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Here studies by various institutions and researchers on individual issues regarding jurisprudence and litigation process are summarized.

The study is either attached as a separate document, or a link is contained to the web site where it is located.
 

2016. Problematic aspects of practices on recognition and investigation of hate speech and hate crimes in the Republic of LatviaResearch by the Office of the Ombudsman

2016. Exclusion of Parties from Pre-election TV Debates due to their insignificance.  Research by the Office of the Ombudsman

 

2015. The European Court of Justice and the impact of its case-law of cross-border judicial cooperation in civil matters on national courts and authorities. Research by the Ministry of Justice  

2015. Latvian case-law on direct application of Article 92, 3rd clause of the Satversme in context of national liability. Research by the Office of the Ombudsman

 

2014. Register of court interpreters/translators and work organization in the European UnionMinistry of Justice, Latvian State Language Center

2014. Guide for Victims of Corruption. Iveta Kazoka, Delna

 

2013. Analysis of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in the sphere of children’s rightsResearch by the Office of the Ombudsman. Author Anna Haruzika

2013. Mechanisms for compensation to victims in criminal procedure in the European Union. Authors of research are I.Kronberga, I.Dzenovska, G.Litvins and S.Sile

 

2012. Regulation on compulsory measures of social security in the European Union. Authors of research are I.Kronberga, G.Litvins, A.Lesinska and S.Sile

2012. Statistics on review of cases on corruption in 2011. Research performed by PROVIDUS


2011. Practice of the European Court of Justice in labour law. Research performed by Latvian Association of Free Trade Unions, author is Dr.iur. Kristine Dupate

2011. Detention in Latvian criminal proceedings (in Latvian) Authors of research are A.Judins and I.Kronberga

2011. Research on assessment of work of courts (in Latvian) Research performed by the Latvian Judicial Training Centre

2011. Indices of relapse, procedure of determination and application of those in work of the State Probation Service and Prison Administration (in Latvian)Author of research is A.Judins 

2011. Administrative misdemeanour proceedings in traffic (in Latvian) Authors of research are G.Litvins and K.Aperane

 

2010. Renewing justice in context of juvenile crimes: the Baltic States in European dimension (In Latvian) Author of research is A.Judins

2010. Margins of increase and strengthening of independence and efficiency of judiciary (in Latvian) Authors of research are S.Osipova, A.Strupiss, A.Rieba

2010. Ethical issues and corruption risks in Riga regional court (in Latvian) Authors of research are L.Austere, V.Kalnins 

 

2009. Briefly on judicial ethics for litigants (in Latvian) Author of research is V.Kalnins

 

2008. Social partnership in issues related with planning and building of territory (in Latvian) Authors of research are G.Litvins, K.Markovskis, E.Renner, S.Statkus 

2008. Judicial ethics, qualification and responsibility in Latvia: how not to stick at achievements? (in Latvian) Authors of research are V.Kalnins, I.Kazoka, G.Litvins 

2008. Corruption degree °C. Report on corruption and anticorruption policy in Latvia. First half-year of 2008 (in Latvian)

2008. Challenge to build legally (in Latvian) Authors of research are A.Lesinska, S.Statkus, A.Grisane 

2008. Application of the European Union law in Latvia (in Latvian) Author of research is G.Zukova 

2008. Corruption degree °C. Report on corruption and anticorruption policy in Latvia. The second half-year of 2007 (in Latvian)  

2008. Attitude towards corruption in Latvia (in Latvian) Research performed by survey centre SKDS

2008. Research on necessity of modernization of Chapter of Property Law (Chapter Four, Five, Six and Seven) of the Civil Law  (in Latvian) Author of research is J.Rozenfelds

2008. Identified problematic issues in regulation on succession in the Republic of Latvia (in Latvian) Authors are I.Sermuksnis, P.Bulavs, J.Solovjovs, E.Virko 

2008. Research on necessity of modernization of Chapter One, Two and Three of Property Law Section of the Civil Law  (in Latvian)

2008. Problems of efficiency of operation of the Law on Holding Companies and possible solutions of those (in Latvian) Author is A.Strupiss

2008. Necessity of modernization of Chapter on liability law of the Civil Law and possible influence of topical trends of private legal regulation (UNIDROIT, ELTP) to modernization of the Chapter on liability law of the Civil Law (in Latvian) Author is K.Torgans

 

2007. Research “Corruption Degree ºC. Report on corruption and anticorruption policy in Latvia. The second half-year of 2006” (in Latvian) Authors are Valts Kalnins, Iveta Kazoka, Peteris Timofejevs. (Part Three. Ethics in Courts: Self-assessment of Judges) (in Latvian)

 

2006. Municipal decisions in Themis’s scale. (in Latvian) Authors are Agnese Hartpenga, Andis Paunins, Agnese Lesinska, Linda Austere

2006. Application of administrative procedure in case of project tenders. (in Latvian) Author is Karina Janova

2006. Research “Institute of criminal responsibility of legal entities in eight countries – Northern States (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Denmark) and the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia)”. Author is Autors Dana Rone (in English)

2006. Research “Implementation of women’s and children’s rights in cases of divorcing of marriage in Latvian case-law” (in Latvian) Authors are Andra Tallija and Elina Alere

 

2005. Research “Review of complaints and responsibility of the police” (in Latvian) Author is Ilze Rukere

2005. Research “Settlement in Latvian criminal law” (in Latvian) Author is Andrejs Judins

 

2004. Research “Situation in field of communication in Latvian judicial system” (in Latvian) Authors are bureau of sworn advocates “Liepa, Skopiņa/BORENIUS” and Aivita Putnina [document is in Adobe PDF format]

2004. Research “Procedure of distribution of cases in courts” (in Latvian) Author is Aivars Aksenoks [document is in Adobe PDF format]

2004. Research on methods of generalization of case-law.(in Latvian) Author is M.iur. Maris Vainovskis [document is in Adobe PDF format]

2004. Research “On determination of court costs, mechanism of creation of state fee and grounds of amount of state fee in civil proceedings in the Republic of Latvia” (in Latvian) Author is M.ekon.lekt. Edgars Peics [documents is in Adobe PDF format]

 

2003. Research “Strategy of selection, appointment and granting of qualification classes of judges” (in Latvian) Author is M.iur. Guna Kaminska [document is in Adobe PDF format]

2003. Research “European Judicial Councils: trends and models” (in Latvian). Author is Wim Voerman, professor of the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law of the Faculty of Law of Leiden University  [document is in Adobe PDF format]

2003. Research “Extras for qualification classification and development of career” (in Latvian). Author is Dr.iur. Patricia Noonan [document is in Adobe PDF format]

2003. Research “Comparative report: Criteria of selection, appointment and promotion of judges in Latvia” (in Latvian). Author is Dr.iur. Patricia Noonan [document is in Adobe PDF format]

2003. Research “Comments to expert’s report: Extras for qualification classification (EQC) and development of judicial careers. Assessment and analysis of criteria of selection, appointment and promotion of judges existing in Latvia” (in Latvian). Author is Dr.iur. Patricia Noonan [document is in Adobe PDF format)