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3 July, 2018

WHAT SHOULD BE DONE SO THAT 80% OF POPULATION OF LATVIA WOULD HAVE CONFIDENCE IN THE JUDICIARY?

This was a question raised during one of the discussions of the conversation festival "Lampa" that took place in Cesis on June 30, in which also Aigars Strupiss and Anita Kovalevska, –judges of the Supreme Court, – took part. Judge Strupiss is also the Chair of the Disciplinary Court, but judge Kovalevska – chair of the Judicial Ethics Commission.
27 June, 2018

THE SUPREME COURT WELCOMES SPECIAL GUESTS FROM GERMANY

On Friday, June 22, Dr. P. Nikolai Ehlers, LL.M. and his brother Prof. Dr. Dr. Alexander P.F. Ehlers – Herbert Ehlers’ grandsons with families visited the Supreme Court. Herbert Ehlers was one of the most outstanding lawyers of the first period of the free state of Latvia. He is also one of the developers of the cornerstone of civil rights in Latvia – the Civil Law. He has later translated it also into German.
18 June, 2018

AN OAK PLANTED BY THE SUPREME COURTS OF BALTIC STATES WILL FLOURISH IN HOME VILLAGE OF CAKSTE FAMILY

In the centenary of the Baltic States, the first president of Latvia Janis Cakste and his family is commemorated, as judges of the Supreme Courts of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania planted an oak in their memory on June 15, in their home village - “Auči” of Ozolnieki district.
15 June, 2018

CHIEF JUSTICES OF SUPREME COURTS OF THE BALTIC STATES DONATE BOOKS TO THE PEOPLE’S BOOKSHELF

In conclusion of the conference “Development Path of Judicial Systems of Baltic States”, each chief justice of the Supreme Courts of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia presented a book containing special message to the People’s Bookshelf of the National Library of Latvia.
12 June, 2018

IN THE CENTENARY YEAR OF THE BALTIC STATES THE SUPREME COURTS MEET IN RIGA

On Thursday, June 14, the chief justices and judges of the three supreme courts of the Baltic States will meet in Riga to look at the the development of the judiciaries of all three Baltic States in the first hundred years of the countries in a joint conference.
11 June, 2018

REGISTERS OF THE SESSIONS AND ASSIGNMENT HEARINGS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SENATE ARE DIGITIZED

Continuing the cooperation between the Supreme Court and the National Archives of Latvia, the collection of digital materials of the Archives "Insight into the Senate Documents 1919-1940" is supplemented. Now, everyone interested can get acquainted with the registers of the sessions of the General Assembly and assignment hearings of the Senate, that are stored in the State Historical Archives of Latvia (a unit of the National Archives of Latvia) – the fund No 1535 "The Senate of Latvia".
1 June, 2018

CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL CASES MEETS WITH THE US FEDERAL JUDGE

On May 31, Peteris Dzalbe, the Chair of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court, met with US federal judge Richard Stearns, who arrived in Latvia to identify issues regarding which the US government could support Latvia in strengthening its rule of law.
28 May, 2018

DELEGATION FROM KAZAKHSTAN LEARNS ABOUT JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF LATVIA

On May 25, the Supreme Court was visited by a delegation from Kazakhstan, which had arrived in Latvia within the framework of a training project implemented by Riga Graduate School of Law. The participants came from the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan, the courts of first and second instance, as well as Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption of Kazakhstan.
28 May, 2018

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT PARTICIPATES IN THE 8th CONFERENCE OF CHIEF JUSTICES OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

On May 28, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, participates in the two-day Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe in Vilnius, Lithuania.
24 May, 2018

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT HIGHLIGHTS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF JUDICIAL DIALOGUE

In the opening of the international conference "The role of constitutional courts in the globalized world of the 21st century", the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Ivars Bickovics, emphasized the importance of judicial dialogue in the processes of globalization. "Mutual judicial assessment of conclusions and promotion of the protection of democratic values ​​is the highest guarantor of the rule of law," said the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.