Alum Roosma Elected to ECtHR

June 28, 2019

On June 26, 2019 the Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) of the Council of Europe elected Peeter Roosma as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Estonia.

Peeter Roosma is a graduate of the University of Tartu's law school (1995) and an alum of the LLM program in comparative constitutional law (LEGS ‘97).

Before joining the Registry of the ECtHR in 2004 as a lawyer, he worked at the Supreme Court’s Constitutional Review Chamber, starting in 1997 as an advisor. Since 2016 he has been a judge of the Supreme Court of Estonia, and also served as an ad hoc judge at the ECtHR. From 1998 to 2003 he also taught at the University of Tartu. 

The Department of Legal Studies wishes Judge Roosma great success in his new position.