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29 May, 2015

PETERIS DZALBE RECEIVES MARK OF RECOGNITION OF CITY OF JELGAVA

Celebrating the 750th anniversary of the city of Jelgava, 11 people, who, with their work, ideas and expectations promoted growth of Jelgava, were awarded with Anniversary Mark of Recognition of Jelgava “Jelgava 750 – in Swirls of History”. Peteris Dzalbe, the Chair of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court, who comes from Jelgava, was also awarded with this Mark of Recognition.
28 May, 2015

THE SAEIMA CONFIRMS IVARS BICKOVICS IN THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

Today, the Saeima (Parliament) confirmed Ivars Bickovics, the previous Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, in the office of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court for the second term of office. 53 deputies voted for him, 27 voted against, and four deputies refrained from voting.
25 May, 2015

THE STATE AUDIT GIVES POSITIVE STATEMENT WITH NO OBJECTIONS TO THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SUPREME COURT

During the inspection, the State Audit has acquired assurance that report of the Supreme Court for 2014 is prepared in accordance with requirements of legal provisions, and it provides clear and true overview on financial position, its changes, and results of performance of the Supreme Court in all significant aspects Statement on correctness of preparation of report of the Supreme Court of 2014 is provided with no objections.
22 May, 2015

JUDGES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL CASES MEET THE PROFESSOR CHAPPUIS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA

On 22 May, during the visit to Latvia, Christine Chappuis, internationally recognised expert of civil law, and the Professor at the University of Geneva) met Aigars Strupiss and Zane Petersone, judges of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court. During the meeting, the discussion concerned role of the court in development further creation of the private law, on tort law, and on legal education, because the Professor is also a Dean at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva.
21 May, 2015

THE SAEIMA REPEATEDLY CONFIRMS ERIKS KALNMEIERS IN THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTOR GENERAL

On 21 May, the Saeima (Parliament) in secret vote repeatedly confirmed Eriks Kalnmeiers, the previous Prosecutor General, who was nominated by Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice if the Supreme Court, in the office of the Prosecutor general for the second term.
19 May, 2015

EMPLOYEES OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF MOLDOVA GET ACQUAINTED WITH EXPERIENCE OF THE SUPREME COURT IN COMMUNICATION

On 19 May, when visiting the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia within framework of project on exchange of experience, group of employees of the Constitutional Court of Moldova visited the Supreme Court. They were interested in information on work of the Supreme Court, and, in particular, in communication of the Supreme Court with the society.
19 May, 2015

THE LEGAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE OF THE SAEIMA SUPPORTS CANDIDACY OF IVARS BICKOVICS TO THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

Today, on 19 May, the Legal Affairs Committee of the Saeima (Parliament) supported candidacy of Ivars Bickovics, current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, for repeated confirmation in this office.
11 May, 2015

THE DISCIPLINARY COURT UPHOLDS DECISION OF THE JUDICIAL DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE TO INITIATE TO REMOVE A JUDGE FROM THE OFFICE

On 11 May, the Disciplinary Court, having assessed lawfulness of two decisions by the Judicial Disciplinary Committee, which were appealed against by the judge of city court, abolished one of these decision and dismissed disciplinary case regarding disciplinary punishment – reproof – which was imposed previously. In the second case, the Disciplinary Court upheld decision of the Judicial Disciplinary Committee, which initiated to remove a judge from the office, and rejected judge’s complaint.
11 May, 2015

THE PROFESSOR AT LONDON KING’S COLLEGE VISITS THE SUPREME COURT

On 8 May, during the visit to Latvia, internationally recognised expert in the EU competition law, the Professor at King’s College in London Alison Jones visited the Supreme Court. During the visit, the Professor met Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. During the meeting Alison Jones presented book on the EU competition law “EU Competition law: Text, Cases and Materials” (5th ed., Oxford University Press, 2014)”, as she is its co-author. The book was presented to the library of the Supreme Court.
5 May, 2015

THE MANAGEMENT OF THE SUPREME COURT PARTICIPATES IN CEREMONIAL SITTING OF THE SAEIMA

Representatives of the Supreme Court and of the Constitutional Court were invited to participate in the ceremonial sitting of the Saeima (Parliament) dedicated to the 25th anniversary of restoration of independence of the Republic of Latvia held on 4 May. Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and Peteris Dzalbe, Veronika Krumina and Edite Vernusa, Chairs of departments of the Supreme Court, were among invited guests.