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17 March, 2016

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT STRESSES THE ROLE OF ADVOCATES IN FAIR AND EFFECTIVE COURSE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS

The advocate has been not only a representative, whose task is to stand for the party to a case in the court and to reach the goal determined by the principal, but at the same time, the advocate must also defend rights – Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, stressed, when addressing participants of the conference “Advocacy as the Integral Part of Justice of Law-governed State” dedicated to the 95th anniversary of advocacy.
16 March, 2016

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS AN OATH OF A BAILIFF

On 16 March, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, accepted an oath of the sworn bailiff Evita Eistere.
16 March, 2016

SET OF DOCUMENTS OF THE SENATE OF LATVIA DIGITALISED BY THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF LATVIA WILL BE PRESENTED IN THE SUPREME COURT

On Friday, 18 March, the Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court, in cooperation with specialists of the National Archives of Latvia, will present set of digital documents “Insight into Documents of the Senate of Latvia 1919-1940”.
15 March, 2016

SANDRA KRUMINA, THE JUDGE OF THE 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 Sandra Krumina, the judge of Riga regional court, to continue to discharge duties of a judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court as from 15 March.
14 March, 2016

THE DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL CASES OF THE SUPREME COURT MEETS JUDGES IN REGIONS

To discuss topical issues of criminal law and criminal procedure law with judges of regional courts and district courts, judges of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court attend meetings of judges of court regions – last week in Vidzeme regional court, this Friday – in Riga regional court, and in April – in Zemgale regional court.
8 March, 2016

AIJA BRANTA PARTICIPATES IN OPENING OF THE ANNIVERSARY YEAR OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

On Tuesday, 8 March, the Constitutional Court, with discussion among current and former Presidents opened the 20th anniversary year of the Constitutional Court. Aija Branta, the judge of the Department of Criminal Cases, who was the President of the Constitutional Court in 2014, also participated in the conversation.
2 March, 2016

THE CHAIR OF THE DISCIPLINARY COURT: ONE MAY NOT INSTIL FEAR OF COURAGEOUS INTERPRETATION OF THE LAW IN A JUDGE

Aigars Strupiss, the Chair of the Disciplinary Court, urges to discuss qualification of intentional violation of law in disciplinary cases of judges – so that the judge would not be afraid of being courageous in interpreting of the law, because of the fear of being held liable.
2 March, 2016

THREE DIRECTIONS OF ACTIVITY OF THE DIVISION OF CASE-LAW AND RESEARCH ARE ESTABLISHED

The fundamental task of the Division of Case-law and Research has remained the same – to promote uniform case-law in the state – and, observing the strengthened capacity of the Division, it has been planned to work in three significant directions of activity.
29 February, 2016

YEAR 2015 IN THE SUPREME COURT: DECREASE OF ACCUMULATION OF CASES AND STRENGTHENING OF CASSATION INSTANCE

Work of the Supreme Court in 2015 was with the positive balance – after the several years, the number of examined cases exceeded number of cases received in the court, and number of cases pending decreased per 25 per cent – Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, resumed at the Plenary Session.
29 February, 2016

ACCUMULATION OF CASES IN THE SUPREME COURT DECREASED PER 25 PER CENT

The Supreme Court finished the year 2015 with several positive indices related to adjudication of cases. Number of cases received has decreased. Number of cases receivedin the Supreme Court has decreased per nearly one-third. In2015, 3562 were received in the court, which is per 1374 cases less than in previous year.