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JURIDICA INTERNATIONAL. LAW REVIEW.
UNIVERSITY OF TARTU (1632)

Pruks, Peep

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Job

  • Head of Iuridicum Foundation

Personal data

  • Born: May 24, 1963, Vastseliina

Education

  • PhD, University of Tartu, 1992
  • Candidate of Law Degree Programme, University of Tartu, 1988–1991
  • Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1986 (cum laude)

Career

  • Director, School of Law, University of Tartu, January 2016–current
  • Project Manager, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, May 2011–current
  • Director, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, September 2006–September 2009
  • Member, Board of Directors, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, September 2005–August 2006
  • Project Manager, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, May 2004–August 2005
  • Senior Researcher Extraordinary, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2001–2002
  • Researcher Extraordinary, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2000–2001
  • Lecturer Extraordinary, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1999–2000
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1991–1999
  • Head, Iuridicum Foundation, 1998–current
  • Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1992–1998
  • Assistant Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1991–1992
  • Senior Assistant, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1986–1991

Professional activity and membership

  • Member of the Organising Committee, 35. Estonian Lawyers’ Days, 4-5 October 2018, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, Conference ‘E-volution of Data Protection (Implementation of Data Protection Reform)’, 7-8 September 2017, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, 34. Estonian Lawyers’ Days, 13-14 October 2016, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, Conference ‘Twenty Years of Commercial Code: Estonian and European Company Law Experiences and Perspectives’, 22-23 October 2015, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, 33. Estonian Lawyers’ Days, 2-3 October 2014, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, International Conference ‘Twenty Years of Estonia´s Law of Property Act - Experience and Perspectives’, 28-29 November 2013, Tartu, Estonia
  • Main Organiser, Conference ‘Juridica's 200th Issue Reader Conference’ , 30 May 2013, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, International Conference ‘Ten Years of Estonia´s Law of Obligations Act and Development of the Law of Obligations throughout Europe’, 29-30 November 2012, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, 32. Estonian Lawyers’ Days, 4-5 October 2012, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, 31. Estonian Lawyers’ Days , 30 September–1 October 2010, Tartu, Estonia
  • Main Organiser, Research Conference ‘Importance of Legal Science in the Formation of the Estonian Legal Order’, 11 September 2009, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, XXX Estonian Lawyers’ Days , 16–17 October 2008, Tartu, Estonia
  • Main Organiser, International Seminar ‘Schuld oder Gefährlichkeit - das Dilemma des Strafrechts’ , 19 September 2008, Tartu, Estonia
  • Main Organiser, International Conference ‘Developments in European Law: European Initiatives (CFR) and Reform of Civil Law in New Member States’ (dedicated to the 375th anniversary of the University of Tartu), 15-16 November 2007, Tartu, Estonia
  • Main Organiser, Conference ‘15 Years of Juridica’ , 12 October 2007, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, XXIX Estonian Lawyers’ Days: 15 Years of Legal Reforms in Estonia , 19–20 October 2006, Tartu, Estonia
