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17 January, 2019

The Chief Justice participates in the Ceremony for the Opening of the Judicial Year of the International Criminal Court

On January 18, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics participates in the Ceremony for the Opening of the Judicial Year and Judicial Seminar of the International Criminal Court Seminar in the Hague. The event is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.  
17 January, 2019

A book on criminological genes is issued

The publisher "Latvijas Vēstnesis" has issued the monograph “Towards the Purpose of Criminal Proceedings or Criminological Genes” written by Janis Baumanis, Legal Research Counsel to the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court.
9 January, 2019

Documentary “Senators” can be viewed on the webpage of the Supreme Court

A documentary film “Senators” from now on can be viewed in the history section of the website of the Supreme Court. The film is created as a tribute to the centenary of the Senate of Latvia. With the premiere of the film, the Supreme Court launched the centenary year of the Senate of Latvia. In 2018 the film was viewed by dozens of Court guests and judges in regions of Latvia; the film was demonstrated at events of the judicial system and translated into English for foreign guests. The film was also viewed by townsman of senators in several municipalities.
8 January, 2019

A book dedicated to the work of the Office of Senate’s rulings is published

The Courthouse Agency has issued a book “Office of Senate’s rulings. Conclusions of the Senate of Latvia on the application of the provisions of the Civil Law (1938-1940)”. The book is dedicated to the Office of Senate’s rulings established in the Senate of Latvia in 1938, the establishment of which initiated the research and compilation of the case-law in Latvia.
7 January, 2019

Judge Valters Pokis shall execute judicial duties at the Department of Administrative Cases

On January 7, the judge of the Administrative Regional Court, Valters Pokis, begins to perform the duties of the judge at the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court. By decision of 10 December, the Council for the Judiciary instructed Valters Pokis to replace the Supreme Court judge during temporary absence.
2 January, 2019

The Chancery and the Document Administration Division have been merged

In order to improve the organization, efficiency and quality of court work, the Administration of the Supreme Court is reorganized as of January 1, 2019 by adding the Document Administration Division to the Chancery of the Supreme Court. From now on, circulation of all documents – judicial and other correspondence – will be provided by a single unit – the Chancery.
2 January, 2019

The Senate of Latvia continues work in its second centenary

On 19 December, the centenary of the highest court of Latvia – the Senate – was solemnly celebrated having a look back at the work done.
21 December, 2018

Themis Awards 2018 of the Supreme Court have been given

On December 19, on the hundredth anniversary of the Senate of Latvia not only a solemn event was organized, but also, by evaluating the work done in 2018, the Themis Awards 2018 were given.
20 December, 2018

The Chief Justice accepts oaths of twelve advocates

On Thursday, December 20, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics accepted the oath of twelve advocates admitted to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.
16 December, 2018

The centenary of the Senate will be solemnly celebrated

On December 19, the Supreme Court will organize a solemn celebration dedicated to the 100th anniversary Senate of Latvia.