The Latvian Judicial Training Centre (LJTC) hosted the first semi-final of this year’s THEMIS Competition, between 12 and 14 April 2016. The subject of the competition was international cooperation in criminal matters.
Austrian team is the winner of the competition with the paper “ Smuggling in Human beings”.
EJTN had the honour of having distinguished members of the jury to assess the competing teams: Dr. Stephan Haberland from Germany, Judge, Head of Panel, Regional Court of Appeal in Bremen; Dr. Tomasz Ostropolski from Poland, Head of Unit within the Polish Ministry of Justice, Department of Criminal Law; and, Ms. Jūlija Muraru-Kļučica from Latvia, Legal adviser within the Department of Judicial Cooperation, Latvian Ministry of Justice and Lecturer for the Latvian Judicial Training Centre. source http://www.ejtn.eu/
This year Latvian team will participate in THEMIS Competitions semi-final on the subject of Judicial Ethics and Professional Conduct. It will take place in Judicial Academy of the Slovak Republic, Omsenie, Slovak Republic.
The official language of THEMIS competition is English.