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22 October, 2019

The Supreme Court is visited by the Spanish Ambassador to Latvia Susana Cámara Angulo

On 22 October, the Supreme Court was visited by the Spanish Ambassador to Latvia, Susana Cámara Angulo, who was appointed to this position last autumn.
21 October, 2019

Former Senator Valerijans Jonikans is awarded the title of Judge Emeritus

The Council for the Judiciary awarded the title of Judge Emeritus to former Supreme Court Senator Valerijans Jonikans, who ceased to hold judicial office on April 30, 2019.
17 October, 2019

Court employees gain experience in the Supreme Court of Iceland

Last week within the framework of the project “The role of judge assistants in effective work organization of the Supreme Court”, Sanita Jefimova, assistant to the Chair of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court, Madara Senbruna, judge assistant of the Department of Administrative Cases, and Reinis Odins, legal research counsel of the Department of Civil Cases visited Iceland.
7 October, 2019

The Supreme Courts of Latvia and the Nordic countries will co-operate in streamlining the work of judge assistants

The Supreme Court has started to implement the project “The role of judge assistants in effective work organization of the Supreme Court”. The project prepared by the Administration of the Supreme Court of Latvia has received support by the Nordic and Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration.
25 September, 2019

Chair of the Department participates in the colloquium dedicated to 30th anniversary of the General Court of the European Union

On 25 September, the General Court of the European Union celebrates its 30th anniversary. To honour this event, a colloquium "The General Court of the European Union in the Digital Era" is being held in Luxembourg, attended by Veronika Krumina, Chair of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court.
20 September, 2019

Delegation of the Supreme Court of Slovenia visits Latvia

This week, the Supreme Court welcomed a delegation from the Supreme Court of Slovenia, headed by Damijan Florjančič, President of the Supreme Court of Slovenia. The guests came to Latvia to get acquainted with the experience of Latvian colleagues in ensuring the performance of the Supreme Court and to share their experience in this matter.
3 September, 2019

The great granddaughter of Kristaps Valters, the first Chief Justice of the Senate, visits Latvia

The centenary of the Senate of Latvia has left lasting historical traces not only in the judicial system of Latvia, but also in the families of senators. Thanks to information available on the website of the Supreme Court about the planting of a memorial oak in honour of Kristaps Valters, first Chief Justice of the Senate, his great granddaughter Christine Valters Paintner learned about her great grandfather's role in the history of Latvia. She also learned that neither the Supreme Court nor the Senator’s hometown Kuldiga has any information about descendants of Kristaps Valters, so she contacted us and came to Latvia.
28 August, 2019

Colleagues from Braunschweig learn about the work of the Supreme Court of Latvia

On August 28, Reinis Odins, legal research counsel to the Department of Civil Cases, met with young lawyers from Germany who are currently undergoing traineeship at the Braunschweig Higher Regional Court and are visiting Latvia for the exchange of experience.
21 August, 2019

Latest issue of the Compilation of Rulings of the Senate

The Courthouse Agency, in cooperation with the Supreme Court, has published a summary of the most important rulings in 2018 adopted under the cassation procedure. This is the twenty-third yearbook of Supreme Court rulings, and the name of the Senate is returned to its title (the Compilation of Rulings of the Senate), as in 2018 the legislator restored the historical name of the cassation instance (the Senate).
29 July, 2019

Topics of the Constitutional Law Seminar – good legislation and modern technologies

The Constitutional Law Seminar, that was held last week, addressed the proper legislation and the impact of modern technology on lawyers' work. Aigars Strupiss and Veronika Krumina, chairs of the departments of the Supreme Court, also participated in the discussions as experts.