Jan is currently a D.Phil. candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, where he also teaches EU law as a graduate teaching assistant. He gave invited lectures at Utrecht University, University of Lund and various institutions in the Czech Republic.
His research focuses on the role of judicial precedent in the context European constitutional pluralism. The question is: “If one of the key elements of constitutional pluralism is its ability to secure deliberation between various constitutional spheres and processes, to what extent can judicial precedent contribute to this deliberation?” At NYU Jan hopes to work on a comparative part of his thesis, dealing with the role of judicial precedent in keeping central court’ authority: the Supreme Court of the U.S. on the one hand, and the European Court of Justice on the other.
Jan holds LL.M. from University of Stockholm (2004), Diploma of Academy of European Law (EUI, Florence 2004) and Total Law Course Diploma - (CEU, Budapest 2006). In 2004-2006 Jan worked for the Czech Government Agent before the ECJ.
Jan’s articles appeared e.g. in Common Market Law Review, European Law Review or Yearbook of European Law. He is currently assistant editor of Civil Justice Quarterly and member of Advisory Board of European Review of Administrative Law.