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7 January, 2019

Judge Valters Pokis shall execute judicial duties at the Department of Administrative Cases

On January 7, the judge of the Administrative Regional Court, Valters Pokis, begins to perform the duties of the judge at the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court. By decision of 10 December, the Council for the Judiciary instructed Valters Pokis to replace the Supreme Court judge during temporary absence.
2 January, 2019

The Chancery and the Document Administration Division have been merged

In order to improve the organization, efficiency and quality of court work, the Administration of the Supreme Court is reorganized as of January 1, 2019 by adding the Document Administration Division to the Chancery of the Supreme Court. From now on, circulation of all documents – judicial and other correspondence – will be provided by a single unit – the Chancery.
2 January, 2019

The Senate of Latvia continues work in its second centenary

On 19 December, the centenary of the highest court of Latvia – the Senate – was solemnly celebrated having a look back at the work done.
21 December, 2018

Themis Awards 2018 of the Supreme Court have been given

On December 19, on the hundredth anniversary of the Senate of Latvia not only a solemn event was organized, but also, by evaluating the work done in 2018, the Themis Awards 2018 were given.
20 December, 2018

The Chief Justice accepts oaths of twelve advocates

On Thursday, December 20, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics accepted the oath of twelve advocates admitted to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.
16 December, 2018

The centenary of the Senate will be solemnly celebrated

On December 19, the Supreme Court will organize a solemn celebration dedicated to the 100th anniversary Senate of Latvia.
15 December, 2018

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court emphasizes the importance of independence of national judge in ensuring protection of human rights

On 14 December, Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, participated in an international conference in Kiev on the role of the Supreme Courts in ensuring the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms. The Supreme Court of Ukraine organized the conference to review and evaluate the changes introduced in the work of the new Supreme Court of Ukraine in the first year after the radical reform of the judicial system, including the reform of the Supreme Court.
11 December, 2018

New judge and two acting judges appointed to the Department of Administrative Cases

Judge of the Regional Administrative Court Anita Kovalevska was appointed to the position of a judge of the Supreme Court by a decision of the Council for the Judiciary of December 10. The judge had applied for the position of a judge of the Department of Administrative Cases.
10 December, 2018

The Palace of Justice on its 80th anniversary opens a virtual tour of the building

On December 9 – the day when 80 years ago the Palace of Justice was inaugurated – the State Chancellery opened a virtual tour “Brīvības 36” which tells about the building, in which there currently are the Cabinet of Ministers, the State Chancellery, the Supreme Court and the Ministry of Justice.
28 November, 2018

The Supreme Court recovers its historical name – the Senate

On November 28, amendments to the Law "On Judicial Power" come into force, stipulating that the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia recovers its historical name – the Senate, and judges may now also be called the senators.