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27 June, 2019

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court initiates an examination of the grounds for dismissal of the Prosecutor General

On June 26, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics initiated an examination of the grounds for dismissing Prosecutor General Eriks Kalnmeiers. The decision was made on the basis of Section 413, Paragraph two of the Office of the Prosecutor Law, at the request of 39 members of the Saeima (Parliament), received by the Supreme Court on June 17.
21 June, 2019

An international project is being completed in Ukraine in which judges and employees of the Supreme Court of Latvia participated as experts

On June 21, the Twinning Project “Strengthening the Capacity of the Supreme Court of Ukraine in the Field of Human Rights Protection at the National Level” was completed at the Supreme Court of Ukraine in Kiev, in which Jautrite Briede, Judge of the Supreme Court of Latvia, served as a long-term expert.
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.
19 June, 2019

The Disciplinary Court rejects the judge's complaint and does not amend the disciplinary punishment imposed

On July 5, after reviewing the decision of the Judicial Disciplinary Committee of May 31, 2019, appealed by a district court judge, the Disciplinary Court upheld the decision, but dismissed the judge's complaint. The Judicial Disciplinary Committee imposed a disciplinary penalty on the judge – a reproof.
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.
11 June, 2019

The Chief Justice accepts oaths of two notaries

On June 11, Chief Justice Ivars Bickovics accepted oaths of two notaries – Linda Eglite and Gita Rubina.
10 June, 2019

Judges and prosecutors from nine European Union countries learn about the work of the Supreme Court of Latvia

On June 7, judges and prosecutors from nine European Union (EU) countries (Austria, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Spain, Germany, France and Slovakia) visited the Supreme Court for the exchange of experience.