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8 July, 2020

An exhibition on the contribution of senators to the field of legal literature is on display at the Supreme Court

The Senate is not only a cassation instance dealing with specific cases and a developer of case law, but also a promoter of legal thought. The words of a senator have weight not only in court rulings, but also in the lines written in books. In preparation for the 25th anniversary of the restoration of the Senate, the Supreme Court has created an exhibition “Senators in the Field of Legal Literature”, which testifies to the contribution of senators to the development of legal thought in Latvia.
2 July, 2020

During the meeting with the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court calls on the authorities in Latvia to cooperate to achieve a common goal

On July 2, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss met with Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins to discuss possible cooperation between the executive and the judiciary in order to strengthen the rule of law in the country. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court was pleased with the opportunity to discuss the problems existing in the country from the point of view of both the executive and the judiciary. During the meeting, Aigars Strupiss emphasized the need for all authorities in Latvia to cooperate and engage in discussions. "We are independent, but all in the same boat, and all the authorities in Latvia must row this boat together," the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said.
18 June, 2020

The first meeting of the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court with the Minister of Justice and the Chair of Riga Regional Court

On June 18, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss, who took office two days before that date, met with the Minister of Justice Janis Bordans.
16 June, 2020

The President of Latvia meets with the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss and the former Chief Justice Ivars Bickovics

On 16 June, at Riga Castle, State President Egils Levits met with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss, who had taken up his new duties the same day, as well as with the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics. The President congratulated Aigars Strupiss, wishing him success in his responsible position, as well as he thanked Ivars Bickovics for his long-term commitment.
16 June, 2020

Aigars Strupiss takes over leadership of the Supreme Court

Today, on June 16, 2020, the powers of Aigars Strupiss as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court come into force. Aigars Strupiss, the former Chair of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court, has replaced Ivars Bickovics, who had been the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court for twelve years.
21 May, 2020

Aigars Strupiss has been confirmed as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

On May 21, the Saeima (parliament) unanimously approved Senator Aigars Strupiss as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
19 May, 2020

The Supreme Court of the restored Republic of Latvia celebrates its 30th anniversary

In 2020, there are two significant points of reference in the history of the Supreme Court, namely, in May we celebrate 30 years since the restoration of the Supreme Court of the independent Republic of Latvia, and in October there are 25 years since the restoration of the cassation instance – the Senate.
12 May, 2020

The Supreme Court carries on its work observing the conditions of a state of emergency

The operation of the Supreme Court is fully ensured also during the state of emergency in Latvia. Taking into account that the emergency situation has been extended until June 9 by a government decision, restrictions on visits in person also remain.
4 May, 2020

The highest officials of the judiciary honour Latvia's independence

On May 4, in honour of the 30th anniversary of the restoration of independence of the Republic of Latvia, the highest officials of the judiciary – Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and Ineta Ziemele, President of the Constitutional Court, as well as the Constitutional Court judges Gunars Kusins and Arturs Kucs laid flowers at the Freedom Monument.
1 May, 2020

Members of the Constitutional Assembly – Senators of the Senate of Latvia

On May 1, 100 years have passed since the Constitutional Assembly (the first legislator in Latvia elected by the people) convened for the first meeting. Among the 150 members of the Constitutional Assembly there were four then or later senators of the Senate of Latvia.