  • Main Organiser, International Conference ‘European Legal Harmony: Goals and Milestones’ (dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Juridica International), 6 December 2005, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, XXVIII Estonian Lawyers’ Days , 21–22 October 2004, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Organising Committee, XXVII Estonian Lawyers’ Days , 9–10 October 2003, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Advisory Board, EU Accession Monitoring Program of the Open Society Institute, 2002
  • Main Organiser, Conference ‘Academic Legal Education in Estonia’ , 7 Juni 2002, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Council, Publishing House Juura, 2001–current
  • Member of the Organising Committee, International Symposium ‘Legislation and Legal Policy’ , 28 September–1 October 2000, Tartu, Estonia
  • Member of the Board of PRAXIS, Centre for Policy Studies, 2000–2002
  • Chairman of the Organising Committee, International Conference ‘Estonian Civil Law in European Private Law Context’ , 27-28 September 2001
  • Founding Member, Law Philosophy Society of Estonia, 1999
  • Chairman of the Board, Open Estonia Foundation (OEF), 2000–2002; Member of the Board, Open Estonia Foundation, 1999–2002
  • Representative of the University of Tartu, Competition and Accreditation Commission of Prosecutors, 1998–2001
  • Member of the Council, Publishing House Ilmamaa, 1997–2003 
  • Member of the Organising Committee, International Seminar ‘Medicine and Law’ , 6-7 December, 1996, Tartu, Estonia
  • Editor and Member of the Editorial Board, Law Journal Juridica International, 1996–current
  • Member of the Study Commission, University of Tartu, 1996–1997
  • Member of the Council, Estonian Law Centre Foundation (ELC), 1995–1998, 2007-2009
  • Member of the Organising Committee, International Seminar ‘Legislative and Practical Battle Against Organised Crime’ , March 28–29, 1995, Tartu, Estonia
  • Expert in the Programmes concerning Law by the Open Estonia Foundation (OEF), 1995–1999
  • Open Estonia Foundation (OEF) project: Creation of Training Database for Jurists, 1995–1996
  • Member of the Statutes Commission, University of Tartu, 1995
  • Member of the Work Group for Drafting the University of Tartu Act, 1994–1995
  • Chairman of the Board, Lawyers’ Training Centre, 1994–1999
  • Coordinator of 1994 Legal Reform Programme, initiated by the Open Estonia Foundation (OEF), representative of the Law Faculty. As a result of this programme the following projects were realised: 1994–1997 public competitions for obtaining legal textbooks and monographs for higher educational establishments. Up to now more than sixty textbooks, monographs and collections have been published; 1994–1996 research competitions for undergraduate and postgraduate law students
  • Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia, European Commission for Democracy Through Law (Venice Commission), 1994–1995
  • Editor and Member of the Editorial Board, Law Journal Juridica, 1993–current
  • Agreement of Cooperation with the Law Society of Scotland concerning publication of law journal Juridica, 1993–1995
  • Member of the Council, University of Tartu, 1992–1998
  • Agreement of Cooperation with the University of Glasgow, Faculty of Law and Financial Studies concerning publication of law books and exchange of lecturers. Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation and the British Council, 1992–1994
  • Chairman of the Organising Committee, International Conference ‘European Law Week’ , September 14–19, 1992, Tartu, Estonia. The conference was held under the auspices of the Council of Europe, Council of Europe Coordinator – Head of Legal Directorate E. Harremoes
  • Chairman of the Council, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1992–1998; Member of the Council, 1991–2002 and 2005-2009
  • Founding Member, Estonian Academic Law Society (EAÕS), 1988–2008

