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25 November, 2019

In criminal cases, the most common reason for initiation of cassation proceedings is incorrect application of a punishment

In the first ten months of this year, the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court (Senate) annulled or amended rulings of first instance courts and courts of appeal in more than half of cases examined. Furthermore, in two out of five annulled or modified rulings (38%) the errors in application of a punishment have been found as shows the statistics of the Supreme Court.
22 November, 2019

Experience shared on international co-operation of Latvian courts in the field of criminal law

Senators Anita Polakova and Aivars Uminskis of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court participated in the international conference "The Critical Role of the Judiciary in Combating Trafficking in Human Beings" organized by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent on November 13-14.
15 November, 2019

During the solemn celebration the recipients of awards from the state, the judiciary and the Supreme Court are congratulated

On November 15, at a ceremony at the Supreme Court Valerijs Maksimovs, Senator of the Department of Civil Cases, received the Badge of Honour of the Third Degree of the Judiciary for exemplary, honest, and creative work in the area of justice.
14 November, 2019

Participants of the Young Lawyers University learned about the Supreme Court

Participants of the Young Lawyers University of the University of Latvia acquired knowledge not only theoretically but also practically, namely, by solving cases during classes, as well as going on field trips and meeting with practitioners in the field. At the conclusion of the second lesson on 9 November, the students visited the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court.
6 November, 2019

Senator Aija Branta attends the 20th anniversary ceremony of the Consultative Council of European Judges in Strasbourg

From November 6 till November 8, the 20th Plenary Session of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) and the Solemn Conference dedicated to the 20th Anniversary of the CCJE are held in Strasbourg. Aija Branta, Senator of the Supreme Court of Latvia and Latvia's representative to CCJE, is also taking part.