This resource covers recent human rights developments from the Council of Europe and the European Union and elsewhere. It reports on the latest human rights case law of the European Court of Human Rights, the European Court of Justice, and other European human rights bodies. It also reports on recent publications, conferences, and reports from this field. This page is written by Jernej Letnar Černič.
Jernej Letnar Černič is an Expert in Human Rights Law, Business and Human Rights, and the Rule of Law. Jernej is a 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 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 in 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.