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12 November, 2014

RECOGNITION DIPLOMAS OF THE SUPREME COURT ARE PRESENTED AT ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA

Celebrating the 95th anniversary of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia, Recognition Diplomas of the Supreme Court are granted to professors of the Faculty of Law Uldis Krastins, Valentija Liholaja and to the Dean of the faculty, the professor Kristine Strada-Rozenberga; Recognition Diplomas are granted for long-term cooperation and strengthening of rule of law.
7 November, 2014

ZANE PETERSONE CONDUCTS A SEMINAR ON MEDIATION TO JUDGES

On 7 November, Zane Petersone, the judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court, conducted training on application of mediation in civil proceedings to judges in Riga regional court.
7 November, 2014

JUDGES RECEIVE MARKS OF DISTINCTION OF THE SYSTEM OF JUSTICE

During festive event organised by the Ministry of Justice on the eve of Week of National Holidays on 7 November, the highest professional award – the Mark of Distinction of the System of Justice – was presented to 21 employees of the system of justice, inter alia, to Aija Branta and Anda Vitola, judges of the Supreme Court.
7 November, 2014

ERVINS KUSKIS IS ELECTED TO THE OFFICE OF THE CHAIR OF THE JUDICIAL QUALIFICATION COMMITTEE

On 7 November, the Judicial Qualification Committee elected Ervins Kuskis, the Chair of the Chamber of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court, to the office of the Chair of the Committee and Maris Vigants, the Chair of the Administrative regional court – to the office of the deputy Chair of the Committee.
6 November, 2014

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS AN OATH OF FIVE ADVOCATES

On November 6, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, accepted an oath of five advocates admitted to Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates. Assistants to sworn advocates Janis Dambitis, Anna Kosinska, Ilona Kravale, Ruta Randare and Jevgenija Zinge became sworn advocates.
5 November, 2014

THE SUPREME COURT: LEGAL REGULATION ON JUDICIAL REVIEW OF ACTIONS PERFORMED BY EXECUTIVE DIRECTORATE OF THE COMPETITION COUNCIL IS MISSING

The Supreme Court draws attention to lack of legal regulation for review of court cases related to actions performed by Executive Directorate of the Competition Council, when entering and carrying out a search in properties of legal entities of the market or their employees.
3 November, 2014

GUNARS AIGARS, THE CHAIR OF THE CHAMBER OF CIVIL CASES OF THE SUPREME COURT, SAYS GOOD-BYE TO THE OFFICE OF A JUDGE

Having reached maximum age for the office of a judge stipulated in the law “On Judicial Power”, judge’s duties of Gunars Aigars, the Chair of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court, expired on 31 October.
3 November, 2014

THE JUDGE RAIMONDS GRAVELSINS DISCHARGES DUTIES OF THE CHAIR OF THE CHAMBER OF CIVIL CASES

As from today, 3 November, 3.novembra, the judge Raimonds Gravelsins discharges duties of the Chair of the Chamber of Civil Cases. The judge will discharge duties of the Chair of the Chamber until election of the new Chair of the Chamber of Civil Cases.
28 October, 2014

FINAL OF THE FIRST MOOT COURT IN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW TAKES PLACE IN THE SUPREME COURT

On Saturday, October 25, the first moot court in administrative law organised by the European Law Students’ Association in Latvia (ELSA Latvia) took place in premises of the University of Latvia and the Supreme Court. During the moot court students solved catch questions on administrative procedure and competition law.
26 October, 2014

DZALBE PARTICIPATES IN OBSERVATION OF EXTRAORDINARY ELECTIONS TO THE SUPREME COUNCIL (RADA) OF UKRAINE

On Sunday, October 26, Peteris Dzalbe, the Chair of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court, as the representative of the Central Election Commission, participates in observation of extraordinary elections to the Parliament – the Supreme Council (Rada) of the Ukraine.