About events

The print version

About events

24 October, 2019

“Interference with the administration of justice is unacceptable,” states the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

The course of court proceedings must be as effective as possible in every case and the court must reach a fair judgment as soon as possible. This is particularly important in the criminal case of the Zolitude tragedy, as stated by Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. At the same time, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court points out that neither he nor the judges of the Supreme Court have the right to intervene in the organizational matters of a lower court and to influence the course of the proceedings.
22 October, 2019

The Supreme Court is visited by the Spanish Ambassador to Latvia Susana Cámara Angulo

On 22 October, the Supreme Court was visited by the Spanish Ambassador to Latvia, Susana Cámara Angulo, who was appointed to this position last autumn.
21 October, 2019

Former Senator Valerijans Jonikans is awarded the title of Judge Emeritus

The Council for the Judiciary awarded the title of Judge Emeritus to former Supreme Court Senator Valerijans Jonikans, who ceased to hold judicial office on April 30, 2019.
25 September, 2019

Chair of the Department participates in the colloquium dedicated to 30th anniversary of the General Court of the European Union

On 25 September, the General Court of the European Union celebrates its 30th anniversary. To honour this event, a colloquium "The General Court of the European Union in the Digital Era" is being held in Luxembourg, attended by Veronika Krumina, Chair of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court.
20 September, 2019

Delegation of the Supreme Court of Slovenia visits Latvia

This week, the Supreme Court welcomed a delegation from the Supreme Court of Slovenia, headed by Damijan Florjančič, President of the Supreme Court of Slovenia. The guests came to Latvia to get acquainted with the experience of Latvian colleagues in ensuring the performance of the Supreme Court and to share their experience in this matter.
3 September, 2019

The great granddaughter of Kristaps Valters, the first Chief Justice of the Senate, visits Latvia

The centenary of the Senate of Latvia has left lasting historical traces not only in the judicial system of Latvia, but also in the families of senators. Thanks to information available on the website of the Supreme Court about the planting of a memorial oak in honour of Kristaps Valters, first Chief Justice of the Senate, his great granddaughter Christine Valters Paintner learned about her great grandfather's role in the history of Latvia. She also learned that neither the Supreme Court nor the Senator’s hometown Kuldiga has any information about descendants of Kristaps Valters, so she contacted us and came to Latvia.
28 August, 2019

Colleagues from Braunschweig learn about the work of the Supreme Court of Latvia

On August 28, Reinis Odins, legal research counsel to the Department of Civil Cases, met with young lawyers from Germany who are currently undergoing traineeship at the Braunschweig Higher Regional Court and are visiting Latvia for the exchange of experience.
21 August, 2019

Latest issue of the Compilation of Rulings of the Senate

The Courthouse Agency, in cooperation with the Supreme Court, has published a summary of the most important rulings in 2018 adopted under the cassation procedure. This is the twenty-third yearbook of Supreme Court rulings, and the name of the Senate is returned to its title (the Compilation of Rulings of the Senate), as in 2018 the legislator restored the historical name of the cassation instance (the Senate).
29 July, 2019

Topics of the Constitutional Law Seminar – good legislation and modern technologies

The Constitutional Law Seminar, that was held last week, addressed the proper legislation and the impact of modern technology on lawyers' work. Aigars Strupiss and Veronika Krumina, chairs of the departments of the Supreme Court, also participated in the discussions as experts.
16 July, 2019

Professor of the University of Southern Denmark carries out research on digitalization at courts

On Friday, 12 July, Frederik Waage, Law Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, visited the Supreme Court. In the framework of the project "Digitalization at Courts" funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers, the professor interviewed representatives of the Supreme Court about the level achieved and issues regarding digitalization at courts in Latvia.