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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.
30 April, 2015

INESE GRAUDA, THE JUDGE OF A REGIONAL COURT, CONTINUES TO DISCHARGE DUTIES OF A JUDGE OF THE CHAMBER OF CIVIL CASES

To ensure work of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court until its liquidation on 31 December 2016, the Council for the Judiciary instructed Inese Grauda, the judge of Riga regional court, to discharge duties of a judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases until the end of operation of the chamber.
30 April, 2015

JUDGES OF THE CHAMBER AND REGIONAL COURTS FILL VACANCIES OF JUDGES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL CASES

As from 1 May this year until 31 May 2016 Zane Petersone, the judge of Riga regional court, and Intars Bisters, the judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases, will discharge judicial duties in the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court during the vacancy of a judge.
30 April, 2015

THE LATVIAN LAW INSTITUTE INVITES TO GUEST LECTURE ON COMPETITION LAW BY ALISON JONES

With support of the Competition Council, the Supreme Court, Riga Latvian Society and journal “Jurista Vārds” (“Lawyer’s Word”), the association “Latvian Law Institute” within its programme of guest lectures by foreign academicians, organises guest lecture “Identifying restrictions “by object” in European Union Competition Law” by Alison Jones, the professor at King’s College in London. The lecture will be held on Friday, 8 May, at 10.00 o’clock in the Golden Hall of Riga Latvian Society (Riga, 13 Merkela Street).
25 April, 2015

THE PLENARY SESSION NOMINATES IVARS BICKOVICS TO THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

At the Plenary Session on 24 April, judges nominated Ivars Bickovics, current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, as the candidate to the office of the Chief Justice. 23 judges voted for his candidacy, however, 15 judges voted for the second candidate – Andris Gulans, the judge of the Department of Administrative Cases. Two judges abstained from voting. The vote was secret, and 40 judges of the Supreme Court participated therein.
23 April, 2015

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS AN OATH OF TEN ADVOCATES

On 23 April, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court accepted an oath of ten advocates admitted to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.
22 April, 2015

JUDGES WILL NOMINATE THE CANDIDACY OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

On 24 April, at 10.00 o’clock, the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court is convened, where judges must nominate candidate to the office of the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who must be appointed by the Saeima (Parliament) afterwards.
20 April, 2015

CASE-LAW IN CASES ON CLAIM COLLATERAL IS SUMMARISED

Compilation of court decisions in cases on claim collateral is published on the web site of the Supreme Court. Research is performed by the doctor of law Daina Ose in cooperation with the Division of Case-law of the Supreme Court.