Department of Criminal Cases

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The Department of Criminal Cases was established on October 3, 1995.

PETERIS DZALBE is the Chair of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court.

Peteris Dzalbe graduated from the Faculty of Law of the State University of Latvia in 1982. Since 1984, Mr.Dzalbe has been working in court system: he was the judge and the Chair of the court in Jelgava city People’s court, and he was the Chair of Zemgale regional court between 1995 and 2005. Since 2005, Mr.Dzalbe has been the senator of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate. In 2011, he was elected for the post of the Chair of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate.

 

The Department of Criminal Cases consists of the Chair and eight judges.

Each judge in the Department of Criminal Cases has a personal assistant.

Two scientific advisers, a consultant and a secretary also work in the Department.

Office work of the department is ensured by the Chancery of the Supreme Court.

 

See information about authority and proceedings in the Department of Criminal Cases here.