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17 August, 2012

Peteris Opincans has been appointed for the post of the senator of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate

As from the 20th of August, Peteris Opincans starts execute his duties in the post of the senator of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate of the Supreme Court. The decision about appointment of Peteris Opincans, the judge of the Chamber of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court in vacant post of the senator of the department was passed in general meeting of senators of the Department of Criminal Cases on the 6th of June.
6 August, 2012

Judge of the ECHR: courts may become serious players on national power ground by making qualitative judgments

Ineta Ziemele, the judge of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) spends her summer vacation in Latvia working – also meeting judges of the Supreme Court. The meeting in the Supreme Court on the 6th of August was continuation of discussion that rose up between judges of the ECHR and national highest court instances in the international conference “The Role of National Supreme courts in Protection of Human Rights” on the 2nd of May, searching for common points of work in field of human rights protection.