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8 January, 2021

Last year, the rate of review of cases in the Senate has increased

Last year, the Senate reviewed 2945 cases, which is 12% more cases than received during the year. The positive case review rate*, which is higher than in the previous year, indicates that the backlog of cases in the Senate is decreasing.

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Added: 15 January, 2021

15.12.2020. Civillietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKC-231/2020

Laba ticība kā kritērijs Civillikuma 1074. un 1075. pantā paredzēto subjektīvo tiesību izlietošanas robežu noteikšanai

Added: 14 January, 2021

2020. Civillietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKC-[G]/2020

Mazākuma dalībnieku tiesību aizsardzība akciju atpirkšanas piedāvājuma neesības gadījumā

Added: 14 January, 2021

15.12.2020. Civillietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKC-693/2020

Ar patērētāju noslēgta līguma teksta salasāmības prasība

Added: 14 January, 2021

10.12.2020. Civillietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKC-1335/2020

Darbinieka sociālās garantijas, ja darba tiesisko attiecību turpināšana nav iespējama sakarā ar darba vietas pārcelšanu

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Professional Themis Award 2020 is given to Janis Geks, Judge assistant of the Department of Administrative Cases. December 22, 2020

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Virtual seminar of the Department of Administrative Cases and administrative judges of lower courts. December 18, 2020

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Greetings of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to new advocates at the oath giving ceremony. December 11, 2020

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The judiciary – Aigars Strupiss, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and Sanita Osipova, President of the Constitutional Court, by the Freedom Monument. November 18, 2020

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Employees and senators of the Supreme Court in the photograph dedicated to 25-year anniversary of restored Senate. October, 2020

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The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court meets with the Speaker of the Saeima. October 6, 2020

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The 25th anniversary of the Senate is celebrated with a discussion about senator’s personality. October 2, 2020

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Opening of the Gallery of Portraits of former Chief Justices of the Supreme Court. October 2, 2020

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The President of Latvia participates in the celebration dedicated to the ten-year anniversary of the Judicial Council. September 28, 2020

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Meeting of judges of the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court. September 25, 2020

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The Supreme Court shares its experience with Ukrainian judges on court work during the pandemic. September 21–22, 2020

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Senator Normunds Salenieks is elected as the Chair of the Department of Civil Cases. September 11, 2020

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Senator Dzintra Balta is elected to the Judicial Council. September 11, 2020

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News and current events

8 January, 2021

Last year, the rate of review of cases in the Senate has increased

Last year, the Senate reviewed 2945 cases, which is 12% more cases than received during the year. The positive case review rate*, which is higher than in the previous year, indicates that the backlog of cases in the Senate is decreasing.

Archive of events

Case-law news

Added: 15 January, 2021

15.12.2020. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-231/2020

Good faith as a criterion for determining the limits of the exercise of subjective rights provided for in Sections 1074 and 1075 of the Civil Law; Aspect of application of Section 44, Paragraph 11 of the Civil Procedure Law

Added: 14 January, 2021

10.12.2020. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-1335/2020

Social guarantees of an employee if continuation of employment relationship is not possible due to the transfer of the place of work

Added: 14 January, 2021

15.12.2020. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-693/2020

Requirement of legibility of text of a contract concluded with a consumer

Added: 14 January, 2021

2020. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-[G]/2020

Protection of rights of minority shareholders in the absence of an offer of repurchase of shares

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