Dr. Aleš Završnik is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law University of Ljubljana. Recently, he was EURIAS & Marie Curie Fellow at the Collegium Helveticum/ETH in Zürich (2017/18). His research interest lay in the intersection of law, crime, technology, and fundamental rights. Among several others, he lead a research project Law in the Age of Big Data (Slovenian Research Agency, 2014 -2017), and edited a book Big Data, Crime and Social Control (Routledge, 2018) and a book Drones and Unmanned Aerial Systems: Legal and Social Implications for Security and Surveillance (Springer, 2016). He organised several conferences in these research areas, e.g. Automated Justice: Algorithms, Big Data and Criminal Justice Systems in Zürich (2018) and Big Data: Challenges for Law and Ethics in Ljubljana (2017). He is an independent Ethics Expert with the European Research Council (ERC) and for the REA, the research arm of the European Commission.

Aleš Završnik
Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law, Ljubljana
Poljanski nasip 2
SI-1000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA

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Aleš Završnik
Selected publications (January 2019)

Scientific articles

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. The European Digital Fortress and Large Biometric EU IT Systems: Border Criminology, Technology, and Human Rights, Dve domovini / Two Homelands, 2019, 49(1), pp. 51-68. http://twohomelands.zrc-sazu.si/uploads/issues/1549288346_DD_49_WEB.pdf

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Algorithmic surveillance: big data, algorithms and social control. Revija za kriminalistiko in kriminologijo, 2017, 68(2), pp. 135-149 (in Slovenian). https://www.policija.si/images/stories/Publikacije/RKK/PDF/2017/02/RKK2017-02_AlesZavrsnik_AlgoritmičnoNadzorstvo.pdf

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš, ZRIMŠEK, Vanja. Hate Speech According to Slovenian Penal Legislation and Court Practice: An Unconstitutional Situation? (In orig.: Sovražni govor po slovenski kaznovalni zakonodaji in sodni praksi: neustaven položaj.) Časopis za kritiko znanosti, 2017, 45(268), pp. 59-73. https://www.dlib.si/details/URN:NBN:SI:DOC-57B7OFUP

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš, LEVIČNIK, Pia. The public perception of cyber-surveillance before and after Edward Snowden’s surveillance revelations. Masaryk University journal of law and technology, 2015, 9(2), pp. 33-58. https://journals.muni.cz/mujlt/article/view/2831

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Blurring the line between law enforcement and intelligence: sharpening the gaze of surveillance? Journal of contemporary European research, 2013, 9(1), pp. 181-202. http://www.jcer.net/index.php/jcer/article/view/452

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš, SEDEJ, Anja (2012). Internet and mobile phone bullying in Slovenia (Orig.: Spletno in mobilno nadlegovanje v Sloveniji). Revija za kriminalistiko inkriminologijo, 63 (4), pp. 263-280 (in Slovenian). https://www.policija.si/images/stories/Publikacije/RKK/PDF/2012/04/RKK2012-04_Zavrsnik_Sedej_SpletnoInMobilnoNadlegovanje.pdf

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš (2010). Technical Surveillance of Everyday Life: The “Post-disciplinary” Theoretical Perspectives. Revija zakriminalistiko in kriminologijo, 61(2), pp. 178-190 (in Slovenian). https://www.policija.si/images/stories/Publikacije/RKK/PDF/2010/02/RKK2010-02_AlesZavrsnik_TehnicnoNadzorovanje.pdf

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Towards an overregulated cyberspace: criminal law perspective. Masaryk University journal of law and technology, 2010, 4(2), pp. 173-190. https://journals.muni.cz/mujlt/article/view/2566/2130

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Criminology and the biotechnological revolution: the rise of the “somatic” subject, Revija za kriminalistiko in kriminologijo, 58(1), 2007, pp. 3-19 (in Slovenian). https://www.policija.si/images/stories/Publikacije/RKK/PDF/2007/01/RKK2007-01_AlesZavrsnik_KriminologijaInBiotehnoloskaRevolucija.pdf


Books and edited collections

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš (ed.). Big Data, Crime and Social Control, Routledge, 2018.

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš, SELINŠEK, Liljana (eds.). Law in the Age of Big Data. University of Ljubljana: Faculty of Law; and Institute of Crimininology at the Faculty of Law, Ljubljana (in Slovenian).

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš (ed.). Drones and Unmanned Aerial Systems: Legal and Social Implications for Security and Surveillance. Cham [etc.]: Springer, 2016.

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Cybercrime. Ljubljana: IUS Software, GV založba, Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law, 2015 (in Slovenian).

ŠELIH, Alenka, ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš (eds.). Crime and transition in Central and Eastern Europe. New York [etc.]: Springer, 2012.

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš (ed.) (2010). Crime and Technology: How Computers Transform Surveillance and Privacy, Crime and Crime Control? Ljubljana: Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law (in Slovenian).

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Homo Criminalis: Depicting a Criminal in the High-tech Risk Society. Ljubljana: Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law, 2009 (in Slovenian).


Contributions to edited collections

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš, KRIŽNAR, Primož. Legal standards of location privacy in light of the mosaic theory. In: NEWELL, Bryce Clayton (ed.), TIMAN, Tjerk (ed.), KOOPS, Bert-Jaap (ed.). Surveillance, privacy and public space, (Routledge studies in surveillance, 2). Abingdon; New York: Routledge. 2018, pp. 199-220.

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Why there are no convictions of hate speech in Slovenia? From the implementation fetters to rigid explanation (Orig.: Zakaj obsodb sovražnega govora v Sloveniji ni? : od okov implementacije do rigidnosti razlage). In: SPLICHAL, Slavko (ed.). In defence of public (Orig.: Zagovor javnosti : med svobodo izražanja in sovražnim govorom, (Razprave, 33). Ljubljana: The Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. 2017, pp. 101-114.

CAMPBELL, Marilyn, ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Should cyberbullying be criminalized?. In: SMITH, Peter K., STEFFGEN, Georges (eds.). Cyberbullying through the new media: findings from an international network. London; New York: Psychology Press. 2013, pp. 65-82.

ZAVRŠNIK, Aleš. Criminal justice systems’ (over)reactions to IT security threats. In: BELLINI, Marcello (ed.). Current issues in IT security. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot. 2010, pp. 113-135.

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