The discussion on equal access to justice takes place under the leadership of Secretary General of OECD and Minister of Justice of the Republic of Latvia

 From 5th to 6th July this year, the international discussion „Equal Access to Justice” takes place in the House of Blackheads. The discussion is attended by participants from different countries, including Latvia, to discuss the best practices and the development of OECD that significantly strengthens the public access to justice. The round table discussion is organized in co-operation with the Directorate for...
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In the research by the European Commission a positive conclusions about the courts of Latvia are being voiced

In Latvia there is one of the smallest accumulation of pending administrative cases in courts among European Union (EU) countries, in the research about justice in European Union (EU) „The summary of European results in the field of justice” carried out by the European Commission (EC) it is concluded. Also Latvia is marked out as one of the five EU...
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Council of Europe experts have assessed the effectiveness of Latvian judicial systems

Yesterday, April 23, the CEPEJ, European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice assessment for the efficiency of the Latvian judicial system was presented during a Council of Justice meeting. The experts offered a positive evaluation and support towards the already implemented and planned reforms; the impact of the judicial territorial reform was received a positive assessment as well, because, as...
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The presentation of the report on judicial efficiency designed by the European Council is taking place in Riga

On April 23 in the Council of Justice, the ESF project of the Court Administration "Justice for Development" will take place, as well as the presentation of the evaluation of the Latvian judicial system provided in cooperation with the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ). The report on the evaluation of the Latvian judicial system prepared by the...
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Machine Learning and Neural Networks Examination Forecasting

On Thursday, April 5, at the Innovation Center of the University of Latvia and Microsoft (LUMIC), a seminar "Data Analytics Challenge" was held, in which data analytics enthusiasts shared their experience in using various data approaches, ranging from the interactive data analysis to the use of Machine Learning and Neural Networks. During the seminar, the teams of data analytics specialists...
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Single e-case will be introduced within three years

With the conclusion of agreements among several institutions of judiciary system and Central Finance and Agreement agency (CFLA) the realization of single e- case implementation project will be started. It means that until 2021 a single platform will be available, which is generated  with the aim to create effective process of investigation and judicial proceedings, by diminishing the time –limit...
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Judicial territorial reform completes in Latvia

This year, on March 1, the court territorial reform closes, in which the number of courts and land registry departments in Latvia since 2015 has decreased by 74% - since the beginning of the reform, nine district (city) courts will be operating in Latvia in the future instead of 34 courts. In 2014, the Justice Council and the Cabinet of...
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CEPEJ present the draft Latvian Judicial System Assessment

From 6 till 7 February of this year, the third assessment visit of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) will be held in Latvia. This visit is organized within the framework of the cooperation project between CEPEJ and the Court Administration of Latvia. Today, on 6 February, the Ministry of Justice was the venue for a meeting...
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The Court Administration signs a contract with the Academy of European Law on implementation of training

On January 31, the Court Administration signed a contract with the Academy of European Law (ERA) on implementation of training on the matters of the European Union in Latvia, thereby ensuring a significant contribution to the sustainable development of the justice system in Latvia. The training is planned to be implemented within the framework of project “Justice for Development”, and...
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An Active Court Administration For Actively Changing Judiciary

As a court administrator in Latvia, Mr. Dreimanis is currently an Operational Risk Manager in Court Administration of Latvia in Riga, Latvia. He can be reached at In his article, Mr. Dreimanis would like to emphasize that a good court administrator should work proactively and oversee processes that it is better equipped to manage and forecast. Without knowledge and advice...
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