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21.10.2022

On Wednesday, 19 October, the Supreme Courts of Estonia and Ukraine held a cooperation seminar Court in the Context of War in Tartu, where Ukrainian colleagues spoke about their work and administrating justice during the war.

30.06.2022

The recently published yearbook of the Estonian courts provides the reader with a selection of articles on salient legal topics, analysis on the organization and problems of judicial training, a graphic overview of the gender and age-related distribution of the judiciary and statistics on the work of the court system.

10.05.2022

The Supreme Court of Estonia hosted representatives of the Supreme Courts of Latvia and Lithuania in Tartu from 27 to 29 April 2022.

15.03.2022

On Tuesday, March 15, the Supreme Court en banc issued a judgment that has an important role in clarifying the relation between the Estonian Constitution and European Union law and ensuring the equal treatment of people with disabilities.

3.03.2022

The Supreme Court of Estonia sent a statement of support to its Ukrainian colleagues on Wednesday, March 2, expressing its full support and hoping that the aggression would end soon and that Ukraine would be able to restore its constitutional order.

18.06.2021

The Yearbook of Estonian Courts 2020 is dedicated to the publicity of administration of justice and the closely related data protection issues.

11.03.2021

Approved in a written meeting of the Council for Administration of Courts between 2 and 5 February 2021.

20.10.2020

The Supreme Court en banc rejected the petition of the President of the Republic to declare the law being the basis of the mandatory funded pension reform unconstitutional.

1.06.2020

Published in electronic format for the first time, the Yearbook of the Estonian Courts investigates, among other things, information technology developments in Estonian courts, the related trouble and increase in happiness of the judges, and what the future administration of justice could look like in a world that is becoming ever more digitalised. 

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