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15 June, 2010

Judges of Supreme Courts of three Baltic States meet in Lithuania in common seminar

Being invited by the Supreme Court of Lithuania, group of judges of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia, led by the Chief Justice Ivars Bickovics, participated in the international seminar “Topicalities of jurisprudence in the Court of Justice of European Communities”, organised by the Supreme Court of Lithuania. Judges of Supreme courts of three Baltic States – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, participated in the seminar. Lecturers were judges of the Court of Justice of European Communities from Baltic States – Kuulike Juurimae, Vilenas Vadapalas and Ingrida Labucka. Judges of Supreme Courts of all three Baltic States participate in the seminar.
15 June, 2010

Family tree of the senator and first chief prosecutor Voldemars Zamuels has been presented to the Supreme Court

Interesting and valuable exhibit has arrived to the museum of the Supreme Court from America. It is family tree of the family of Zamuels, collected and made by one of the first senators of Latvian Senate and the first chief prosecutor of Latvia Voldemars Zamuels (1872-1948). Roots of the family have been researched since the beginning of 17th century.
15 June, 2010

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court instructs Eriks Kalnmeiers as a candidate for the post of General Prosecutor

On June 15 the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics made a decision to instruct Eriks Kalnmeiers, the chief prosecutor of the Department of Cases Reviewed in the Court of the Department of Criminal Law of General Prosecutor’s Office, for the post of General Prosecutor. Main criteria for choice of candidate were professionalism of Eriks Kalnmeiers and his rich work experience in prosecutor’s office.
10 June, 2010

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court accepts the vow of notaries

Two new notaries of Kurzemes regional court and three notaries of Latgales regional court gave the vow of notary in the Supreme Court on June 10. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics, accepting the vow of notaries, stressed their affiliation to the judicial system and the fact that depending on their work, attitude of society to the state, judicial system and justice has been formed.
10 June, 2010

Delegation of the Constitutional Court of Germany visits the Supreme Court

On June 10 the Supreme Court has been visited by the delegation of scientific employees of the Constitutional Court of Germany that has arrived to Latvia to get acquainted with organisation of government management in Latvia, procedure of protection of fundamental rights, procedure of legislation, and system of justice. The senator of the Department of Administrative cases of the Senate Janis Neimanis and the Chair of the Department Veronika Krumina instructed representatives of the German delegation in Latvian court instances, place and role of the Supreme Court in Latvian court system, categories of cases, procedural and other specific judicial issues.