Letnar Cernic, Jernej
Jernej Letnar Černič is Full Professor of Human Rights and Constitutional Law at the European Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Government and European Studies of the New University (Ljubljana/Kranj, Slovenia). He is also Visiting Professor of Law at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) in Germany and at the Riga Graduate School of Law in Latvia. He has published extensively on business and human rights, the rule of law and human rights law. Jernej has recently published two scientific monographs, namely: »Corporate accountability under socio-economic rights«, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2020, and “The Impact of European Institutions on the Rule of Law and Democracy: Slovenia and Beyond” Oxford, Hart (Bloomsbury), 2020 (with Matej Avbelj). His studies have been cited in the reports of the United Nations, the European Parliament and the Council of Europe, in decisions of the Slovenian Constitutional Court and academic studies from all parts of the world. He has been active in various roles in Slovenian and global civil society, participating in numerous domestic and international humanitarian projects.
Area(s) of expertise: rule of law, human rights, business and human rights, international law.