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1 August, 2014

MOURNING NEWS – ANDREJS LEPSE, THE JUDGE OF THE CHAMBER OF CRIMINAL CASES OF THE SUPREME COURT HAS PASSED AWAY

The disease overpowered Andrejs Lepse, the judge of the Chamber of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court. On 31 July he passed away. Andrejs Lepse had worked as a judge for 33 years. He had been the Chair of Saldus district court; in 1985 he started to execute judicial duties in the Supreme Court. In 1995, when the Chamber of Criminal Cases was established in the Supreme Court, he was the first Chair thereof. In 1996, he was elected to the office of a judge of the Constitutional Court, returning to the Chamber of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court in 2007.
29 July, 2014

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS A VOW OF BAILIFFS

On July 29, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court accepted a vow of four bailiffs. Marcis Midegs and Elina Balasanjana became sworn bailiffs of Riga regional court, Maris Vanags will be sworn bailiff of Vidzeme regional court and Agnese Celherte – sworn bailiff of Zemgale regional court.
15 July, 2014

THE PRESIDENT OF LATVIA ACCEPTS JUDGE’S OATH OF AIGARS STRUPISS

On July 15, Andris Berzins, the President of Latvia, accepted solemn oath of Aigars Strupiss, the judge of the Supreme Court. The judge solemnly swore: “to be honest and fair, to be loyal to the Republic of Latvia, to always endeavour to determine the truth, never to betray it, and to adjudge strictly in accordance with the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Latvia.” Having accepted the oath, the President of Latvia issued to the judge Aigars Strupiss the insignia of office.
7 July, 2014

THE JUDGE AIGARS STRUPISS STARTS WORK IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL CASES

On July 7, Aigars Strupiss starts work in the Supreme Court Department of Civil Cases. The new judge will give judge’s solemn oath to the President of Latvia on July 15.
4 July, 2014

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS THE OATH OF THE ADVOCATE

On 4 July Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, accepted an oath of Janis Kulbergs, who was admitted to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.
3 July, 2014

AIJA BRANTA PARTICIPATES IN PLENARY SESSION OF CEPEJ

On July 3-4, Aija Branta, the judge of the Chamber of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court, participates in the 23rd Plenary Session of the Council of Europe’s Commission for the Efficiency of Justice – CEPEJ, which is held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
3 July, 2014

BOOK „COMMENTS ON THE LAW ON NOTIFICATION” BY JANIS NEIMANIS IS PUBLISHED

In publishing house of “Latvijas Vestnesis” the book “Comments on the Law on Notification” by Janis Neimanis, the judge of the Supreme Court Department of Administrative Cases, associated professor of the University of Latvia, is published. The book is published in Latvian language.
27 June, 2014

JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT HAVE RECEIVED POSITIVE ASSESSMENT OF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

On June 27, the Judicial Qualifications Committee gave positive assessment of professional activity to twenty judges of the Supreme Court, among them – also to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
20 June, 2014

THE CHIEF JUSTICE PARTICIPATES IN THE CONFERENCE OF CHIEF JUSTICES OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

On 22-25 June, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court participates in the conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe in Tbilisi, Georgia.
19 June, 2014

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS VOW OF ADVOCATES AND A BAILIFF

On June 19, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court accepted vow of eight advocates admitted to Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates, and a vow of one bailiff.