Erne, Jaanika

Articles in Juridica International

Articles in Juridica

  • Autonomy in International Law Imperialism, Hegemony, Researcher Studying History, a Historian Studying Law, International Law and the Different Naming of International Relations. Book review. International Law and Empire. Historical Explorations. M. Koskenniemi, W. Rech, M. J. Fonseca (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press 2016, xvi + 395 p, Juridica Abstract, 2017, No. 9, pp. 659-662
  • Book Review. Cold War Fronts in East Asia through the Eyes of Historians, Juridica Abstract, 2016, No. 8, pp. 598-600
  • Protection of the Right of an Individual Via Disputing an Act or Inaction of a European Community Institution, Juridica Abstract, 2005, No. 10, pp. 682-692
  • Protection of Individual Rights In Cases Where the State Violates European Community Law, Juridica Abstract, 2005, No. 5, pp. 340-350
  • Judicial Protection of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms in the European Union, Juridica Abstract, 2003, No. 9, pp. 607-615
  • Mediation Proceedings as an Option for the Out-of-Court Settlement of Civil Disputes, Juridica Abstract, 2003, No. 7, pp. 485-495
  • Preliminary Rulings of the European Court of Justice: Requesting Such Rulings and Their Effect on the National Legal System, Juridica Abstract, 2000, No. 5, pp. 300-311



  • M.A., European Union Law, University of London, 2008
  • Doctoral Student, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2004-2009
  • PG. Dip. European Union Law, University of London, King´s College, 2006
  • Magister iuris, University of Tartu, 2004
  • LLM, Public International Law, University of Helsinki, 2003
  • B.A., Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2000

Main areas of research

  • Conferral of Powers and Legal Remedies in International Law and European Community Law

Professional activity and membership

  • Member, British Institute of International Comparative Law
  • Member, University Association for Contemporary European Studies
  • Member, Estonian Academic Law Society (EAÕS)

Participation in scientific conferences and seminars

  • Research Paper ‘Contract, Tort and Responsibility under European Union Public Law’. International Seminar ‘Roman Law and Modernity: Contract, Tort and Deliquency in Roman and Modern Private and Public Law’. University of Tartu, 25-28 August 2006
  • Research Paper ‘European Lawyers Interpreting Delegated Sovereignty’. First European Socio-Legal Conference ‘European Ways of Law’. University of Sancti Spiritus, Oñati, 6-8 July 2005
  • Research Paper ‘Institutional Co-operation in/of Non-unitary Actors of International Law’. EuroFaculty Confernce ‘National Application and Implementation of European Union Law’. University of Vilnius, 19.-20 May 2005
  • ‘Functional Constitutionalization of International Treaty Law with Regard to the ‘New’ Principle of Conferral in the Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe’. Baltic Social Sciences Winter Workshop, University of Latvija, Riga, December 10-12, 2004
  • ‘Narratives about Knowledge and Argumentation in the Postmodern Era’. Young Researchers’ Joint Seminar, University of Tartu/University of Helsinki, Tvärminne September 27–29, 2004
  • ‘Development of the Doctrine of Enforcement in the European Union’. WG ‘Formal and Informal Aspects of Constitution Building’, ECPR Second Pan-European Conference on EU Politics: Implications of A Wider Europe: Politics, Institutions and Diversity, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna, June 24-26, 2004
  • ‘Developments Concerning Human Rights and the Doctrine of Enforcement in the European Union’. UACES Fifth Southern Regional Conference, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, May 8, 2004
  • ‘The Concept of Market as Interpreted by the European Commission and the Court of Justice’. International Seminar: Business, Law and Economics, University of Helsinki, November 27-29, 2003
  • Research Paper ‘The Role of the European Court of Justice and the European Commission in Constitutionalization of the European Union Administrative Law’. Hanseatic-Baltic Summer School ‘Governments Between States and Markets’. Internationales Institut für Politik und Wirtschaft. Hamburg, Haus Rissen, 28.07.-08.08.2003
  • ‘Co-operation Between the European Court of Justice and National Courts’. UACES Fourth Annual Northern Regional Conference, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, May 10, 2003
  • ‘Integration with the European Union as a Step towards Greater Security in the Region’. Conference: Back to Europe: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland at the Last Stage of the European Union Accession Process, Law University of Lithuania, Vilnius, April 10-12, 2003
  • ‘Methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the European Union’, Estonian Academic Law Society (EAÕS), Tartu, January 15, 2003
  • ‘Legislative Problems Concerning Trade Unions in Estonia. Comparison of the Estonian Draft Trade Union Act with the ILO Instruments: the ICESCR and the ESC’, EuroFaculty semester meeting, University of Tartu/University of Vilnius/University of Latvia, Liepaja, April 1, 2000
  • ‘Judicial Co-operation in Civil Matters. Recognition and Execution of Foreign Judgments in Estonia’. Conference ‘Rechts und Amtshilfe im Ostseeraum’, Institute für Osteuropäisches Rechts, University of Kiel, Kiel, November 22-26, 2002

