouris, Treaties in Motion: The Evolution of Treaties from Formation to Termination

Fernando Dias Simões. Review of Katia Fach Gómez, Key Duties of International Investment Arbitrators: A Transnational Study of Legal and Ethical Dilemmas

The Last Page

Jonathan Shaw, 29 and 30 November 2020

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