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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 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.

 
9 May 2017

From now on the representative from the Constitutional Court in the Council for the Judiciary is Ineta Ziemele

Due to change of the President of the Constitutional Court there are changes also in the composition of the Council for the Judiciary.

 
8 May 2017

Council for the Judiciary of Latvia expresses its support to statement of the ENCJ Executive Board concerning the judicial reforms in Poland

Council for the Judiciary of Latvia expresses its support to statement of the Executive Board of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ) in the context of the ongoing judicial reforms in Poland.

 
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.

 
26 April 2017

During the meeting of the Council for the Judiciary reports are heard and decisions taken regarding essential issues of the judicial system

During the meeting of April 24 the Council for the Judiciary discussed the amendments to the Judicial Disciplinary Liability Law, analyzed the work and progress made since the implementation of the Court Communication Strategy, took note of the European Commission's report on the rule of law in the European Union, in which Latvia is rather highly rated, decided on career issues of judges and approved the representative for work in the Examination Commission of Insolvency Administrators.

 
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.