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13 February, 2013

In the Shadow Day pupils get acquainted with work of a judge of the Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the 13th of February, on the Shadow Day, ten pupils of secondary schools from Riga, Daugavpils, Valmiera, Cesis, Cesvaine, Karsava and Iecava visited the Supreme Court, getting acquainted daily routine of the court and work of a judge of the Supreme Court.
13 February, 2013

The President will visit the Supreme Court

To get acquainted with topical issues in work of the Supreme Court, on Friday, the 15th of February, Andris Berzins, the President of the State, will visit the Supreme Court. It will be the first visit of the President to the Supreme Court.
8 February, 2013

V.Donans, the judge of regional court, resumes execution of a judge of the Supreme Court

The Council of Justice instructed Vilis Donans, the judge of Zemgale regional court, to execute duties of a judge of the Chamber of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court during the time of a vacancy of the judge, and on the 8th of February the judge resumes execution of his duties in the Supreme Court.
8 February, 2013

Opportunity to apply for edition “Judgements and rulings of the Senate of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia-2011” is offered

The collection of the most significant rulings of case-law of the Senate of the Supreme Court was published at the end of 2012. Small edition found its way to readers fast, and it is not possible to buy this book anymore. However, readers still show their interest for it.
1 February, 2013

The Department of Administrative Cases of the Senate organises a “TV-bridge” with administrative courts

The Department of Administrative Cases of the Senate of the Supreme Court on the 1st of February celebrated the ninth anniversary of coming of the Administrative Procedure Law into force and of commencement of operation of administrative courts organising a “TV-bridge” – connecting in videoconference with Administrative regional court and Administrative district court.
25 January, 2013

The Judicial Qualifications Committee will be headed by Gunars Aigars also in future

New Judicial Qualifications Committee, elected by judges last year, in its first session on the 25th of January re-elected Gunars Aigars, the Chair of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court, for the post of the Chair of the Committee. Mr.Aigars has managed the Judicial Qualifications Committee for thirteen years already. However, Ervins Kuskis, the Chair of the Chamber of Criminal Cases, was elected for the post of the vice-Chair of the Committee.
Newly elected Judicial Qualifications Committee, alongside with other duties related to judicial careers, will have to perform the first regular assessment of professional activity of all judges of departments of Land books, of district (city) courts, of regional courts and of the Supreme Court between 2013 and 2016, as it is stated in the law “On Judicial Power”.
18 January, 2013

Confederation of trade-unions publishes a book on case-law of the Senate in labour law

The book “Compilation of case-law in labour law” opened in Latvian Confederation of Free Trade-unions (LCFT) on the 18th of January, is a peculiar edition – both historical view on case-law of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate of Latvia in labour law, performed in interwar period, and case-law of the Senate of the Supreme Court of last years in sequence of the Labour Law and other legislative standards may be found together.
17 January, 2013

The Supreme Court invites pupils of a secondary school to apply for the Shadow Day

The Supreme Court supports Shadow Day – popular educational event devoted to pupils’ career also this year, inviting pupils of a secondary school to become “shadows” in the Supreme Court on the 13th of February. Providing an opportunity to have insight in daily routine of judges of the Supreme Court and employees of the court, the Supreme Court helps to extend pupils’ horizon and understanding on knowledge and skills necessary in their future profession.
2 January, 2013

Donations of judges and employees of the Supreme Court will be transferred to elementary boarding school in Rudzati

At the end of a year, charity campaign has become a tradition in the Supreme Court – raising donation for children, whose life is not easy. At the end of 2012, judges and employees of the court donated LVL 633, and they are transferred to elementary boarding training school in Rudzati.