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Universal vs. Liberal Democracy?

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Khan, Ali (2003) A Theory of Universal Democracy: Beyond the End of History

I am revising one of my articles that I had proposed years ago to an Estonian social science journal. The article is about making of primary and secondary laws in the European Union in the context of universal and state-centred theories. Looking for the appropriate contextual framework, and hoping to bring clearly out distinction between human […]

How does Estonia look like in midsummer?

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How does Estonia look like in midsummer? I recently did find the nicest photos about that from one of Evelin Ilves’, the Estonian President’s  wife’s, web pages. As it was technically impossible to refer to that website otherwise, I have made a link to that web page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/album.php?aid=18620&id=119700418047863&ref=mf Unfortunately, You may first be required to log in to Facebook (after logging […]

A new article in Riigikogu Toimetised No. 21, 2010

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The Estonian parliamentary journal Riigikogu Toimetised (those Estonian words could be understood as: the Estonian Parliament’s editions) has published my article “Remedies for breach of European Union law revisited“. The article explains natural and private legal persons’ judicial and non-judicial remedies for breaches of EU law. “Remedy” is understood as a tertiary right in the prescription […]

A new article in Thesaurus Acroasium Vol. XXXIII

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To my mind, I have been subject to the greatest honour imaginable in my academic life – one of my articles “Role of regional organisations concerning challenges to peace and security in the new millennium – The European perspectives” was published in Thesaurus Acroasium, Vol. XXXIII “International Challenges to Peace and Security in the New […]

Remedies for Infringement of EU Law by States – Updated

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From June 8 to 13, 2010, a joint seminar “Private Law Modernization in the Context of National Legal System”, organized by the University of Konstanz and the University of Tartu, takes place in Tartu. The seminar is about the influence of EU consumer law (mostly the directives) on Member States’ private law, but also about the institutes […]

Entry into force of Protocol 14 to the ECHR

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On 1st of June 2010, Protocol No. 14 to the ECHR entered into force (Link to the Press Release). Protocol No. 14, inter alia, foresees the possibility that the EU accedes to the ECHR. The other major changes are that the judges are now elected for a period of nine years, and they may not […]

Problem-Based Learning Methods in Remedies Classes

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Yesterday (Saturday), I participated with a presentation „Problem-Based Learning Methods in Remedies Classes“ in a seminar: „Materials of Legal Practice as Research Objects – Methodologies and Problems“ at the University of Tartu. The outline of my presentation: What is Problem-Based Learning (PBL)? What are PBL-methods? What PBL-methods have I used in Remedies classes? Why have […]

Three International Law Events

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I found three international law events from International Law Observer that I thought I would mention here: Symposium on the Methods of interpretation of international norms, taking place in Poitiers on 25 June 2010 http://colloque-tini.conference.univ-poitiers.fr and Venice Academy of Human Rights summer program, organized by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in Venice […]

Governance in European Legal Education with the Help of E-learning Facilities

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E-learning development has been actual in Estonia during the last years. E-learning works through different educational levels and for teaching different subjects. E-learning facilitates distance learning and multi-level communication among the teachers and learners of a certain subject (that way even coordination of the work of thematic networks is possible, as indicated in the Strategy […]

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