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22 October, 2020

The Supreme Court is visited by the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Latvia

On October 21, within the framework of the public diplomacy initiative "Rule of Law" implemented by the Embassy of the Netherlands, Govert Jan Bijl de Vroe, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Latvia, paid a courtesy visit to the Supreme Court.
6 October, 2020

The central topic of the meeting between the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Speaker of the Saeima is justice

People in Latvia have a strong desire for justice, and how to strengthen it was the central topic of discussion of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss and the Speaker of the Saeima (Parliament) Inara Murniece at the Supreme Court on October 6.
5 October, 2020

For 25 years, the Senate has been preserving and developing the values laid down in the foundations of the cassation instance

Since the restoration of Latvia's independence, the judicial system, including the Senate, has not lacked a challenge, and it has been a good opportunity to keep the Senate in a healthy tonus, as was said by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss at the 25th anniversary celebration of the restored Senate.
5 October, 2020

Opening of a Gallery of Portraits of former Chief Justices of the Supreme Court

On the 25th anniversary of the restored Senate, a Gallery of Portraits of former Chief Justices was opened in the Supreme Court. All three former Chief Justices of the Supreme Court who held the office after the restoration of Latvia's independence – Gvido Zemribo, Andris Gulans and Ivars Bickovics – took part in the opening ceremony.
1 October, 2020

The 25th anniversary of the restored Senate of the Supreme Court

25 years ago, on October 3, 1995, the cassation instance – the Senate of the Supreme Court – was reinstated in the Latvian court system. This was an important event both in the field of law, as a three-tier court system was established, and in the history of the country, as the court system that existed in Latvia before the occupation in 1940 was restored. The Supreme Court celebrates this occasion at festive event on Friday, October 2.
30 September, 2020

The heads of the constitutional bodies discuss the remote work and the centenary of the Constitution

On September 30, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss participated in the second sitting of the management of the constitutional bodies convened by the State President Egils Levits – the President, the Saeima (Parliament), the Prime Minister, the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court.
28 September, 2020

The dialogue between the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court is strengthening the judiciary in Latvia

In order to ensure understanding of court findings and further development of law, the dialogue between the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court is essential and not only through judgments, but also through face-to-face discussion – confirmation of this is the meeting of judges of both highest courts on September 25. This was the first time that such a broad exchange of information and views had taken place between judges.
23 September, 2020

The second day of the webinar organized by the Supreme Court is attended by 150 employees of Ukrainian courts

On Tuesday, September 22, the Supreme Court held a webinar on the organization of court work during the pandemic. The webinar was attended by more than 150 court employees from all levels of Ukrainian courts. The event was organized within the project “Use of e-Solutions in the Management of Court Work and Processes in Ukraine during the COVID-19 Crisis” in cooperation with the Court Administration, the Supreme Court of Ukraine and the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine.
22 September, 2020

The Supreme Court shares its experience with Ukrainian judges on court work during the pandemic

On Monday, September 21, the Supreme Court held a webinar on the organization of court work during the pandemic. The webinar was attended by more than 90 judges from all levels of Ukrainian courts. The event was organized within the project “Use of e-Solutions in the Management of Court Work and Processes in Ukraine during the COVID-19 Crisis” in cooperation with the Court Administration, the Supreme Court of Ukraine and the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine.
18 September, 2020

The working group is finalizing the report on the factors affecting the length of proceedings

On September 17, the members of the working group met in the Supreme Court to agree on report to be submitted to the Judicial Council, following its decision of February 10, 2020 calling on the Supreme Court to set up a working group to analyse the causes of lengthy civil, criminal and administrative proceedings, to develop appropriate proposals to eliminate the causes of lengthy proceedings, as well as to examine the findings of the rulings of the European Court of Human Rights on the length of proceedings.