About the Council for the Judiciary

The print version
24 October, 2018

Judges’ career: appointments of chairs of courts and deputy chair

Council for the Judiciary has appointed judge Janis Grinbergs as the chair of Vidzeme District Court for a term of five years.
24 October, 2018

Proposal to release a judge from office

The Council for the Judiciary proposed to the Saeima to release Dainis Peteris Klavins, judge of Vidzeme District Court, from office because of his state of health.
17 October, 2018

On decisions adopted at the siting of the Council for the Judiciary on October 15

Dzintra Balta is elected as deputy chair of the Council for the Judiciary
On October 15, the Council for the Judiciary had a sitting in an updated composition, as five newly elected representatives of the judiciary have begun their work. New deputy chair of the Council for the Judiciary had to be elected from among the judges, and Dzintra Balta, judge of Riga Regional Court, was elected to this office.
11 October, 2018

The Council for the Judiciary will evaluate the system of remuneration of judges developed by the State Chancellery

On October 15, the Council for the Judiciary will meet in the new composition, as five newly elected representatives of the judiciary have started their work. The first item on the agenda is the election of the deputy chair of the Council for the Judiciary.
20 September, 2018

Polish National Judicial Council has been temporarily deprived of the right to vote in the ENCJ

Polish National Judicial Council has been temporarily deprived of the right to vote in the ENCJ
18 September, 2018

All representatives of the judiciary are elected to the Council for the Judiciary, the Judicial Qualifications Committee and the Judicial Disciplinary Committee

On September 18, in the second round of elections Dzintra Balta, judge of Riga Regional Court, was elected to the Council for the Judiciary.
18 September, 2018

Judges want to limit the role of the Minister of Justice in appointing chairs of courts

By an overwhelming majority, in the electronic conference on the September 18 the judges expressed their support for the proposal that the chairs of district (city) and regional courts should be appointed by the Council for the Judiciary after the proposal of the general meeting of judges for a term of five years.
11 September, 2018

Three new judges are elected in the Council for the Judiciary, and there will be the second round of elections

On September 11, Juris Stukans, judge of Riga Regional Court, Guntars Plorins, judge of Valmiera Courthouse of the Administrative District Court, and Andris Zutis, judge of Rezekne Court, have been elected as members of the Council for the Judiciary at the Judges’ Electronic Conference.
11 September, 2018

Judge Adrija Kasakovska is elected to the Judicial Ethics Commission

Adrija Kasakovska, judge of Zemgale District Court, was elected as a member of the Judicial Ethics Commission for a term of four years. She was nominated by district (city) court judges for this office.
8 September, 2018

Conference looks back at the centenary of the judicial system and highlights the role of a judge in the future

This year's Latvian Judges’ Conference which took place on September 7 was devoted to the centennial of the Latvian judicial system and its prospects. The Conference was attended by representatives of the Supreme Courts from countries that also celebrate their centenary – Lithuania, Estonia, Finland and Poland.