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Today, Juhan Sarv, who is a former judge of Tartu Circuit Court and is due to start work as a justice of the Supreme Court from 3 February, took his oath of office before the Riigikogu.

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Villu Kõve has said in the explanatory memorandum to the relevant Resolution of the Riigikogu that Juhan Sarv is an experienced and recognised lawyer. His long-time work experience as an adviser to the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court and as a judge of Tartu Circuit Court allows him to contribute significantly to the work of the Supreme Court and the further development of Estonian criminal law.

Sarv graduated from the University of Tartu with a degree in law in 2002. He worked as an adviser to the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court in 2002–2017. Sarv has been working as a judge of Tartu Circuit Court since August 2017. In addition, he is one of the authors of the Penal Code, the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia, the Courts Act and the Constitutional Review Court Procedure Act.

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Video recordings of the sittings of the Riigikogu can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/riigikogu
(Please note that the recording will be uploaded with a delay.)

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