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19 May, 2010

In the afternoon of memories role of the Supreme Court in processes of restoration of independence of Latvian state has been remembered

“Time of wake was not easy for courts, but judges showed civil braveness and steadiness. It is a satisfaction that finally the state, giving highest state awards, remembered judges and evaluated their difficult work”, said the first Chief Justice of the restored Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia Gvido Zemribo during the afternoon of memories in the Supreme Court. He marked trust of society that court felt during restoration of state independence, and wished, so that court would be the instance, which people trust and relies on. The start of work of the restored Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia considered to be May 17, 1990, when the Supreme Council of the Republic of Latvia elected Gvido Zemribo for the post of the Chair of the highest court instance of new Latvian state and directed him to submit suggestions on the staff and presidium of the Supreme Court. On May 17, afternoon in the Supreme Court there has been remembered a significant time 20 years ago, events, people and feelings of that time.
14 May, 2010

Representatives of parties intend to refrain from expressing attitude towards candidates for the post of general prosecutor before they will be promoted officially

Meeting of leaders of fractions and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, organised by the President of the State Valdis Zatlers approved that problem with repeated non-election of ex-General Prosecutor Janis Maizitis was not in the candidate offered by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court or evaluation of professional work of Maizitis, but in the situation and atmosphere, in which this process happened and in extremely politicisation of candidate for the post of general prosecutor. Such conclusions were made by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics after meeting in Riga Palace on May 14, 2010.
10 May, 2010

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court directs chief prosecutor Arvids Kalnins to execute duties of General Prosecutor

On the grounds of the Law “On Prosecutor’s Office”, since May 11, 2010, until the appointment of new prosecutor, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court directed the chief prosecutor of Criminal Law Department of General Prosecutor’s Office Arvids Kalnins to execute duties of general prosecutor. The Writ of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has been issued today, on May 10.