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21 November, 2013

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court participates in the international conference on role and prospects of justice in the European Union

On November 21 and 22, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, participates in the international conference “Role of justice in the European Union” organised by the European Commission in Brussels, where justice policy of the European Union for next years will be discussed.
20 November, 2013

In anniversary of the system of justice Marks of Distinction are received

On November 19, at the festive event dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the Ministry of Justice, Inara Garda, the senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate of the Supreme Court was awarded with Mark of Distinction of the System of Justice.
14 November, 2013

The former senator Vilnis Vietnieks publishes second collection of poems

Vilnis Vietnieks, the former senator of the Supreme Court, having worked for 32 years in the office of the judge, when retiring in 2010, published collection of his poems “Wind of Selonia”, which includes poems written since the sixties, alongside with work of a judge.
14 November, 2013

The Supreme Court: it is obligation of a court to evaluate, if contracts are not in conflict principle of good faith

When applying demurrage, principles of rule of law, fairness and equal protection of parties of legal relations, which are included in the Constitution, should be observed, not denying freedom of contracts, but not admitting application of such demurrage and other means, which due to excessive severity destroy the party economically or due to insignificant infringement deprive his/her prospects to successful activity in long-term.
14 November, 2013

Senators share experience about implementation of administrative procedure in Latvia

Jautrite Briede, the senator of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Senate of the Supreme Court presents her report on cancellation of administrative act in case-law of the Supreme Court at the conference regarding administrative procedure in Kazakhstan, which takes place in Almaty, this week.
12 November, 2013

The Supreme Court has summarised case-law on public service

Every year the Supreme Court summarises case-law on topical legal issues. This year, taking into account great number of cases related to public service relations, and importance of case-law conclusions in those, case-law in this category of cases is summarised.
2 November, 2013

Changes of structure of the Supreme Court are also discussed at Judges’ Conference

The title of the Senate and senators is not only a title; it is historical succession, if we speak about continuity of Latvian State of 1918. If there has been the Saeima – instead of Parliament, Satversme – instead of Constitution, Satversme court instead of Constitutional Court, then why particular branch of power – judiciary – has been deprived of this historical title of the Senate?
22 October, 2013

The Constitutional Court considers refusal to initiate cassation proceedings to be in compliance with the Constitution

On October 21, the Constitutional Court passed the judgement, considering provision of the Civil Procedure Law, which provides the Supreme Court senators’ rights to refuse initiation of cassation proceedings, to be in compliance with the Constitution.
22 October, 2013

Comments on the Administrative Procedure Law are published for the first time

Body of twenty-two authors under scientific editorship of the Doctor of Law, the senator Jautrite Briede, has prepared book of comments on the Administrative Procedure Law.
15 October, 2013

The senator Neimanis will continue to head the Association of Administrative Judges

In session of the Latvian Association of Administrative Judges Janis Neimanis, the senator of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Senate of the Supreme Court, who has managed the Association since its foundation in 2009, was elected to the office of the Chair of the Association for the next two years.