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25 November, 2019

In criminal cases, the most common reason for initiation of cassation proceedings is incorrect application of a punishment

In the first ten months of this year, the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court (Senate) annulled or amended rulings of first instance courts and courts of appeal in more than half of cases examined. Furthermore, in two out of five annulled or modified rulings (38%) the errors in application of a punishment have been found as shows the statistics of the Supreme Court.

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Added: 10 December, 2019

22.11.2019. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-932/2019

Elektrolīniju trašu tīrīšana un nodarīto zaudējumu dabas daudzveidībai atlīdzināšana

Added: 10 December, 2019

22.11.2019. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-879/2019

Informācijas pieprasījuma atzīšana par apgrūtinošu

Added: 10 December, 2019

29.11.2019. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-318/2019

Elektroenerģijas ražošanai piemērojamā tiesiskā regulējuma maiņas ierobežojums

Added: 10 December, 2019

28.11.2019. Civillietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKC-1075/2019

Darba devēja pienākums pamatot dīkstāves noteikšanu

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Communication students step into shoes of judges. September 26, 2019

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30th anniversary celebration of the General Court of the European Union. September 25, 2019

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Delegation of the Supreme Court of Slovenia visits Latvia. September 19, 2019

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State President Egils Levits visits the Supreme Court. September 16, 2019

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The Conference marks the 15th anniversary of Administrative Courts in Latvia. September 6, 2019

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The great granddaughter of Kristaps Valters, the first Chief Justice of the Senate, visits Latvia. September 2, 2019

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Judge Aivars Uminskis commences work in the Department of Criminal Cases. July 1, 2019

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During the Conversation Festival LAMPA, a discussion about the courage of a judge was widely attended. June 28, 2019

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An international project is being completed in which judges and employees of the Supreme Court took part as experts. June 21, 2019

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Opening of the book “Commentary on the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. Chapter V. Legislation”. June 12, 2019

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The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court participates in the Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe. May 28, 2019

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The Supreme Court, the State Revenue Service and the Prosecutor General's Office examine tax recovery issues. May 17, 2019

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The employees of the Supreme Court learn about the work of their colleagues in Jelgava. May 7, 2019

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News and current events

25 November, 2019

In criminal cases, the most common reason for initiation of cassation proceedings is incorrect application of a punishment

In the first ten months of this year, the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court (Senate) annulled or amended rulings of first instance courts and courts of appeal in more than half of cases examined. Furthermore, in two out of five annulled or modified rulings (38%) the errors in application of a punishment have been found as shows the statistics of the Supreme Court.

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Case-law news

Added: 10 December, 2019

28.11.2019. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-1075/2019

Duty of the employer to justify the application of idle time

Added: 10 December, 2019

29.11.2019. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-318/2019

Limits on the change of the applicable legal framework to electricity generation

Added: 10 December, 2019

22.11.2019. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-879/2019

Recognition of the request for information as troublesome

Added: 10 December, 2019

22.11.2019. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-932/2019

Power line routes cleaning and compensation for damage to natural diversity

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