15 years of constitutional review in the Supreme Court of Estonia systematized extracts of constitutional review judgments and rulings of the Supreme Court en banc and Constitutional Review Chamber in 1993-2008 by Estonia. Riigikohus

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  • Estonia,
  • Estonia. Riigikohus,
  • Constitutional courts,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Judicial review,
  • Cases,
  • History

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Other titlesFifteen years of constitutional review in the Supreme Court of Estonia
StatementSupreme Court of Estonia ; edited by Gea Suumann
ContributionsSuumann, Gea
LC ClassificationsKJS2066.5 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination343 p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24817757M
ISBN 109789985752814, 9789985752784, 9789985752821
LC Control Number2010369516

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