From 15 to 17 February within the framework of the project “Supreme Courts as guarantee for effectiveness of judicial systems” managed by the Supreme Court, Head of the Division of Case-law and Research Anita Zikmane, Head of the Division of Communication Rasma Zvejniece, Head of the Division of Document Administration Janis Supe and Acting Head of the Secretariat of the Council for the Judiciary Solvita Harbacevica visited the Supreme Court of Spain for experience exchange. Representatives of the Supreme Courts of Lithuania and Hungary also participated.
According to order of the Supreme Court, the University of Latvia conducted a study “On the case-law in application of Sections 464 and 465 of the Criminal Procedure Law”. The study was developed by Professor Dr.iur. Kristine Strada-Rozenberga.
February 15, in the framework of the Shadow Day the Supreme Court was attended by ten pupils from Skriveri, Cesvaine, Islice, Smiltene, Ventspils and Riga. They learned about the daily work routine of a judge of the Supreme Court.
On 21 April 2017 the closing conference of the project “Supreme Courts as guarantee for effectiveness of judicial systems” managed by the Supreme Court of Latvia will be held in the Great Hall of the University of Latvia.
Tuesday, February 14, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court accepted oaths of notaries Iveta Ozolina and Inese Moroza.
The Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court has compiled the case-law of the Department of Administrative Cases in cases regarding the Register of Enterprises.
Friday, January 27, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics went to Strasbourg to participate in the traditional opening of the Judicial Year of the European Court of Human Rights and in the seminar "Non-refoulement as a principle of international law and the role of the judiciary in its implementation."
Thursday, January 26, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics accepted an oath of notary Ieva Krumina.
Within the project managed by the Supreme Court "Supreme Courts as guarantee for effectiveness of judicial systems in the European Union", from18 to 20 January the Head of the Administration Sandra Lapina, Head of Division of Document Administration Janis Supe, Press secretary of the Division of Communication Baiba Kataja, Scientific adviser to the Division of Case-law and Research Aleksandrs Potaicuks and advisor on EU law issues Solvita Harbacevica visited the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg for exchange of experience. Representatives from Supreme Courts of Lithuania, Spain and Hungary also participated.
According the order of the Supreme Court, the University of Latvia conducted the study of case law on determining penalties in case of a number of criminal offenses and according to several judgments, as well as on combining and replacing penalties (Articles 50, 51, and 52 of the Criminal Law).
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