Speeches and publications

08.10.2015.

The Role of Constitutional Courts in Strengthening the Independence of the Judicial Power: Latvian Experience

Aldis Laviņš President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia XX Yerevan International Conference “The Role of Constitutional Courts in Strengthening the Independence of the Judicial Power: Doctrinal Approaches and Contemporary Challenges” Yerevan, Armenia on 8-10 October, 2015 [1] The status and the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court give it the possibilities for strengthening […]

25.09.2015.

Relations of the Constitutional Court with other Public Authorities: Latvian Experience

Aldis Laviņš President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia International Conference “Relations of the Constitutional Court with other public authorities” Chisinau, Moldova  24-25 September 2015 [1] Cooperation of the Court with other authorities is significant in organising the work of the court, ensuring high quality execution of the rulings and maintaining the authority […]

15.12.2012.

Constitutional Status of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia

Dr.iur., Docent Rodiņa Anita Vice-dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Latvia Mg.iur. Spale Alla  Assistant to the President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia Published in “Конституционное правосудие” 4(58)’12 The constitutional status of the Constitutional Court in Latvia is defined in one Article of the Satversme of the Republic of […]

14.04.2012.

Criticism of the Judiciary versus Authority and Independence of the Judiciary

Ms Laila Jurcena Adviser to the President, Constitutional Court of Latvia 5th conference of secretaries general of constitutional courts or courts with equivalent jurisdiction Yerevan, Armenia 13-14 April 2012 [1] A proper reaction to criticism is important to preserve authority of the judiciary and to protect its independence. In order to establish what “proper reaction” is […]

16.10.2011.

Principle of Judicial Independence in the Case-Law of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia: Modern Trends

Mr. Gunars Kutris Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia Ms Laila Jurcena Adviser to the President, Constitutional Court of Latvia Published in „Kонституционое правосудие” No 3(53)2011 Introduction I’ll start by saying that I do not want to contradistinguish the words “classical” and “modern”. I am convinced that the case law developed by […]

21.10.2010.

Peculiarities of functioning and problems of improvement of capability of institution of an individual complaint in the Republic of Latvia

Aija Branta Justice of the Constitutional Court of Latvia XV Yerevan International Conference “Safegarding and protection of human constitutional rights in the practice of constitutional justice, taking into account the legal positions of the Europena Court of Human Rights” Yerevan, Armenia on 21-23 October. 2010 Honourable President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of […]

16.02.2010.

Characteristics of Work Of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia: Case-law of the Court in Social Security Matters

Mr. Gunars Kutris Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia Ms Laila Jurcena Adviser to the President, Constitutional Court of Latvia Experience of constitutional courts keeps growing. Courts start examining more complicated matters; therefore they should develop as fast as the society does interests of which they represent. Topics of urgent problems […]

05.10.2005.

The principle of legal certainty within the Jurisdiction of the  Republic of Latvia Constitutional Court

Aivars Endzins President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia X Yerevan International conference “The legal principles and political reality in exercise of constitutional court” 2005, October 5-7 Honourable ladies and gentlemen! During the almost nine years of its activities the Republic of Latvia Constitutional Court has reached 80 judgments. Almost every fourth […]