Riigikohus

Supreme Court of Estonia
Riigikohus
Established 21 October 1919
Country Estonia
Location Tartu
Coordinates

58°22′48″N 26°43′05″E / 58.380°N 26.718°E / 58.380; 26.718Coordinates: 58°22′48″N 26°43′05″E / 58.380°N 26.718°E / 58.380; 26.718

Authorized by Constitution of Estonia
Judge term length Life tenure
Number of positions 19
Website Official Website
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Currently Priit Pikamäe


The Supreme Court of Estonia (Estonian: Riigikohus) is the court of last resort in Estonia. It is both a court of cassation and a constitutional court. The courthouse is in Tartu.

Chief justices

  • Kaarel Parts (1919-1940)
  • Rait Maruste (1992-1998)
  • Uno Lõhmus (1998-2004)
  • Märt Rask (2004-2013)
  • Priit Pikamäe (Since 2013)

References

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