CONFERENCE WILL TOPICALIZE THE ISSUE ON EFFECTIVENESS OF WORK OF THE CASSATION INSTANCE

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24 August 2017

The Supreme Court is getting ready for the conference "Effectiveness of Work of the Cassation Instance: Problems and Solutions", which will take place on September 18.

Agenda of the conference includes such topics as the role and tasks of the Court of Cassation, the reasoning of rulings of the Court of Cassation and possible solutions for improving its work.

The special guests at the conference will be MáthyásBencze, researcher of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Social Sciences, associate professor at the University of Debrecen (Hungary), Sigita Rudėnaitė, Chair of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of Lithuania, Kristīne Līce, representative of Latvia in international human rights institutions, and Dr.iur Jānis Pleps, Advisor to the President of the State.
Presentation will also be given by representatives of the departments of the Supreme Court.

The conference is targeted at judges and legal research counsels of the Supreme Court of Cassation.

The conference is organized in cooperation with the Court Administration in the framework of the ESF project "Justice for Development" (No.3.4.1.0/16/I/001) for improving the business environment in order to strengthen the effectiveness of the work of the Supreme Court of Cassation: enhancing the competences of the staff of the Supreme Court and streamlining procedural regulation.

 

Information prepared by

Anita Zikmane, Head of the Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court