On Friday, 5 February, the 74th Conference of the University of Latvia has begun, and it will last for two weeks. During the Conference, the Plenary Session in Law “Foreign Investment: When Law Interacts” and eight different sessions of sections have been held. Today, on 9 February, Doctor in Law Jautrite Briede, the Professor of the University of Latvia, and the judge of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court, presents a report “Principle of Adversarial Proceedings in Action” in the Civil Law Section.

Presentation by the professor of administrative law in civil law section is not accidental; because intent of Jautrite Briede is exact – to prove that the principle of adversarial proceedings works both in civil procedure and in administrative procedure.

Several judges and employees of the Supreme Court will present their reports at the Conference.  

On 11 February, Doctor in Law Rihards Gulbis, the Legal Adviser of the Department of Civil Cases will take the floor in the Civil Law Section. The topic of his presentation is on the role of the cassation instance in civil procedure and development of legal system.

In Section of Legal Theory and History, which will be held on 19 February, three reporters from the Supreme Court will take the floor, namely, Janis Neimanis, the Associated Professor of the University of Latvia, and the judge of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court, will present the report on specification of will of the legislator and law; the topic of the report to be presented by  Dr.iur Daces Sulmane, the Adviser of the Division of Case-law and Research in issues related to the Council for the Judiciary, is “Three-dimensional Theory of Law – Turn or Regularity”, and Zinaida Indruna, the consultant in issues related to application of laws, will present the report “Lawgiving  and Interpretation of Law”.

Lecturers and graduates of the Faulty of Law of the University of Latvia, and other experts of different branches of law will present 83 reports at the conference, in total. Students’ Section has also been planned, to urge research carried out by students.

All sessions of Law Sections have been broadcasted by video on-line on the web site of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia.  

Agenda of the Plenary Session and sessions of Sections


Information prepared by

Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 67020396, 28652211