Today, on the 11th of April, the Saeima decided to dismiss Skaidrite Lodzina, the senator of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, from the post of a judge of the Supreme Court by her own will.  

The senator wants to leave the post of a judge due to retirement. The decision of the Saeima states that the judge will leave her post on the 30th of April.  

In her turn, Daina Treija, the judge of the Chamber of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court, is appointed for the post of a judge of district (city) court, at the same time dismissing her from the post of a judge of the Supreme Court.

The judge Treija applied for vacant post of a judge of the Riga city Zemgale Suburb court. The judge substantiated her application with changes in family circumstances and prospective change of a place of residence.   

The last working day of the judge Treija in the Supreme Court will be tomorrow, on the 12th of April.  


Information prepared by

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

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