To extend understanding and interest of students – prospective lawyers – about Latvian court system and let them to get insight into one of the most interesting legal occupations – profession of a judge, which is one of the most strenuous at the same time, the Supreme Court continues tradition and organises Days of first-year students in the Supreme Court as from October until December.

Groups of first-year students of Faculties of law and law programmes, both Bachelors and Masters, have been invited to the Supreme Court.  

Students will be given the opportunity to meet Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, as well as to go on guided tour over the Palace of Justice, to look into courtrooms and to visit the museum of the Supreme Court.  

Students’ groups have to apply for and coordinate time of the visit in the Division of Communication. Telephones are 67020396, 28652211, e-mail baiba.kataja@at.gov.lv.

Days of first-year students have been organised in the Supreme Court since 2009. Responsiveness to those is really great – approximately 350-400 students from different higher educational institutions and colleges visit the Supreme Court every year. Also after Days of first-year students, students use an opportunity to get information useful in study process and visit court sessions in the Supreme Court.

 

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