Today 17 judges, prosecutors, notaries and advocates, also six ex- and present judges of the Supreme Court, have received Marks of Distinction of the System of Justice.

The Mark of Distinction of 2nd grade was presented to ex-senator of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate of the Supreme Court Astrida Kazarova, ex-senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate Ruta Zake and ex-adviser of the Complaints Division, before – the Head of the Division of Rehabilitation, Biruta Puke.

The Mark of Distinction of 3rd grade was presented to the senator of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate of the Supreme Court Peteris Dzalbe, the judge of the Chamber of Criminal Cases Ramona Nadezda Jansone and the judge of Chamber of Civil Cases Raimonds Gravelsins.

The Mark of Distinction of 2nd grade has been presented for extremely significant contribution or achievement in development of the system of Justice, strengthening of democracy and rule of law, for extremely significant scientific achievements in the field of law, for extremely significant contribution to creation and formation of policy in the field of jurisprudence, creation of international relationship, development of the case-law and to promotion of professionalism and knowledge of officials belonging to the system of Justice.

For exemplary, honest and creative execution of duties the Mark of Distinction of System of Justice of 3rd grade has been presented.

Special award of the System of Justice had been created in 2008, expecting the 90 years anniversary of Latvian system of Justice. First awards in November 2008 were presented to 49 officials of system of Justice, inter alia to 16 ex- and present judges of the Supreme Court.


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