Wessel Wijtvliet is a doctoral researcher and teacher assistant. He studied International and European Law at Tilburg Law School, Liberal Arts at Venice University Institute, and finished the Research Master in Law in Tilburg. Wijtvliet subsequently spent two years working as a law clerk for the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State, the supreme asylum and migration law court of the Netherlands. His current research focuses on empirical and normative aspects of judicial lawmaking.