Jan Lhotský Associate Researcher

Jan Lhotský works as an associate researcher at the Centre for International Law of the Institute of International Relations. He is a director of an independent academic institution, the Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, where he also serves as head of the international criminal justice section. Furthermore, he works as a lawyer at the Office of the Public Defender of Rights (Czech ombuds institution). He graduated from the Faculty of Law (PhD) and the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Masaryk University, as well as the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization in Venice (E.MA). In the past he worked as a junior lawyer at the law firm Rödl & Partner in Prague, lawyer-trainee at the European External Action Service in Brussels, Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and later as a lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Currently he also teaches at the Masaryk University. His professional interests mainly include public international law, human rights, and international criminal law.




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