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10 January, 2017

MEETING AT THE SUPREME COURT WITH THE REPRESENTATIVE OF LATVIA IN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS

9 January, the Supreme Court held a meeting with Kristine Lice, the representative of Latvia in International Human Rights Institutions, to discuss topical issues of the European Court of Human Rights. Kristine Lice marked topical issues of 2016 of the European Court of Human Rights in cases decided against Latvia, with particular attention to substantiation of detention and retrial following the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights. Also the most essential issues of 2016 in cases communicated to Latvia were emphasized.
5 January, 2017

SUMMARY OF THE CASE-LAW ON HOUSING MANAGEMENT

According to request of the Supreme Court a study of case law on issues of housing management of apartment blocks has been carried out. A summary is prepared by Mg.iur Ilze Osa, Adviser to Saeima Legal Bureau, and Mg.iur Martins Auders, Deputy Director of the Construction and Housing Policy Department of the Ministry of Economics. 
4 January, 2017

PRIORITIES OF THE SUPREME COURT: EFFECTIVENESS AND QUALITY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE AND JUDICIAL AUTHORITY

Operational Strategy 2017-2019 of the Supreme Court focuses on two priority areas: effective and high-quality administration of justice and strengthening the authority of the Supreme Court. Goals and objectives are set for each of these areas.
2 January, 2017

APPELLATE INSTANCE HAS TERMINATED ITS WORK IN THE SUPREME COURT

In parallel with the reform of Latvian judicial system of January 1 the structure of the Supreme Court has changed. The appellate instance – the Chamber of Civil Cases – has ceased its activity and henceforth the Supreme Court will only be the cassation instance and cases will be heard by three departments – the Department of Civil Cases, the Department of Criminal Cases and the Department of Administrative Cases.