The Supreme Court of Finland starts to publish summaries of its precedents in English


The Supreme Court of Finland has started to publish a part of its precedents as summaries in English.

The summaries concern precedents that are perceived to attract interest among the member states of the European Union or otherwise internationally. These would include for example precedents containing issues regarding the law of the European union or application of the European Convention on Human Rights.

The summaries in English can be found on the Court’s website Summaries of selected precedents

For further information, please contact: Head of Media and Communication Services Pia Sive, tel. +358 2956 40052, pia.sive(at)

Published 2.1.2018