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24 January, 2018

CONFERENCE TOPICALIZES ISSUE OF THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC OPINION ON THE JUDICIARY

On Friday, January 26, the conference "The Impact of Public Opinion on Judges and the Judicial System in General", organized by the Research Institute of Legal Sciences and the Law Faculty of the University of Latvia, will be held at the University of Latvia. The purpose of the event is to discuss the impact of the public opinion created by media on the progress and outcome of court proceedings that raise public interest.
21 January, 2018

SUMMARY ON CASE-LAW IN CASES ARISING FROM LABOUR LAW

The aim of the compilation of case-law is to summarize the findings of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court (before 2014 – the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate) on the application of the provisions of the Labor Law, in order to promote a uniform understanding of the law and create uniform case-law. At the same time, the summary also includes findings related to labor law regarding the application of certain provisions of the Civil Law and Commercial Law.
18 January, 2018

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT MEETS WITH THE STATE PRESIDENT

On Thursday, January 18, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics was invited to an annual meeting with President Raimonds Vejonis to discuss the topicalities of judicial system
17 January, 2018

THE FIRST LESSON ON THE LAW OF THIS YEAR HAS TAKEN PLACE

Today, more than 40 students from the University College of Economics and Culture visited the Supreme Court to hear the Lesson on the Law given by Veronika Krumina, Chair of the Department of Administrative Cases. Although the students of the University are not emerging lawyers, lecturer Jolanta Dinsberga highly welcomes the opportunity to get acquainted with the judicial system and the competence of the Supreme Court on a face-to-face basis, and has been using this opportunity for several years.
16 January, 2018

CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT MEETS WITH SPEAKER OF THE SAEIMA

On Tuesday, January 16, Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, met with Inara Murniece, Speaker of the Saeima, in the Saeima House. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court points out that this is a historic meeting, since it is the first time that he as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Chair of the Council for the Judiciary has received an invitation to meet with the Speaker of the Saeima.
10 January, 2018

DURING THE GENERAL MEETING OF JUDGES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL CASES THE RIGHT OF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE TO PARTICIPATE AND SPEAK IN CLOSED HEARING TOGETHER WITH REPRESENTED PERTY IS EXPLAINED

On 9 January, the general meeting of judges of the Department of Civil Cases explained the right of an authorized representative of the party to proceedings to participate and to speak in a closed hearing in the presence of the represented person. The general meeting was summoned by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Ivars Bickovics, on the basis of the Section 491, Paragraph one of the Law "On Judicial Power", taking into account the initiative of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia.