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19 March, 2014

CANDIDATES TO THE OFFICE OF A JUDGE GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE SUPREME COURT

On Wednesday, March 19, fifteen candidates to the office of a judge, who have in-service training in district courts, got acquainted with the Supreme Court. Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, addressing prospective judges, paid the attention to the fact that the new judge, when putting judge’s robe on, becomes part of the court system, and fairness, efficiency and authority of the court system becomes responsibility of each judge. The Chief Justice stressed the points the attention of new judges should be put to, also from the point of view of judicial disciplinary liability and ethics.
17 March, 2014

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT PARTICIPATES IN DISCUSSION ON REFERENCES FOR PREJUDICIAL RULINGS IN THE COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

Today, on March 17, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Luxembourg participates in the discussion organised by the Court of Justice of the European Union with Chiefs Justice of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union on references for preliminary rulings submitted to the Court of Justice of the European Union by Member states.
14 March, 2014

THE JUDGE KRUMINA FROM THE REGIONAL COURT WILL CONTINUE TO DISCHARGE DUTIES OF A JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT

The Board of Justice instructed Sandra Krumina, the judge of Riga regional court, to discharge duties of a judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court during vacancy of a judge as from March 15.
12 March, 2014

THE PEACE PALACE LIBRARY IN THE NETHERLANDS RECEIVES LATVIAN LEGAL LITERATURE

On March 11, Maris Klisans, the Ambassador of Latvia to the Netherlands, in festive ceremony gave books of legal literature, which are published in Latvia, inter alia, editions of the Supreme Court – all issues of the “Supreme Court Bulletin” and brochure about the Supreme Court, to the Peace Palace Library in the Hague.
26 February, 2014

CASE-LAW IN CASES RELATED TO CONSTRUCTION IS SUMMARISED

The Supreme Court has performed compilation of conclusions established in case-law of administrative courts in cases related to construction, when reviewing those in context of environment protection and area development planning mainly. Case-law for period between 2008 and 2012 is analysed.
25 February, 2014

RESEARCH: CASE-LAW ON RIGHT TO TERMINATION OF PROCEEDINGS IN REASONABLE TERM IS NOT UNIFORM

Latvian case-law on recognition of invasion of right to termination of proceedings in reasonable term and on action options, when establishing this invasion, is not uniform – research of the Supreme Court regarding reasonable terms of criminal proceedings and results of inobservance of those concludes.
24 February, 2014

THE PLENARY SESSION OF THE SUPREME COURT DRAWS ATTENTION TO THE MOST IMPORTANT TOPICALITIES – NUMBER OF CASES PENDING AND COURT REFORM

“The Supreme Court may be satisfied with work performed last year – we have worked hard, intensively and qualitatively”, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said at the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court on Friday, February 21.
24 February, 2014

EFFECTIVISATION OF WORK OF THE SUPREME COURT, THE TITLE OF THE SENATE AND ELECTIONS – AT THE PLENARY SESSION

Agenda of the Plenary Session or general meeting of judges of the Supreme Court of February 21 was extensive – performance of the Supreme Court in 2013 was assessed, the Plenary Session nominated candidate to the office of a judge of the Constitutional Court, elected the Chair of the Chamber of Criminal Cases, adopted decision regarding title of the Senate in cassation instance and made amendments to the Plenary Session Manual.
21 February, 2014

THE SUPREME COURT CALLS TO RESTORE HISTORICAL TITLE OF THE SENATE

On February 21, judges of the Supreme Court adopted a decision at the Plenary Session to ask the Saeima (the Parliament) to restore and to restore historical title “the Senate” to the highest court instance of the Republic of Latvia, which was taken away from it by amendments to the law “On Judicial Power” of 13 June 2013.
21 February, 2014

THE PLENARY SESSION ADVANCES ALDIS LAVINS TO THE POSITION OF A JUDGE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

On February 21, the Plenary Session or the general meeting of judges of the Supreme Court decided to advance Aldis Lavins, the judge of the Department of Civil Cases, to the position of a judge of the Constitutional Court.