Studies abroad

  • 37th Annual Study Session ‘International Protection of Human Rights and Victims Rights’. International Center for University Human Rights Teaching. Strasbourg, July 3-28, 2006
  • 33rd Annual session ‘International Law Enforcement – New Tendencies’. University of Thessaloniki, Institute of Public Law and International Relations. September 4-24, 2005
  • Seminar ‘EU Constitutional Law’, European Academy of Law, Trier, June 22–24, 2005. Participant
  • Seminar ‘Current Developments in Community Law’, European Academy of Law, Trier, May 09–10, 2005. Participant
  • Library of the European Court of Justice. Luxembourg, December 13-22, 2004
  • United Kingdom Association for European Law. Conference ‘Modernization of EC Competition Law: Uncertainties and Opportunities’, King’s College, University of London, London, January 23, 2004
  • European Commission, Trainee, Legal Service (Internal Market), 1.10.2003-29.02.2004
  • Conference ‘Regional Integration and Public Goods’, United Nations University, Brügge, November 20-21, 2003
  • 30th Annual Session ‘International Challenges to Peace and Security in the New Millennium’, Institute of Public Law and International Relations, University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, September 2-20, 2002
  • 15th Summer Seminar on International Law ‘The Enforcement of International Law, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, August 19-30, 2002
  • Course ‘Managing Conflict and Fostering Democratic Dialogue’, Central European University (CEU), Budapest, 2002
  • Seminar ‘On the Way to the Hague. Seminar on Current Aspects of the ICC’, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, February 27–March 3, 2002
  • Symposium ‘Fundamental Aspects of Human Rights’, Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, February 22-23, 2002
  • Erasmus-program Exchange-student, University of Helsinki, 1 January-31 May 2001


  • J. Erne. Estonia. – X. L. Xenopoulos (Ed.) External Relations of the EU and the Member States: Competence, Mixed Agreements, International Responsibility and Effects of International Law. - FIDE 2006 National Reports, pp. 55-79.
  • J. Erne. Kohtualluvusnõude kujunemine kolmanda isiku menetlusse kaasamisel Rahvusvahelise Kohtu statuudi artikli 62 alusel (Development of the Requirement for Jurisdictional Link Under Article 62 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice). - Acta Societatis Martensis 2005, No. 1, pp. 27-41.
  • J. Erne. Judicial Co-operation in Civil Matters – Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Republic of Estonia. – A. Trunk, A.-M. Nuutila, V. Nekrošius (Hrsg.). Rechts- und Amtshilfe im Ostseeraum – Judicial and Administrative Assistance in the Baltic Sea Area. Berlin: Berliner Wissenschafts – Verlag, 2005, S. 71-85.
  • J. Erne. Õiguskaitsevahendid Euroopas. Seminariülesanded (Legal Remedies in Europe. Seminar Assignments). - Tallinn: Kirjastus Juura, 2005, 47 p.
  • J. Erne. Probleeme Euroopa Ühenduse õiguse ja siseriikliku õiguse suhet puudutavate põhimõtete kohaldamisel – ühenduse õiguse ülimuslikkuse põhimõte Euroopa Kohtu ja siseriiklike konstitutsionikohtute käsitluses. (Problems Concerning the Application of the Principles About the Relationship Between European Community Law and Internal Law – the Principle of Supremacy of Community Law in the Practice of the European Court of Justice and the Internal Courts). - Riigikohtu lahendid Eesti õiguskorras: tähendus ja kriitika. Riigikohtu teadustööde konkursi kogumik, 2005, pp. 78-102.
  • J. Erne. Põhiõiguste areng ning kohtulik kaitse Euroopa Liidus (The Development of Fundamental Rights and Their Judicial Protection in the European Union). - Akadeemia No 11, 2004, pp. 2452-2473.
  • J. Erne. The Role of the European Court of Justice and the European Commission in Constitutionalization of the European Union Administrative Law. Rissener Einblicke (Hamburger Zeitschrift für Politik und Wirtschaft) No.10-11, Haus Rissen, 2003.
  • J. Erne. Estonia´s Integration into International Supranational Organizations – A Step Towards Greater Security in the Region? - Journal of European Affairs, 2003, No. 1, Vol. 1, pp. 42-50.
  • M.-L. Sepper, J. Erne (eessõna, toim), H. Lindpere (toim), R. Hanski, M. Suksi (toim). Rahvusvahelised inimõigused ja nende kaitse: sissejuhatav käsiraamat.- Tallinn: Õigustõlkebüroo Interlex, 2001.


  • Estonian (Native)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Russian (Good)
  • German (Satisfactory)
  • French (Satisfactory)
  • Finnish (Fair)
  • Greek (Fair)