On Saturday, 16 April, the sixth moot court in criminal law dedicated to commemoration of the Professor Pauls Mincs, organised by the Student Council of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia, ended in the Senate court room of the Supreme Court.  

In moot court of this year, five teams – four teams of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia, and one team of the Faculty of Law of Riga Stradins University – participated in the moot court. The winner became the team “Res non verba” (Santa Ratnika, Ance Driksne, and Sindija Erele, the University of Latvia).

13 experts in criminal law and criminal procedure from among lecturers of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia, judges, prosecutors and sworn advocates played the role of judges. In final, the performance of participants of the moot court was assessed by the composition of court, including Anita Polakova, the judge of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court;   Inta Naruska, the judge of Riga district court; the public prosecutor Juris Juriss; sworn advocates Janis Rozenbergs, Egons Rusanovs, Vija Braksa and Aldis Alliks.

 

Information prepared by Matiss Vingris,

Head of the Academic Committee of the Student Council of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia, the Assistant to the judge of the Supreme Court