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15 June 2017 SUPREME COURTS OF BALTIC STATES MEET IN ESTONIA

SUPREME COURTS OF BALTIC STATES MEET IN ESTONIA

This year’s topic of annual meeting of the Supreme Courts of Baltic States is – the judicial reform and the organization and administration of judicial systems. The representatives of all three Baltic States will share experience regarding topical matters during the meeting of 15-16 June in Pärnu, Estonia.

 
9 June 2017 CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT POINTS OUT OBSTACLES CREATED BY COVERT LOBBYING IN APPLICATION OF LAW

CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT POINTS OUT OBSTACLES CREATED BY COVERT LOBBYING IN APPLICATION OF LAW

Covert lobbying, which is very common in Latvia, has caused great harm to the state. It is one of the elements that creates distrust to the state power - stated Veronika Krumina, Chair of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court.

 
7 June 2017 INTERNATIONAL COLLEAGUES VISIT THE SUPREME COURT AND THE COUNCIL FOR THE JUDICIARY

INTERNATIONAL COLLEAGUES VISIT THE SUPREME COURT AND THE COUNCIL FOR THE JUDICIARY

On Tuesday, June 6, within the framework of experience exchange visit organized by the Judicial Training Centre the Supreme Court was visited 16 participants from various European Union countries, including 9 judges of general jurisdiction, 2 administrative judges and 5 prosecutors.

 
5 June 2017 CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT PARTICIPATES IN CONFERENCE OF CHIEF JUSTICES OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT PARTICIPATES IN CONFERENCE OF CHIEF JUSTICES OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

On 4-7 June, Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court participates in the Seventh Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe in Budapest, Hungary.

 
1 June 2017 THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS AN OATH OF EIGHT ADVOCATES

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS AN OATH OF EIGHT ADVOCATES

On Thursday, 1 June, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, accepted an oath of seven advocates admitted to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.

 
26 May 2017 LEGAL RESEARCHERS GAIN EXPERIENCE IN CANADA

LEGAL RESEARCHERS GAIN EXPERIENCE IN CANADA

In early May, the performers of legal research at the Supreme Court of Latvia got acquainted with the justice system and work of research institutes in Canada.

 
18 May 2017 A BOOK OF PROFESSOR KALVIS TORGANS ABOUT HIS WORK IN THE FIELD OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND HIS LIFE IS PUBLISHED

A BOOK OF PROFESSOR KALVIS TORGANS ABOUT HIS WORK IN THE FIELD OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND HIS LIFE IS PUBLISHED

The fact that the professor Kalvis Torgans is a prolific author of legal literature is a general truth – he can take pride in both having the highest number of publications and the heaviest book of commentaries, as well as his legal findings are cited most often. The opening of the book "Kalvis Torgans in the field of civil rights and in life" on 17 May at the University of Latvia was a special event, because the book is about the author himself – a bright personality of Kalvis Torgans, who has also been Senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court.

 
18 May 2017 PRESIDENTS OF THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURTS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION EXPRESS SOLIDARITY WITH THE JUDICIARY OF POLAND

PRESIDENTS OF THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURTS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION EXPRESS SOLIDARITY WITH THE JUDICIARY OF POLAND

On 16 May the Network of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union published a statement expressing concern about the activities of Polish authorities regarding the planned appointment procedure of the President of the Supreme Court and changes in the work of the Council for the Judiciary.

 
12 May 2017 YOUNG LAWYERS FROM GERMANY VISIT THE SUPREME COURT

YOUNG 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.