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Leander Beinlich

Research Fellow

beinlich@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

International and Regional Human Rights Protection, Access to Justice, Reparation in Armed Conflict, Business and Human Rights, German Constitutional Law, Public Comparative Law

Academic Career:

Since 2017: Research Fellow at the MPIL; dissertation project (Freie Universität Berlin): Effektiver individueller Rechtsschutz gegen Völkerrechtsverletzungen vor nationalen Gerichten - Zwischen völkerrechtlichen An- und Überforderungen

2017: First state examination in law (J.D. equivalent) in Heidelberg

2014: Five month traineeship at the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) in Berlin

2012-2017: Student assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law and the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

2011-2017: Law studies (special focus on public international law), University of Heidelberg

Publications

Recent

  • Access granted, access barred? Exploring the interplay of human rights and states’ domestic liability regimes in the context of individual reparation claims. In: Marxsen/Peters (eds.), Reparation for Victims of Armed Conflict: Impulses from the Max Planck Trialogues, Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (Heidelberg Journal of International Law) 78/3, 625-628 (2018). pre-print: MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2018-19
  • Der Amtshaftungsanspruch und Auslandseinsätze der Bundeswehr. Eine verfassungsrechtliche und rechtsvergleichende Betrachtung aus Anlass des Kunduz-Urteils des Bundesgerichtshofs (with Paulina Starski), in: Jahrbuch des öffentlichen Rechts der Gegenwart (Neue Folge) 66 (2018), 299-336. https://www.mohr.de/buch/jahrbuch-des-oeffentlichen-rechts-der-gegenwart-neue-folge-9783161557811

    Closing a justice gap or opening Pandora's box? A conference on the Italian Constitutional Court's Sentenza 238/2014 as well as the relationship between state immunity and claims of compensation for war crimes, in: questionegiustizia.it (http://www.questionegiustizia.it/doc/Report_remedies_against_immunities_leanderbeinlich_qg.pdf), 21 July 2017

    Das Ende der Menschenrechtsklagen nach dem Alien Tort Statute? Ein Kommentar zum Kiobel-Urteil und seinen Auswirkungen (with Miriam Saage-Maaß), in: Kritische Justiz 48 (2015), 146-159 (https://www.nomos-elibrary.de).

Presentations

14 May 2018

The right of access to a court and its boundaries - The ECtHR's decision in Naït-Liman v Switzerland

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

29 Jan 2018

Abschiebung von "Gefährdern" zum Schutze der Allgemeinheit - Die zunehmende Wichtigkeit des § 58a Aufenthaltsgesetz

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (together with Jakob Lehners)

23 Sep 2017

Staatshaftung im bewaffneten Konflikt

Presentation at the 19th Annual Convention of the Forum Justizgeschichte "NS-Verfolgte und ihr Kampf um Anerkennung und Entschädigung" (22-24 September 2017) at the German Academy of Judges, Wustrau

Teaching

Summer term 2018

International Law Colloquium

"Staatshaftung in bewaffneten Konflikt aus menschenrechtlicher und verfassungsrechtlicher Perspektive", Juristische Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg, 25 June 2018

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

The Individualisation of War, Conference, European University Institute (Florence), 11.06.2018 - 12.06.2018

Reparations for Victims of Armed Conflict - Max Planck Trialogues on the Law of Peace and War, Vol. III (Harnack-Haus, Berlin), 10.11.2017 - 11.11.2017

Co-organisation of the Junges Forum "Race and Law: French and German Crossperspectives" at the Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 19.10.2017 - 20.10.2017

19th Annual Convention of the Forum Justizgeschichte "NS-Verfolgte und ihr Kampf um Anerkennung und Entschädigung"  at the German Academy of Judges, Wustrau, 22.09.2017 - 24.09.2017

Remedies against Immunity? Reconciling International and Domestic Law after the Italian Constitutional Court's Sentenza 238/2014 (Villa Vigoni, Lake Como, Italy), 11.05.2017 - 13.05.2017

The Applicability of International Humanitarian Law - Max Planck Trialogues on the Law of Peace and War, Vol. II (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law), 30.03.2017 - 31.03.2017

Courts, Treaties, Custom and the Use of Force, Duke University-Geneva Conference, University of Geneva, 10.07.2015 - 11.07.2015

Honours

2013-2017 Scholarship of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Memberships

European Society of International Law

Miscellaneous

Conferences on the constitutional processes in Yemen and Libya

Conferences on the Yemeni Constitutional Process, 2017 (International IDEA)

Organisational support of three one week conferences with Yemeni and international (constitutional law) experts on the Yemeni constitutional process at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, for International IDEA

Study trip of members of the Libyan Constitutional Drafting Assembly, 2015 (Democracy Reporting International)

Organisational support of a study trip for members of the Libyan Constitutional Drafting Assembly to the German Federal Constitutional Court, the Federal Administrative Court and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, for Democracy Reporting International

Languages

German, English, French, Arabic (low), Italian (low)

PhD representative at the MPIL (since 2018)