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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.
16 July, 2019

Professor of the University of Southern Denmark carries out research on digitalization at courts

On Friday, 12 July, Frederik Waage, Law Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, visited the Supreme Court. In the framework of the project "Digitalization at Courts" funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers, the professor interviewed representatives of the Supreme Court about the level achieved and issues regarding digitalization at courts in Latvia.
1 July, 2019

During the Conversation Festival LAMPA, a discussion about the courage of a judge was widely attended

On Friday, June 28, in Cesis, during the Conversation Festival LAMPA, the Supreme Court held a discussion “Court. Justice. The Judge's Backbone” which was attended by 100 people, while it was also possible to follow the discussion and ask questions online.
1 July, 2019

Judge Aivars Uminskis commences work in the Department of Criminal Cases

On July 1, Aivars Uminskis takes up judicial duties in the Department of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court. Aivars Uminskis had applied for the vacant position of a judge in the Department of Criminal Cases, and by a decision of the Council for the Judiciary of June 3, Aivars Uminskis, a judge of Riga Regional Court, was transferred to the position of a judge of the Supreme Court.
27 June, 2019

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court initiates an examination of the grounds for dismissal of the Prosecutor General

On June 26, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics initiated an examination of the grounds for dismissing Prosecutor General Eriks Kalnmeiers. The decision was made on the basis of Section 413, Paragraph two of the Office of the Prosecutor Law, at the request of 39 members of the Saeima (Parliament), received by the Supreme Court on June 17.