On July 19, Anita Zikmane, Head of the Division of Case-law and Research, met with students from the Summer School of Turība University. Students were coming from Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Austria, the Czech Republic and Italy. Foreign students had arrived to Latvia for two weeks to take part in the intensive course about mediation. The students showed great interest in the Supreme Court of Latvia, as well as have already visited the Saeima (parliament).

During the meeting, Anita Zikmane told the guests about the structure of the judicial system of Latvia, providing more detailed information on the work of the Supreme Court, its activities, departments and divisions. The representative of the Supreme Court also introduced the students with the Court Information System, with the work of the Division of Case-law and Research, emphasizing the importance of the establishment and application of a uniform case-law.

At the conclusion of the visit, guests walked around the Court, visited the Supreme Court Museum and its collection, learning about the history and development of the judicial system. The historical sculpture "Justice" and the former Courtroom of the Senate were also visited.


Information prepared by Iveta Jaudzema, International Cooperation Specialist of the Supreme Court
E-mail: iveta.jaudzema@at.gov.lv; telephone: +371 67020396