The Senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate of the Supreme Court Kalvis Torgans has been nominated to a post of Commander of the Order of Three Stars. The President of the State gave the order to the senator during festive ceremony on May 1.

One of the most famous scientists of Latvia in the field of civil law and civil procedure Kalvis Torgans has been awarded for significant contribution to development of jurisprudence and for increasing professionalism and knowledge of officials of the court system. Kalvis Torgans is the senator of the Supreme Court, profesor of the Department of Civil Law of the University of Latvia, academician of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, habilitated doctor of law sciences.

The highest state award – Cross of Appreciation of III class has been given to long-term Chairman of the Chamber of Civil Cases, deputy of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the Chairman of Judicial Qualification Committee Gunars Aigars. He will receive the award during festive ceremony on May 7.

The Supreme Court is satisfied with appreciation of the state of work of judges. In restored Republic of Latvia state awards to judges had not been given generously. Up to now only three senators of the Supreme Court had received Orders of Three Stars – Andris Gulans, Rolands Krauze and Roberts Guntis Namatevs.


Information prepared by

Head of the Division of Communications of the Supreme Court Rasma Zvejniece

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 7020396, 28652211