Studies abroad

  • Work assignment related business trips to Australia, Austria, Belgium, China and Hongkong, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
  • Colchester English Study Centre, United Kingdom, 2001
  • University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, 1993
  • University of Münster, Institut für Interdisziplinäre Baltische Studien, Germany, 1993
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Strafrecht, Freiburg, Germany, 1991
  • University of Torun, Poland, 1989

Hobbies and community work

  • President of the Round Table Tartu No. 3, 2001; Member of the Round Table Estonia, 1990–2001
  • Computers, Photography

Honours/Awards

  • Letter of Gratitude, Estonian Chamber of Bailiffs and Trustees in Bankruptcy, 2015
  • Letter of Gratitude, Supreme Court of Estonia, 2013
  • Medal, University of Tartu, 2013
  • Letter of Gratitude, University of Tartu, 2012
  • Letter of Gratitude, University of Tartu, 2009
  • Letter of Gratitude, University of Tartu, 2005
  • Badge of Distinction, University of Tartu, 2005

Teaching practice

  • Criminalistics, 1992–2002
  • Criminalistics (Seminars), 1985–1992

Publications

  • Constitution of the Republic of Estonia. Commented Edition. 4rd ed., Ü. Madise, H.Kalmo, L.Mälksoo, R.Narits, P. Pruks, J.Raidla, P.Vinkel (eds.). Tallinn: Juura, 2017. 1160 p. (in Estonian).
  • P. Pruks. Law Journals Juridica and Juridica International. In: L. Soobik. English for Law Students. Tallinn: Juura, 2013, pp. 18-20.
  • Constitution of the Republic of Estonia. Commented Edition. 3rd ed., Ü. Madise, B.Aaviksoo, H.Kalmo, L.Mälksoo, R.Narits, P. Pruks, P.Vinkel (eds.). Tallinn: Juura, 2012. 1048 p. (in Estonian).
  • Importance of Legal Science in the Formation of the Estonian Legal Order. Research Conference for the 60th Jubilee of Professor Kalle Merusk. Compiled by P. Pruks. Tallinn: Juura, 2009. 88 p. (in Estonian).
  • Tractatus terribiles. Collection of Articles for the 60th Jubilee of Professor Jaan Sootak. Compiled by A. Parmas, P. Pruks. Tallinn: Juura, 2009. 240 p. (in Estonian).
  • Constitution of the Republic of Estonia. Commented Edition. 2nd ed., E.-J. Truuväli, B.Aaviksoo, O.Kask, L.Lehis, L. Madise, Ü.Madise, K. Merusk, L.Mälksoo, R.Narits, V. Olle, P. Pruks (eds.). Tallinn: Juura, 2008. 885 p. (in Estonian).
  • Nullum ius sine scientia. Festschrift für Jaan Sootak zum 60. Geburtstag am 16. Juli 2008. Herausgeber A. Parmas und P. Pruks. Tallinn: Juura, 2008. 320 S.
  • P. Pruks. Iuridicum Database and Upcoming Tenth Anniversary of Juridica International. - Baltic Yearbook of International Law. Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. Volume 5, 2005, pp. 365-367.
  • Constitution of the Republic of Estonia. Commented Edition, A.Allmann, T. Annus, M. Ernits, H.Lindpere, U. Lõhmus, O. Kask, E. Kergandberg, K. Land, L. Lehis, J. Liventaal, L. Madise, Ü.Madise, E. Markvart, R. Maruste, K. Merusk, A. Mõttus, R.Narits, V. Olle, P. Pruks, H. Pisuke, J.Põld, A. Reenumägi, U. Reinsalu, P.Roosma, M. Ruttu, V. Saarmets, H. Schneider, E.-J. Truuväli. Tallinn: Juura, 2002. 758 p. (in Estonian).
  • Restricting Corruption in Estonia: Legal Issues. Compiled by P. Pruks. Tartu: Iuridicum Foundation, 2002. 280 p.
  • Faculty of Law. University of Tartu. Compiled by P. Pruks. Tartu: Iuridicum Foundation, 2001, 232 p.
  • L. Soobik. English for Lawyers. Editor P. Pruks. Tartu: Iuridicum Foundation, 2001, 316 p.
  • P. Pruks. On the Possibility of Law in Estonian Society. Influential Thinkers. Estonia 2000: State of Mind. Eesti Ekspress Essay Compilation. B. Pilvre (ed.). Tallinn, 2001, pp. 80-83 (in Estonian).
  • P. Pruks. On Formation of Policy Analysis and Legal Policy in Estonia. – Rechtstheorie. Zeitschrift für Logik, Me­tho­denlehre, Kybernetik und Soziologie des Rechts. Berlin: Duncker-Humblot. 31, 2000, S. 337-347.
  • P. Pruks. Some Problems of Development of Academic Legal Education. Tartu: Lawyers Training Centre, 1996, pp. 60–80 (in Estonian).
  • P. Pruks. Training of Jurists: Current State and Perspectives. – Academic Education in Law and Complementary Training of Lawyers. Tartu: Lawyers Training Centre, 1996, pp. 97–111 (in Estonian).
  • John P. Grant, L. Kostabi, L. Soobik. English for Lawyers. Editor P. Pruks. Tartu, 1994.
  • P. Pruks. Criminal Procedure: Scientific ‘Lie Detection ’ (Instrumental Diagnosis of Emotional Tension and its Use in Criminal Procedure), Tartu, 1992, 199 p. (in Russian).

