Visiting professors and visiting lecturers

Jernej Letnar Černič PhD

Visiting Professor
Human Rights and Business

PhD in Law (University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK), 2019)
University Graduate Lawyer (University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2002)

Significant Professional Experience 

  • Professor of Constitutional and Human Rights Law, Faculty of Government and European Studies, New University (Slovenia) from 2010 - onwards
  • Max Weber Post-doctoral Researcher, European University Institute (Italy), 2009 – 2010.
  • PhD Candidate and Tutor in Law, University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK), 2005-2009.

Current research

  • The Rule of Law, Business and Human Rights, Judicial Ideology, European Court of Human Rights

Main publications

  • Matej Avbelj, Jernej Letnar Černič, The Impact of European Institutions on the Rule of Law and Democracy: Slovenia and Beyond. Oxford, Hart (Bloomsbury), 2020.
  • Jernej Letnar Černič, Corporate accountability under socio-economic rights, (Transnational Law and Governance). Oxon; New York: Routledge, cop. 2020 (paperback edition).
  • Jernej Letnar Černič, Nicolas Carrillo-Santarelli (Eds.). The Future of Business and Human Rights : Theoretical and Practical Considerations for a UN Treaty. Cambridge; Antwerp; Portland: Intersentia. cop. 2018.


  • Jernej Letnar Černič, Militant Constitutionalism: Safeguarding constitutional democracy in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights«, Hong Kong Journal of Law and Public Affairs, vol. 2 (2020), 94-112.
  • Jernej Letnar Černič, Authoritarian Dimension of Judicial Ideology of the Slovenian Constitutional Court, Croatian and Comparative Public Administration, Vol. 20 No. 4 (2020), 733-760.
  • Jernej Letnar Černič, The European Court of Human Rights in the States of the Former Yugoslavia, East European Yearbook on Human Rights (1), 1, September 2018, pp. 32-54.
  • Jernej Letnar Černič, Moving Towards Protecting Human Rights in Global Business Supply Chains, Boston University International Law Journal, 2018, Vol. 35, No. 2, 101-116.
  • Jernej Letnar Černič, Matej Avbelj, Introduction to the Special Issue on the Crisis of Constitutional Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, Hague journal on the rule of law, 2018, vol. 10, no. 1, 1-3.
  • Jernej Letnar Černič, Impact of the European Court of Human Rights on the Rule of Law in Central and Eastern Europe. Hague journal on the rule of law, 2018, vol. 10, no. 1, 111-137