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12 May 2017 NEW LAWYERS FROM GERMANY VISIT THE SUPREME COURT

NEW LAWYERS FROM GERMANY VISIT THE SUPREME COURT

Some time ago, the young lawyers from Germany expressed a great desire to visit the Supreme Court of Latvia in order to get acquainted with the organization of work at the court and the judicial system as a whole. Thus, on 11 May Rihards Gulbis, Legal Research Counsel to the Department of Civil Cases, met with young lawyers from Munich, who are studying law and also are currently employed in judicial institutions.

 
28 April 2017

FROM MAY 1 THE RECEPTION HOURS IN THE SUPREME COURT ARE CHANGED

From May 1, 2017, new working hours of the Supreme Court are set, and therefore the reception hours of visitors also are changed.

 
25 April 2017 THE ROLE OF RESEARCH WORK AT SUPREME COURTS INCREASES

THE ROLE OF RESEARCH WORK AT SUPREME COURTS INCREASES

On 21 April, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia organized an International conference. During the conference the role of Divisions of Research of the Supreme Courts were discussed, as well as the cooperation of Courts with higher education institutions. The discussion was led by the Director of Center of Continuing Legal Education and Professional Development of the University of Latvia, Prof. Dr. iur. Kristine Strada-Rozenberga

 
25 April 2017

OPINION ON THE ACTIVITY OF THE COUNCIL FOR THE JUDICIARY

During the conference of 21 April "Supreme Courts as guarantee for effectiveness of judicial systems in the European Union" organized by the Supreme Court of Latvia, Dr.iur. Aivars Endzins, Chair of the Commission for Legal Environment created by the President of Latvia, spoke about possibilities to improve the authority of the Council for the Judiciary of Latvia.

 
25 April 2017 CHIEF JUSTICES OF SUPREME COURTS FROM BALTIC STATES MEET IN RIGA

CHIEF JUSTICES OF SUPREME COURTS FROM BALTIC STATES MEET IN RIGA

On April 21 during the conference organized by the Supreme Court of Latvia, the Chief Justices of Supreme Courts of all three Baltic States met.

 
25 April 2017 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS THE ROLE OF THE JUDICIARY IN CHANGING EUROPE

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS THE ROLE OF THE JUDICIARY IN CHANGING EUROPE

On April 21 during the conference organized by the Supreme Court of Latvia there were opinions voiced and discussions about new challenges and modern technologies that are faced by all the Supreme Courts of the European Union at their daily work.

 
21 April 2017 OPENING OF A HANDBOOK ON MANAGING THE WORK OF THE SUPREME COURTS

OPENING OF A HANDBOOK ON MANAGING THE WORK OF THE SUPREME COURTS

On 21 April during the international conference organized by the Supreme Court of Latvia the results of the project "Supreme Courts as guarantee for effectiveness of judicial systems in the European Union" were discussed and the “Best Practice Guide for Managing Supreme Courts” was opened.

 
12 April 2017 EC REPORT: INDICATORS SHOW THAT PERFORMANCE EFFICIENCY OF JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF LATVIA IMPROVES EVERY YEAR

EC REPORT: INDICATORS SHOW THAT PERFORMANCE EFFICIENCY OF JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF LATVIA IMPROVES EVERY YEAR

On 10 April 2017 the European Commission published the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard. This is the fifth report, which analyzes the efficiency, quality and independence of judicial systems. Preparation of the report data required participation of 28 EU Member States; the report includes a number of quality indicators, as well as provides a deeper analysis of certain areas.

 
4 April 2017 DELEGATION FROM TURKMENISTAN LEARNS ABOUT THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE IN LATVIA

DELEGATION FROM TURKMENISTAN LEARNS ABOUT THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE IN LATVIA

Monday, 3 April, the delegation of the Republic of Turkmenistan visited the Supreme Court of Latvia. Guests met with the Chair of the Department of Administrative Cases Veronika Krumina and judge’s assistant Natalja Purina. The colleagues from Turkmenistan were presented with administrative procedure and rights of Latvian judicial system.

 
31 March 2017 JUDGE JANIS NEIMANIS JOINS THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

JUDGE JANIS NEIMANIS JOINS THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

Today, March 31, Judge of the Department of Administrative Cases Janis Neimanis for the period of 10 years ceases to exercise his duties at the Supreme Court, since he is being approved as judge of the Constitutional Court.