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Jurij Toplak
Rank:

Officer L3 
Section ID: SVN - 002
Expiry date: 12.2026
Profession:

Professor of Law

Position:

Vice President

Department:

IPO Section Slovenia

PROFILE

University Professor of Law,

Head of Department.

Ph.D. in Law, University of Maribor, with principal research done at UCLA Law School, under mentorship
of Prof. Daniel H. Lowenstein, UCLA Law School, 2007.
• LL.M., Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University, Budapest, under mentorship of
Prof. Michel Rosenfeld of Cardozo Law School, New York, 2001.
• Law degree, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, 1999.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Visiting Professor
Fordham University School of Law, New York
2019-2020
University Professor of Law (includes lower professorship ranks 2000-2017)
School of Law, University of Maribor
2000-
Head of Public Law Department
School of Law, University of Maribor
2016-
Head of “European Business Studies” School
Alma Mater Europaea, Zagreb, Croatia campus
2012-2016
Fulbright Scholar
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law
Member of the National Election Commission
National Election Commission of the Republic of Slovenia
Visiting lecturer (Constitutional Law and Comparative Constitutional Law)
European Law School, Nova Gorica
2003-2004 - 2000-2012 - 2006-2010
Lecturer of “Democratic Theory” course and dislocated study center manager
Graduate School of Government and European Studies, Kranj
2002-2008
Internship
Mark Cohen Law Office, Washington, D.C. 1998

 

Education 

 

Ph.D. in Law, University of Maribor, with principal research done at UCLA Law School, under mentorship
of Prof. Daniel H. Lowenstein, UCLA Law School, 2007.
• LL.M., Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University, Budapest, under mentorship of
Prof. Michel Rosenfeld of Cardozo Law School, New York, 2001.
• Law degree, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, 1999.