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29 December 2017 DISPUTE ON IMPOSITION OF A DISCIPLINARY PENALTY ON ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL OF HIGHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENT DERIVES FROM LABOUR LAW AND IS NOT SUBJECT TO REVIEW UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

DISPUTE ON IMPOSITION OF A DISCIPLINARY PENALTY ON ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL OF HIGHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENT DERIVES FROM LABOUR LAW AND IS NOT SUBJECT TO REVIEW UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

In the sitting the chairs of the departments of the Supreme Court, when considering the question submitted by the District Administrative Court judge regarding the jurisdiction of the dispute related to employment relationship, concluded that such a dispute shall not be reviewed under administrative procedure.

 
22 November 2017 CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT MEETS WITH AMBASSADOR OF CHINA TO LATVIA

CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT MEETS WITH AMBASSADOR OF CHINA TO LATVIA

On Wednesday, November 22, the Supreme Court was visited by Huang Yong, Ambassador of China to Latvia. The Ambassador met with Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

 
19 November 2017 ON THE 99th ANNIVERSARY OF LATVIA THE SUPREME COURT UNVEILS THE SYMBOLIC MARK OF CENTENARY OF THE SENATE OF LATVIA

ON THE 99th ANNIVERSARY OF LATVIA THE SUPREME COURT UNVEILS THE SYMBOLIC MARK OF CENTENARY OF THE SENATE OF LATVIA

The Supreme Court has chosen Sipji Oak from Rumba parish as the symbol of the centennial of the Senate of Latvia. Rumba parish is the homeland of Kristaps Valters, the first Chair of the General Assembly of the Senate of Latvia. Symbolic mark of the centenary of the Senate of Latvia was officially opened by the Supreme Court during the celebration of 99th anniversary of Latvia on November 17.

 
15 November 2017 JUNIOR LAWYERS FROM BERLIN VISIT THE SUPREME COURT

JUNIOR LAWYERS FROM BERLIN VISIT THE SUPREME COURT

On November 15, Reinis Odins, Legal Research Counsel to the Department of Civil Cases, met with new lawyers from Berlin, who currently are in their practical phase – working in the Supreme Court of Berlin, and have arrived in Latvia on a study visit.

 
14 November 2017 GRANDDAUGHTER OF SENATOR AUGUSTS RUMPETERS GIVES HER BOOK TO SUPREME COURT MUSEUM

GRANDDAUGHTER OF SENATOR AUGUSTS RUMPETERS GIVES HER BOOK TO SUPREME COURT MUSEUM

"My grandparents were migratory birds against their own will, who never stopped loving Latvia, and never managed to acclimatize in America" – Rita Laima Berzina (born Rumpetere) tells about her grandparents – Augusts Rumpeters, Senator of the Senate of Latvia, and philologists specialized in Baltic languages Janis and Livija Bicoli.

 
9 November 2017 CASE-LAW ON QUALIFICATION OF SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY OFFENCE IS SUMMARIZED

CASE-LAW ON QUALIFICATION OF SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY OFFENCE IS SUMMARIZED

According to the request by the Supreme Court, the case law on the qualification of serious personal injury offence and its connection with other criminal offences is summarized.

 
9 November 2017 CONTRIBUTION OF THE SUPREME COURT – IN THE 1000th EDITION OF JOURNAL “JURISTA VĀRDS” AND AT THE CONFERENCE

CONTRIBUTION OF THE SUPREME COURT – IN THE 1000th EDITION OF JOURNAL “JURISTA VĀRDS” AND AT THE CONFERENCE

On November 10, Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, participates in the discussion on the effectiveness of the judicial system and the ideal legal system in future at the conference for readers and authors of the journal "Jurista Vārds" (Lawyer’s Word) – "Challenges of the Latvian Judicial System in the Second Centenary of the State". While Veronika Krumina, Chair of the Department of Administrative Cases, participates in discussion on interaction of justice and economics.

 
3 November 2017 INSIGHT INTO SUPREME COURT BULLETIN – FROM CENTENNIAL OF THE SENATE TO EUROPEAN PROJECT MANAGAMENT

INSIGHT INTO SUPREME COURT BULLETIN – FROM CENTENNIAL OF THE SENATE TO EUROPEAN PROJECT MANAGAMENT

On the cover of the 15th issue of the Supreme Court Bulletin – photographs from the first event of the centenary anniversary of the Senate of Latvia – the planting of an oak in memory of Kristaps Valters, the first Chair of the Senate of Latvia. The pages of the Bulletin contain not only the most significant facts about the contribution of Kristaps Valters to the formation of the Latvian judicial system and the Senate and to strengthening of the principle of the independence of judges and foundation of administrative proceedings, but they also give an overview of the succession of case-law in civil cases examined at the cassation instance. The Supreme Court is the continuation of the work and traditions of the Senate of Latvia (1918-1940), therefore such a significant role is given to the history of the Senate.

 
1 November 2017 CASE-LAW IN CASES REGARDING CONSUMER RIGHTS PROTECTION IS SUMMARIZED

CASE-LAW IN CASES REGARDING CONSUMER RIGHTS PROTECTION IS SUMMARIZED

The Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court has summarized the case-law of the Department of Civil Cases regarding the consumer rights protection.

 
1 November 2017 UPDATED CASE-LAW OF THE SUPREME COURT IN CASES REGARDING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

UPDATED CASE-LAW OF THE SUPREME COURT IN CASES REGARDING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

A compilation of the case-law of the Supreme Court in cases regarding the public procurement has been published on the website of the Supreme Court. Theses and examples of case-law have been structured and summarized. It enables to get acquainted with current case-law of the Court and thereby unifies the understanding and application of public procurement law.