Languages

  • Estonian (Native)
  • English (Good)
  • Russian (Good)
  • German (Satisfactory)

Articles in Juridica

  • New Coming of Continuing Education in the Law Faculty of the University of Tartu, Juridica Abstract, 2013, No. 5, pp. 355-359
  • On the Past, Future and Web of Juridica on the Eve of Its 200th Volume, Juridica Abstract, 2013, No. 4, pp. 282-292
  • Juridica at the Start of a New Decade, Juridica Abstract, 2011, No. 1, pp. 78-83
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 2010, No. 2, p. 73
  • 150 Issues and 15 Years of Juridica – Where Do We Go from Here? Juridica Abstract, 2008, No. 4, pp. 257-264
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 2008, No. 4, p. 209
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 2003, No. 9, p. 595
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 2003, No. 5, p. 291
  • Upcoming 100th Issue of Juridica: Evaluations by Users of the Web Version, Juridica Abstract, 2003, No. 4, pp. 281-287
  • Andres Parmas, the First Recipient of Grant of Professor Ilmar Rebane, Juridica Abstract, 2002, No. 9, pp. 639-640
  • The Iuridicum Database: for Whom and Why? Juridica Abstract, 2002, No. 4, pp. 268-274
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 2002, No. 3, p. 137
  • Policy analysis and legal policy in Estonia, Juridica Abstract, 2000, No. 10, pp. 623-632
  • Accreditation of Legal Education in Estonia and Its Legal Grounds (based on the example of the Law Faculty of the University of Tartu), Juridica Abstract, 1998, No. 8, pp. 407-421
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 1998, No. 8, p. 381
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 1998, No. 6, p. 273
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 1998, no. 4, p. 165
  • The Open Estonia Foundation’s Support to the Contest of Legal Textbooks, Juridica Abstract, 1997, No. 4, pp. 202-203
  • Results of the Open Estonia Foundation contest in Research Papers in Law, Juridica Abstract, 1997, No. 1, pp. 39-40
  • Presentation of Legal Research and Law Textbooks Published with the Support of Open Estonia Foundation, Juridica Abstract, 1997, No. 1, pp. 37-38
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 1996, No. 1, p. 1
  • Results of the Open Estonia Foundation Contest for Legal Studies, Juridica Abstract, 1995, No. 10, pp. 472-473
  • Presentation of Law Textbooks, Juridica Abstract, 1995, No. 7, pp. 280-280
  • Lawyers’ Training Data Base, Juridica Abstract, 1995, No. 5, pp. 215-216
  • The Lawyers' Training Centre Programme of Visiting Lecturers, Juridica Abstract, 1995, No. 5, pp. 211-213
  • The Open Estonia Foundation Competition for Law Textbooks, Juridica Abstract, 1995, No. 5, pp. 209-210
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 1995, No. 5, p. 181
  • Results of Open Estonia Foundation Research Competition, Juridica Abstract, 1994, No. 10, pp. 255-256
  • Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 1994, No. 10, p. 233
  • Open Estonia Foundation Legal Reform Support Programme, Juridica Abstract, 1994, No. 1, pp. 31-31
  • Faculty Activities, Juridica Abstract, 1993, No. 5, pp. 113-114
  • At the Law Faculty, Juridica Abstract, 1993, No. 2, pp. 41-42
  • 40,000 Kroons for Postgraduates and Undergraduates of the Faculty of Law. The New Faculty Travel Fund, Juridica Abstract, 1993, No. 2, pp. 43-43
  • On the Road to an Open Society, Juridica Abstract, 1993, No. 1, pp. 17-18

Articles in Juridica International



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