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28 April, 2020

The Supreme Court continues to perform its functions in the event of an emergency

The Supreme Court, like all Latvian courts, continues its work and also in the state of emergency fully ensures the right of citizens to defend their rights and legal interests in a fair court.
20 April, 2020

Anita Polakova has been elected the Chair of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate

On Monday, April 20, in the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court, senator Anita Polakova was elected the Chair of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate. According to the Law on Judicial Power, chairs of the departments of the Supreme Court are elected by the general meeting of judges for a term of five years.
20 April, 2020

The Plenary Session nominates Aigars Strupiss to the position of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

At the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court on April 20, Aigars Strupiss, Chair of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, was nominated as a candidate for the position of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
17 April, 2020

The survey identifies the most common causes of lengthy court proceedings

According to a survey of those involved in the court proceedings, ensuring the presence of witnesses, late submission of evidence and the need to obtain additional evidence are among the most common reasons for lengthy court proceedings. The survey, conducted by a working group set up by the Supreme Court, involved almost 1,000 judges, lawyers and prosecutors.