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2019
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17.09.2019.

President Egils Levits meets with Justices of the Constitutional Court

Today, on 16 September, President Egils Levits visited to Constitutional Court to take part in the opening of the book “The Satversme of the Republic of Latvia. Findings by the Constitutional Court” and discuss with the Justices relevant developments in the constitutional law in Latvia. During the opening of the book “The Satversme of the Republic […]

12.09.2019.

Justice of the Constitutional Court Artūrs Kučs participates in high-level conference in Paris

From 12 to 13 September, Justice of the Constitutional Court Artūrs Kučs will attend a high-level conference organised by the Court of Cassation (Cour de cassation) and the Constitutional Council (Conseil constitutionnel) of France, to which Presidents and representatives of all European constitutional and supreme courts have been invited. The conference aims to promote judicial dialogue and […]

10.09.2019.

Ineta Ziemele: implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in Latvia has significantly contributed to raising awareness of human rights

On Monday, 9 September, President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele participated in the 5th Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (hereafter – PACE) dedicated to the role of national parliaments in implementing the European Conventions on Human Rights (hereafter – ECHR) and effective execution of judgements by the European Court of […]

09.09.2019.

Vice-president of the Constitutional Court Sanita Osipova and Justice of the Constitutional Court Aldis Laviņš will attend the annual conference of the European Law Institute in Vienna

From 4 to 6 September, Vice-president of the Constitutional Court Sanita Osipova and Justice Aldis Laviņš will participate in the annual conference of the European Law Institute in Vienna. The conference will provide an opportunity to the Justices to gain information about recent developments in the European Union law in various areas; however, the issues of […]

06.09.2019.

To mark the centenary of the Latvian National Library, the Constitutional Court organises a discussion with the readers “Is everything that hurts fundamental rights?”

On Saturday, 31 August, the discussion organised by the Constitutional Court “Is everything that hurts fundamental rights?” to mark the centenary of the Library was held at the Latvian National Library. It was moderated by Vice-president of the Constitutional Court professor Sanita Osipova, Lauris Liepa, the leading partner of the law office “COBALT” and Aidis Tomsons, […]

04.09.2019.

For the third time, judges from courts of general jurisdiction and administrative courts have the possibility to apply for experience sharing at the Constitutional Court

Today, on 4 September, the Constitutional Court, in co-operation with the Ministry of Justice and the Court Administration, for the third successive year announces a competition, which gives an opportunity to judges from courts of general jurisdiction and administrative courts to apply for experience sharing at the Constitutional Court. During the period of six months (from […]

16.08.2019.

A case initiated with respect to the Minister’s order, which suspended regulation on an opinion poll of the inhabitants of Ikšķile Region

On 16 August 2019, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of the Order by the Minister for Environment Protection and Regional Development of 25 April 2019 No. 1‑2/59 “On Suspending the Regulation on the Opinion Poll of the Inhabitants of Ikšķile Region “Vote of Ikšķile Region”” with Article 1 and Article 101 of […]

07.08.2019.

Another case initiated with regard to the provision stipulating that in civil procedure the Senate’s decision to refuse to initiate cassation proceedings may be drawn up in the form of a resolution

On 7 August 2019, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated a second case “On compliance of Section 464(41) of the Civil Procedure Law with the first sentence of Article 92 of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia”. The contested provision Section 464(41) of the Civil Procedure Law provides that the decision of […]

22.07.2019.

The Constitutional Court opens access to the database of its judicature and provides the possibility to use the Court’s book collection

Today, on 22 July, the Constitutional Court opens access to the database of the Constitutional Court’s judicature that has been developed over the course of several years and also offers the possibility to use the Court’s collection of books and publications, accumulated since its establishment. The database of the Constitutional Court will be available to all […]