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16 July, 2019

Professor of the University of Southern Denmark carries out research on digitalization at courts

On Friday, 12 July, Frederik Waage, Law Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, visited the Supreme Court. In the framework of the project "Digitalization at Courts" funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers, the professor interviewed representatives of the Supreme Court about the level achieved and issues regarding digitalization at courts in Latvia.
21 June, 2019

In the framework of conversation festival LAMPA the Supreme Court invites to take part in “People's Court” and in discussion of judge's backbone

What is the guarantee of a fair trial? Are justice and rule of law synonymous? The conversation festival LAMPA will seek answers to these questions at the "people's court", which means that audience will have a special opportunity to step in shoes of judges and make decisions about imposition of penalties, tenant eviction, and adoption.
21 June, 2019

Chief Justice accepts oaths of newly admitted sworn advocates

On Friday, June 21, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics accepted oaths of five advocates newly admitted to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.
13 June, 2019

Judge and employees of the Supreme Court took part in writing commentary on the Constitution

On 12 June, the Saeima opened the book “Commentary on the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. Chapter V. Legislation”, which was drafted within the framework of the project of creating scientific commentaries on the Satversme (Constitution) and is the seventh commented chapter of the Constitution.
30 May, 2019

A report of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the General Court on intellectual property rights is prepared

The Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court has prepared a report on the cases regarding intellectual property rights that have been reviewed by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the General Court between January 2017 and May 2019.
27 May, 2019

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court participates in the Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe in Slovakia

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics participates in the Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe in Slovakia, which this year takes place on May 27-29 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
20 May, 2019

Takis Tridimas, Professor of King’s College London, visits the Supreme Court

On May 17, Professor Takis Tridimas of the King’s College London visited the Supreme Court. Professor is a recognized academic authority in matters of European Union law. Mr Tridimas arrived in Riga within the framework of the program of guest lecturers launched by the Latvian Institute of Law in 2014, giving a lecture ““The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the National Courts: Divided Loyalties?”. As well as Mr Tridimas visited the Supreme Court which has become already a tradition.
17 May, 2019

The Supreme Court, the State Revenue Service and the Prosecutor General's Office examines tax recovery issues

On May 17, the Supreme Court met with representatives of the State Revenue Service (SRS) and the Prosecutor General's Office to discuss issues of tax recovery proceedings.
16 May, 2019

Ivars Bickovics: case-law and legal science have always been and will be in interaction

On Thursday, May 16, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Ivars Bickovics, gave a guest lecture on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the University of Latvia "Topical Issues of Legal Science and Case-law", in which he spoke about the cooperation and interaction of the Supreme Court – the Senate – with the legal science at the beginning of the formation of the judicial system and today.
7 May, 2019

Invitation to guest lecture on application of the EU law by professor Takis Tridimas

On May 17 at 10.00, Mr Takis Tridimas, Professor of the EU law at the King’s College London, will give a guest lecture “The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the National Courts: Divided Loyalties?” at the Gold Hall of Riga Latvian Society.