Jernej Letnar Černič

Senior Research Associate

Jernej Letnar Černič is Associate Professor of Human Rights Law at the Graduate School of Government and European Studies (Ljubljana and Kranj, Slovenia)

Jernej is Associate Professor of Human Rights Law at the Graduate School of Government and European Studies (Ljubljana and Kranj, Slovenia), Senior Research Associate at gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) and Senior Research Fellow at the University Institute of European Studies – IUSE (Turin, Italy). He graduated from University of Ljubljana with the France Prešeren award. He completed his Ph.D. in Human Rights Law in 2009 at the University of Aberdeen. He holds Diploma in Human Rights Law from the European University Institute and Diplome de droit international et de Droit compare des Droits de l’Homme (merit) from René Cassin Institut International des droits de l’homme.  He served on the management board of the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency (2012-2017). Jernej has worked in the European Ombudsman’s Office, the Superior Court of the Republic of Slovenia, the International Criminal Court, University of Aberdeen, University of Lund, New York University and European University Institute. He has been a principal researcher on several national and European project. He has written extensively on human rights law and international law. Jernej has published articles on human rights, public international law, international criminal law, corporate and investment law, criminal law and European law in Slovenian, English, Italian, Romanian, Spanish and Swedish language. His works have been cited in reports by the United Nations, European Parliament and the Council of Europe and in academic studies from around the world.

Last Update: February 2018

Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights: A Critical Analysis of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights: A Critical Analysis of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (December 17, 2008). Hanse Law Review (HanseLR), Vol. 3, No. 1, September 2008.

The Conundrum of the Piran Bay: Slovenia v. Croatia - The Case of Maritime Delimitation

Avbelj, Matej and Letnar Cernic, Jernej, The Conundrum of the Piran Bay: Slovenia v. Croatia - The Case of Maritime Delimitation. The University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law & Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2007. Reprinted in A. Sabitha (ed.), Marine Environment: Governance Concerns, 2009, Amicus Books, Icfai University Press, ISBN 81-314-2285-4.

Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights: Analyzing the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights: Analyzing the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (2009). Miskolc Journal of International Law, Vol. 6, No. 1. pp. 24-34, 2009.

Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights (June 27, 2008). Libertas Working Paper No. 1/2008.

Global Witness V. Afrimex LTD.: Decision Applying OECD Guidelines on Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Global Witness V. Afrimex LTD.: Decision Applying OECD Guidelines on Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights (January 29, 2009). ASIL Insight, Vol. 13, No. 1, January 2009.

Corporate Human Rights Obligations Under Stabilization Clauses

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Corporate Human Rights Obligations Under Stabilization Clauses (February 22, 2010). German Law Journal, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 210-229, 2010.

Regulating Corporations Under International Law: From Human Rights to International Criminal Law and Back Again

van den Herik, Larissa and Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Regulating Corporations Under International Law: From Human Rights to International Criminal Law and Back Again (August 27, 2010). Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 8, pp. 725-743, 2010.

National Security and Expulsion to a Risk of Torture

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, National Security and Expulsion to a Risk of Torture (December 9, 2008). Edinburgh Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 486-490, September 2008.

Corporate Obligations Under the Human Right to Water

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Corporate Obligations Under the Human Right to Water (March 22, 2011). Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 303-345, Spring 2011.

Emerging Fair Trial Guarantees Before the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Emerging Fair Trial Guarantees Before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (September 4, 2014). EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, 10th Anniversary Conference, Vienna, 4-6 September 2014, Conference Paper No. 9/2014.

Book Review of Jan Paulsson's Denial of Justice in International Law

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Book Review of Jan Paulsson's Denial of Justice in International Law. Global Law Books, April 2007.

National Security – A Trump Card? Combating Terrorism while Protecting Freedom of Association

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, National Security – A Trump Card? Combating Terrorism while Protecting Freedom of Association (March 6, 2010). Dignitas - Slovene Journal of Human Rights, pp 244-282; No. 51-52, Vol. 2011.

A Short Comment on the Report of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, A Short Comment on the Report of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises (October 20, 2009). Libertas Working Paper 02/2009.

The 2011 Update of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, The 2011 Update of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (March 3, 2012). American Society of International Law Insights, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2012.

United Nations and Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, United Nations and Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights (March 27, 2011). Miskolc Journal of International Law, Vol.8, No. 1, pp. 23-30, 2011.

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The 2010 Report by the UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The 2010 Report by the UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights (December 4, 2010). German Law Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 1264-1280, 2010.

Fundamental Guarantees in the Armed Conflict in the Slovenian Context: Lessons Learnt?

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Fundamental Guarantees in the Armed Conflict in the Slovenian Context: Lessons Learnt? (February 16, 2010). Slovenian Law Review, Vol. 6, pp. 203-222, 2009.

Book Review: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Book Review: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice (August 24, 2009). International Law Observer, March 2009.

Book Review: Gentian Zyberi, The Humanitarian Face of the International Court of Justice: Its Contribution to Interpreting and Developing International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Rules and Principles

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Book Review: Gentian Zyberi, The Humanitarian Face of the International Court of Justice: Its Contribution to Interpreting and Developing International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Rules and Principles (December 1, 2010). Australian International Law Journal, Vol. 17, pp. 283-287, 2010.

Book Review of Danilo Türk's 'Temelji Mednarodnega Prava' (Foundations of International Law)

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Book Review of Danilo Türk's 'Temelji Mednarodnega Prava' (Foundations of International Law) (June 15, 2009). Global Law Books, June 2009.

Transitional Justice Processes and Reconciliation in the Former Yugoslavia: Challenges and Prospects

Zyberi, Gentian and Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Transitional Justice Processes and Reconciliation in the Former Yugoslavia: Challenges and Prospects (2015). 33(2) Nordic Journal of Human Rights, pp. 132–157.

Bilingual Topographical Signs of Different Sizes are Unconstitutional

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Bilingual Topographical Signs of Different Sizes are Unconstitutional (2011). The Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law, 2011 (1), pp. 89-93.

Case Concerning the Application of the Convention on the Prevention of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovinia v. Serbia and Montenegro) (2007) - Catching the Conscience of the Judges

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Case Concerning the Application of the Convention on the Prevention of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovinia v. Serbia and Montenegro) (2007) - Catching the Conscience of the Judges (February, 11 2009). Australian International Law Journal, Vol. 14, pp. 255-261, 2007.

Freedom of Press in the European Context: Klein v. Slovakia

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Freedom of Press in the European Context: Klein v. Slovakia. Edinburgh Law Review, Vol. 11, pp. 444-446, 2007.

Book Review of 'Suzannah Linton (ed.): Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials, OUP, 2013, 264 pp.'

Letnar Cernic, Jernej, Book Review of 'Suzannah Linton (ed.): Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials, OUP, 2013, 264 pp.' (December 15, 2014). Dignitas - Slovene Journal of Human Rights, nr. 63-64 (2014), pp. 165-167.

Corporate Accountability under Socio-Economic Rights in Colombia

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Corporate Accountability under Socio-Economic Rights in Cambodia

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Access to Justice for Victims of Socio-Economic Abuses

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Corporate Human Rights Obligations Under Specific Socio-Economic Rights

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Business, Socio-Economic Rights and Best Practices

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Business, Accountability and Socio-Economic Rights

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Globalisation, Investment and the Socio-Economic Environment

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