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13 February, 2007

Future lawyers have practice in the Supreme Court

Starting from February 5, ten 5th year students of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia have their training practice in the Supreme Court. Three more students will start their practice on March 5. In four weeks, Kristine Siveca, Diana Poriete, Daina Celma, Aleksandra Arhipova, Santa Selga, Ieva Kazeniece, Sergejs Ronis, Kaspars Kaksitis, Ieva Dumina and Janis Iesalnieks will study materials of cases, take part in court proceedings, analyze the course of cases, compare with their opinion and prepare their draft rulings. During the practice, the students have also individual assignments – a specific theme which the students study deeper and which probably will be used in their diploma papers.
9 February, 2007

Aivars Keiss confirmed in the position of the judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court

On Friday, February 9, the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court confirmed Aivars Keiss in the position of the judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court. Aivars Keiss, previous acting Deputy Chairman of the Zemgales Regional Court, was confirmed in the position of a judge of the Supreme Court by the Saeima (Parliament) on February 1. Before it, an approval was expressed by the Judicial Qualification Panel, a positive reference – by the Chairman of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court Martins Dudelis.
7 February, 2007

Three sworn bailiffs give the oath

On February 7, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court accepted the oath from three bailiffs. The bailiffs Baiba Ozolina, Anda Ranse and Rita Grante swore loyalty to the State of Latvia, to follow the laws of the state decently, to the best of their conscience and convictions, to respect the state power, to follow instructions and regulations of supervising authorities and their officials, to fulfill honestly the duties of a bailiff, to protect legal interests of persons, entrusted cases and not to disclose secrets of the position being aware that they are amenable to law for their activities.
5 February, 2007

Advancement of Reinholde to the position of the Chairman of the Kurzemes Regional Court accepted

Prior to signing the proposal on appointment of the Chairman of the Kurzemes Regional Court, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court invited to a meeting the judge Silva Reinholde who was acknowledged the most suitable candidate to the position of the Chairman of the Kurzemes Regional Court by the commission for selection of candidates.
2 February, 2007

Saeima confirms Aivars Keiss in the position of the Supreme Court judge

On February 1, according to the decision of the Saeima (Parliament), Aivars Keiss, the former acting Deputy Chairman of the Zemgales Regional Court was confirmed in the position of the judge of the Supreme Court. On February 9, the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court will decide on appointment of the judge in one of the structural unites of the Supreme Court. It is expected that Keiss might work in the Chamber of Civil Cases.
1 February, 2007

Rudite Vidusa will temporarily replace the judge during her temporary absence

Starting from February 1, the duties of the senator of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court will be fulfilled by the judge Rudite Vidusa of the Administrative Regional Court, temporarily replacing the judge Gunta Visnakova during her temporary absence.
31 January, 2007

Augstākās tiesas Komunikācijas nodaļu vadīs Rasma Zvejniece

30. janvārī Augstākās tiesas Komunikācijas nodaļas vadītājas amatā darbu sākusi Rasma Zvejniece.
30 January, 2007

The acquaintance of the organizational management of courts of Spain

A Supreme Court delegation visited Spain from 22nd to 26th of January, as a part of a of project aimed at „Strengthening of administrative capacity of the Supreme Court for creating an effective system of docketing, record-keeping and personnel management". They visited many courts and judicial authorities.
19 January, 2007

Plenary Session of the Supreme Court confirms Skaidrite Lodzina in the position of the senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate

On Friday, January 19, the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court by unanimous voting confirmed in the position a new senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate. The nomination of Skaidrite Lodzina who till this time worked in the Chamber of Civil Cases was acknowledged as the most suitable to the vacant position by senators of the Department of Civil Cases in their joint session.
17 January, 2007

Plenary Session of the Supreme Court will decide on confirmation of a senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate in the position

On Friday, January 19, judges of the Supreme Court will gather in Hall 146 to the Plenary Session to confirm in the position a new senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, as Imants Fridrihsons has left his position in the Supreme Court due to reaching the maximum age limit for fulfilling duties of a judge.