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7 January, 2009

The collection of rulings of Senate have been sent to library of the European Court of Human Rights

The Supreme Court has sent collections of rulings of the Senate of 2007 to library of the European Court of Human Rights. Annotations and prefaces of verdicts and rulings of all three departaments of the Senate are translated into English, so wide range of readers can get acquainted with resolutions of the highest court of Latvia that are reflected in rulings. Collections of rulings of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate and the Department of Administrative Cases of the Senate were published earlier, but the collection of verdicts and rulings of the Department of Civil Cases became available for readers only in the end of last December. In collection of verdicts and rulings of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate one hundred and twenty rulings are published, that have been chosen among all accepted rulings of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate in year 2007. They may raise interest of lawyers and other interesents, as well as they are applicable for using in studying process in high schools of law. Rulings of the Supreme Court and interpretation of laws reflected in rulings are not mandatory for courts that review similar cases, but these rulings can serve as sample of recommendation of use of law standards.