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12 March, 2014

THE PEACE PALACE LIBRARY IN THE NETHERLANDS RECEIVES LATVIAN LEGAL LITERATURE

On March 11, Maris Klisans, the Ambassador of Latvia to the Netherlands, in festive ceremony gave books of legal literature, which are published in Latvia, inter alia, editions of the Supreme Court – all issues of the “Supreme Court Bulletin” and brochure about the Supreme Court, to the Peace Palace Library in the Hague.
26 February, 2014

CASE-LAW IN CASES RELATED TO CONSTRUCTION IS SUMMARISED

The Supreme Court has performed compilation of conclusions established in case-law of administrative courts in cases related to construction, when reviewing those in context of environment protection and area development planning mainly. Case-law for period between 2008 and 2012 is analysed.
25 February, 2014

RESEARCH: CASE-LAW ON RIGHT TO TERMINATION OF PROCEEDINGS IN REASONABLE TERM IS NOT UNIFORM

Latvian case-law on recognition of invasion of right to termination of proceedings in reasonable term and on action options, when establishing this invasion, is not uniform – research of the Supreme Court regarding reasonable terms of criminal proceedings and results of inobservance of those concludes.
24 February, 2014

THE PLENARY SESSION OF THE SUPREME COURT DRAWS ATTENTION TO THE MOST IMPORTANT TOPICALITIES – NUMBER OF CASES PENDING AND COURT REFORM

“The Supreme Court may be satisfied with work performed last year – we have worked hard, intensively and qualitatively”, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said at the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court on Friday, February 21.
24 February, 2014

EFFECTIVISATION OF WORK OF THE SUPREME COURT, THE TITLE OF THE SENATE AND ELECTIONS – AT THE PLENARY SESSION

Agenda of the Plenary Session or general meeting of judges of the Supreme Court of February 21 was extensive – performance of the Supreme Court in 2013 was assessed, the Plenary Session nominated candidate to the office of a judge of the Constitutional Court, elected the Chair of the Chamber of Criminal Cases, adopted decision regarding title of the Senate in cassation instance and made amendments to the Plenary Session Manual.
21 February, 2014

THE SUPREME COURT CALLS TO RESTORE HISTORICAL TITLE OF THE SENATE

On February 21, judges of the Supreme Court adopted a decision at the Plenary Session to ask the Saeima (the Parliament) to restore and to restore historical title “the Senate” to the highest court instance of the Republic of Latvia, which was taken away from it by amendments to the law “On Judicial Power” of 13 June 2013.
21 February, 2014

THE PLENARY SESSION ADVANCES ALDIS LAVINS TO THE POSITION OF A JUDGE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

On February 21, the Plenary Session or the general meeting of judges of the Supreme Court decided to advance Aldis Lavins, the judge of the Department of Civil Cases, to the position of a judge of the Constitutional Court.
21 February, 2014

ERVINS KUSKIS CONTINUES TO MANAGE THE CHAMBER OF CRIMINAL CASES

On Friday, February 21, the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court re-elected Ervins Kuskis in the office of the Chair of the Chamber of Criminal Cases.
20 February, 2014

THE PRESIDENT OF THE STATE MEETS THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

Today, on February 20, the President of the State Andris Berzins in his temporary residence in the blackheads House met Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. During the conversation, the President received information about performance of the court in 2013, which shows that the Supreme Court reviewed more than 5000 cases, number of cases received does not decrease, thus number of cases pending increases. Results of performance of the court will be analysed at the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court, which will take place tomorrow, on February 21.
18 February, 2014

CANDIDATE TO THE OFFICE OF A JUDGE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT WILL BE NOMINATED AND PERFORMANCE OF LAST YEAR WILL BE ASSESSED AT THE PLENARY SESSION OF THE SUPREME COURT

On Friday, February 21, the Plenary Session or general meeting of judges of the Supreme Court will assess performance of the Supreme Court in 2013, nominate candidate to the office of a judge of the Constitutional Court and elect the Chair of the Chamber of Criminal Cases.