The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law

Unveiling the Decision of the European Court of Justice on the Wearing of the Muslim Veil in Public

A discussion with Joseph Weiler, Joseph Straus Professor of Law, NYU Law.


Joseph Weiler is the Joseph Straus Professor of Law, the European Union Jean Monnet Chaired Professor and the Co-Director of the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law and Justice at NYU School of Law.  He studied law (LLB and LLM) in the United Kingdom (Sussex and Cambridge) and at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy (PhD), where he later served as professor of law, head of the Department of Law, and most recently as President. In the United States, prior to his appointment at NYU School of Law, he served as professor of law at the University of Michigan and as a chaired professor at Harvard Law School. His research and teaching focus on international law, the law of the European Union and the WTO, and the interface between religion and law. Among his noted books are The Constitution of Europe, Un Europa Cristiana, and a novella, Der Fall Steinmann.

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Sponsor(s): International and Comparative Law Program; International Human Rights Law Association