Speeches and publications

11.06.2019.

Legal effects of a judgment of the Constitutional Court

Assoc. Prof. Dr. iur. Jānis Neimanis Justice of the Constitutional Court Brussels 11 June 2019 1. Rulings in the Constitutional Court’s judgments Article 31(10) of the Constitutional Court Law stipulates that in the resolutive part of its judgment the Constitutional Court shall answer the main question of the case, that is, whether the contested legal provision (act) […]

11.06.2019.

Bioethics in the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia

Professor, Dr. iur. Sanita Osipova Vice-President Sanita Osipova of the Constitutional Court Brussels 11 June 2019 Humanists, first of all, but later enlightenment philosophers foregrounded the human being as the measure of all values and the point of reference. Constitutionalism, democracy and a state governed by the rule of law, i.e., a state that we […]

30.05.2019.

Speech by the President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele at the conference celebrating 25th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Belarus

Professor, PhD Ineta Ziemele President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia Minsk 31 May 2019 Constitutional Case-Law as a Source of Law: the Role of Judges in the XXI century Ladies and Gentlemen! Introduction The principles of rule of law and separation of powers are the basic structural principles of the constitutional […]

08.03.2019.

Speech by the President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele at the conference “Constitutional EUdentity 2019 unity in diversity – common and particular values”

Professor, PhD Ineta Ziemele President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia Budapest, 8 March 2019 “Can Constitutional Courts delimit European identity?” Introduction[1] Today we have spoken about our separate legal orders and what makes each one of them unique and why the EU law trumps that once in a while. However, it […]