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28 June, 2012

The stage in project on modernisation of Latvia’s courts is accomplished by organising a videoconference

One of stages of project “Modernisation of courts in Latvia” performed collectively by Latvia and Switzerland was accomplished on the 28th of June by presentation of videoconference and sound-recording equipment organised in court room of the Supreme Court.The project is carried out by the Court Administration in cooperation with the Latvian Prison Administration applying funds granted by Swiss Confederation.
22 June, 2012

The Committee on Judicial Ethics will be managed by Visvaldis Sprudzans also in future

Newly elected Committee on Judicial Ethics called to the first meeting by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on the 22nd of June, elected Visvaldis Sprudzans, the deputy of the Chair of Zemgale regional Court for the post of the Chair of the Committee. Dzintra Balta, the judge of the Riga Regional Court was elected for the post of the deputy of the Chair of the Committee. Visvaldis Sprudzans is elected for the post of the Chair of this institution of judicial self-government repeatedly.
14 June, 2012

Twenty-three advocates give a vow to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

On the 14th of June Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court accepted vow of twenty-three advocates taken in Latvian Board of Sworn Advocates.
5 June, 2012

Amendments to Criminal Procedure Law and to Medical Treatment Law are necessary to make application of compulsory measures of a medical nature more effective

The Division of Case-Law of the Supreme Court in cooperation with Andrejs Judins, the specialist in field of law, performed study on case-law in criminal proceedings for determination of compulsory measures of a medical nature.
1 June, 2012

Zane Petersone will represent Latvia in Association of European Judges for Mediation also in future

Latvia will be represented in Association of European Judges for Mediation (GEMME) also in future, as new Board was elected in General Assembly of the Association in Paris on May 10-13, and Zane Petersone, executer of duties of a judge of the Supreme Court, was elected in composition of the Board. New president and his deputies were elected in meeting of the Board and representatives of member states of GEMME, The new president is Jaime O. Cardona Ferreira from Portugal. In sessions of the Board and representatives of member states of GEMME main questions were related to development of association, activities planned, visions about directions of operation of GEMME needed, inter alia, attraction of new member states, also from outside Europe. Next meeting and conference that will take place in November, 2012, in Sofia, Bulgaria, and events dedicated to the 10th anniversary of GEMME that will take place in December, 2013, in Paris, France, were also discussed.
1 June, 2012

News in bulletin of the Supreme Court – classification of rulings of the Senate for 2011

The 4th issue of “Bulletin of the Supreme Court” is published and it will reach all Latvian courts and other judicial institutions, as well as libraries and higher educational institutions in nearest future. Bulletin contains information about activities of the Supreme Court related to topical issues in field of human rights and international cooperation, as well as topical decisions of the Board of Justice in issues conceptual to judiciary.