Jernej Letnar Černič is Associate Professor of Human Rights and Constitutional Law at the Faculty of Government and European Studies of the New University (Ljubljana/Kranj, Slovenia). He has so far published a number of articles and studies in Slovenian, English, Spanish, Italian, Swedish and Romanian.
He has recently published two scientific monographs, namely: “Slovenija na razpotju: geneza varstva človekovih pravic v slovenski družbi (Slovenia at a crossroads: the genesis of human rights protection in Slovenian society)”, Kranj: New University, Faculty of Government and European Studies, 2018, and “Corporate accountability under socio-economic rights”, Oxon ; New York: Routledge, 2018, and a co-edited book: “The Future of Business and Human Rights: Theoretical and Practical Considerations for a UN Treaty”, Cambridge; Antwerp; Portland: Intersentia. 2018 (with Nicolas Carrillo-Santarelli).
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.