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21 June, 2019

Chief Justice accepts oaths of newly admitted sworn advocates

On Friday, June 21, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics accepted oaths of five advocates newly admitted to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.
19 June, 2019

The Disciplinary Court rejects the judge's complaint and does not amend the disciplinary punishment imposed

On July 5, after reviewing the decision of the Judicial Disciplinary Committee of May 31, 2019, appealed by a district court judge, the Disciplinary Court upheld the decision, but dismissed the judge's complaint. The Judicial Disciplinary Committee imposed a disciplinary penalty on the judge – a reproof.
13 June, 2019

Judge and employees of the Supreme Court took part in writing commentary on the Constitution

On 12 June, the Saeima opened the book “Commentary on the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. Chapter V. Legislation”, which was drafted within the framework of the project of creating scientific commentaries on the Satversme (Constitution) and is the seventh commented chapter of the Constitution.
11 June, 2019

The Chief Justice accepts oaths of two notaries

On June 11, Chief Justice Ivars Bickovics accepted oaths of two notaries – Linda Eglite and Gita Rubina.
10 June, 2019

Judges and prosecutors from nine European Union countries learn about the work of the Supreme Court of Latvia

On June 7, judges and prosecutors from nine European Union (EU) countries (Austria, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Spain, Germany, France and Slovakia) visited the Supreme Court for the exchange of experience.
30 May, 2019

A report of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the General Court on intellectual property rights is prepared

The Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court has prepared a report on the cases regarding intellectual property rights that have been reviewed by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the General Court between January 2017 and May 2019.
27 May, 2019

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court participates in the Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe in Slovakia

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics participates in the Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe in Slovakia, which this year takes place on May 27-29 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
20 May, 2019

Takis Tridimas, Professor of King’s College London, visits the Supreme Court

On May 17, Professor Takis Tridimas of the King’s College London visited the Supreme Court. Professor is a recognized academic authority in matters of European Union law. Mr Tridimas arrived in Riga within the framework of the program of guest lecturers launched by the Latvian Institute of Law in 2014, giving a lecture ““The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the National Courts: Divided Loyalties?”. As well as Mr Tridimas visited the Supreme Court which has become already a tradition.
17 May, 2019

The Supreme Court, the State Revenue Service and the Prosecutor General's Office examines tax recovery issues

On May 17, the Supreme Court met with representatives of the State Revenue Service (SRS) and the Prosecutor General's Office to discuss issues of tax recovery proceedings.
16 May, 2019

Ivars Bickovics: case-law and legal science have always been and will be in interaction

On Thursday, May 16, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Ivars Bickovics, gave a guest lecture on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the University of Latvia "Topical Issues of Legal Science and Case-law", in which he spoke about the cooperation and interaction of the Supreme Court – the Senate – with the legal science at the beginning of the formation of the judicial system and today.