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25 November, 2019

In criminal cases, the most common reason for initiation of cassation proceedings is incorrect application of a punishment

In the first ten months of this year, the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court (Senate) annulled or amended rulings of first instance courts and courts of appeal in more than half of cases examined. Furthermore, in two out of five annulled or modified rulings (38%) the errors in application of a punishment have been found as shows the statistics of the Supreme Court.

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Added: 29 November, 2019

12.11.2019. Administratīvo lietu departamenta lēmums lietā Nr. SKA-1640/2019

Pašvaldības rīcības brīvība autonomo funkciju organizēšanā; Pašvaldības lēmuma par nekustamā īpašuma nodošanas bezatlīdzības lietošanā izbeigšanu izvērtējums

Added: 28 November, 2019

04.10.2019. Krimināllietu departamenta lēmums lietā Nr. SKK-48/2019

Jauna sprieduma taisīšana apelācijas instances tiesā

Added: 28 November, 2019

16.10.2019. Krimināllietu departamenta lēmums lietā Nr. SKK-705/2019

Vienošanās protokolā paredzētā soda mēra precizēšana

Added: 27 November, 2019

04.11.2019. Civillietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKC-103/2019

Apdrošinātāja pienākums pierādīt papildu informācijas nepieciešamību regresa prasības ietvaros

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30th anniversary celebration of the General Court of the European Union. September 25, 2019

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The Conference marks the 15th anniversary of Administrative Courts in Latvia. September 6, 2019

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News and current events

25 November, 2019

In criminal cases, the most common reason for initiation of cassation proceedings is incorrect application of a punishment

In the first ten months of this year, the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court (Senate) annulled or amended rulings of first instance courts and courts of appeal in more than half of cases examined. Furthermore, in two out of five annulled or modified rulings (38%) the errors in application of a punishment have been found as shows the statistics of the Supreme Court.

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Added: 29 November, 2019

12.11.2019. Decision on Ancillary Complain of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-1640/2019

Discretional rights of the local government (municipality) in the organization of autonomous functions; Assessment of the decision of the local government(municipality) regarding the termination of the handover for use of immovable property without compensation; Obviously unfounded application for review of the legality of the termination of a public law contract

Added: 28 November, 2019

16.10.2019. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-705/2019

Correction of the punishment stipulated in the minutes of an agreement proceedings

Added: 28 November, 2019

04.10.2019. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-48/2019

Rendering of a new judgment in the appellate instance court

Added: 27 November, 2019

04.11.2019. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-103/2019

Obligation of the insurer to prove the necessity of additional information within the framework of the subrogation actions

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