1 March, 2007
On February 26 the Supreme Court was visited by the Ambassador of the United States of America Katherine Todd Bailey. The Ambassador had a meeting with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Andris Gulans. K. Todd Bailey and A. Gulans discussed the successful previous cooperation when the Supreme Court together with the American Bar Association organized the international conference “Judges and Attorneys in Interaction of Professions” in June last year, as well as talked about further cooperation. The Ambassador informed that in July the US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will visit Latvia, and during his visit the US Embassy will organize a two-day conference “Reform of the court system, ethics and transparency” with his participation. K. Todd Bailey and A. Gulans discussed the possible themes of the conference and other organizing issues. To inform about the planned conference, the US Ambassador intends to hold a press conference on Monday where the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court will also take part.
Information prepared by Division of Communications of the Supreme Court
Author: Rasma Zvejniece, Head of the Division of Communications of the Supreme Court
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