2007

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27 December 2007 Lepse and Poļakova are confirmed in the position of judges of the Chamber of Criminal Cases

Lepse and Poļakova are confirmed in the position of judges of the Chamber of Criminal Cases

The issue of the agenda of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of December 27 was confirmation of Anita Poļakova and Andrejs Lepse in a concrete structural unit of the Supreme Court. The joint session of judges unanimously confirmed both candidates to the positions in the Chamber of Criminal Cases.

 
27 December 2007 Veronika Krūmiņa is elected to the position of the Chairman of the Department of Administrative Cases

Veronika Krūmiņa is elected to the position of the Chairman of the Department of Administrative Cases

In the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court on December 27, by unanimous voting Veronika Krūmiņa was elected to the position of the Chairman of the Department of Administrative Cases. V. Krūmiņa fulfilled the duties of the chief of the Department already since September 17, when the previous Chairman of the Department Valerijans Jonikāns was elected to the position of the Chairman of the Department of Civil Cases.

 
20 December 2007

Plenary Session will elect the chief of the Department of Administrative Cases and confirm a new judge

On Thursday, December 27, at 9.30, senators and judges of the Supreme Court will gather at the Plenary Session to elect the Chairman of the Department of Administrative Cases.

 
19 December 2007

Plenary Session publishes report on conduct of judges

On December 19, 2007, the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court discussed the report of the work group formed on September 17, on breach of ethical standards in actions of the Supreme Court judges expressed after the published phone calls of judges and attorneys.

 
18 December 2007

Plenary Session of the Supreme Court will evaluate reports on violations of ethical standards in activities of judges

On December 19, 2007, at 15.00, the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court is convened where judges will listen to and evaluate the report prepared by the work group formed by the Supreme Court on violations of ethical standards in activities of judges found after the published phone calls of judges and attorneys. And, representatives from the General Prosecutor’s office will present opinion on the results of the inspection conducted by the General Prosecutor’s office.

 
13 December 2007 Seminar for regional court judges in three spheres

Seminar for regional court judges in three spheres

On Friday, December 14, judges from regional courts were invited to attend the seminar organized by the Supreme Court. The seminar is held in three parts – the sphere of criminal law, the sphere of civil law and the sphere of administrative law, and its program is prepared by the Division of Case-law in cooperation with the Departments of the Senate and Court Chambers.

 
11 December 2007

130 rulings published in the Collection of Rulings of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate

The state joint stock company “Tiesu namu aģentūra” in cooperation with the Supreme Court has published the next collection of the rulings of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court Senate of the Republic of Latvia.

The Collection contains 130 rulings adopted by the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court Senate in 2006 in the cases reviewed under the cassation procedure, or regarding which protests have been filed under Articles 483 and 484 of the Civil Procedure Law.

The Collection includes selected most characteristic rulings on law matters which courts when reviewing specific cases face repeatedly, or which have principal significance in law theory

 
7 December 2007 Students are interested to learn about the Supreme Court

Students are interested to learn about the Supreme Court

This week in the Supreme Court is the students’ week. On October 5, two groups of students visited the court – from the Riga Secondary School No.46 and Zalves and Sproģu elementary schools, but on October 6 a student from Cēsu Gymnasium Inga Kleša became a “shadow” in the Supreme Court.

 
6 December 2007

Judicial Commission accepts nominations of Neimanis and Polovkova to the position of the Supreme Court judges

The Judicial Commission on the December 6 approved nomination of two candidates – Jānis Neimanis and Anita Polakova – to the position of judges of the Supreme Court.

 
29 November 2007 Supreme Courts of Latvia and Korea see possibilities to cooperate

Supreme Courts of Latvia and Korea see possibilities to cooperate

The Republic of Korea (South Korea) wishes to cooperate with the countries of the European Union, developing contacts in the field of law, as well. Invitation to mutual cooperation between the Supreme Courts of the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Korea was expressed by Bae Hyong-Won), a judge of the Supreme Court of Korea, who at the present moment holds the position of attaché of the Republic of Korea in Vienna, and who took a one day working visit to the Supreme Court of Latvia on November 29.