Administration of Justice

Tieslieutu Ministrija - (Ministry of Justice)
www.tm.gov.lv/

This site includes publications, reports, statistics, and organizational information on the Ministry, along with links to related departments and offices.


Corruption & Fraud

Korupcuas Noversanas un Apkarosanas Birojs - (Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau of Latvia)
www.knab.gov.lv/en/

This is the official website of the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau aimed at preventing and combating of, as well as informing the society about, corruption. The website includes legislation and other information. In Latvian, English, and Russian.

Pretkorupcija - (Crime and Corruption Prevention Council)
www.pretkorupcija.lv/

This is the official website of the Corruption Prevention and Prevention Council aimed at preventing and combating of, as well as informing the society about, corruption.


Drugs & Alcohol

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview
www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/country-overviews/lv

The EMCDDA country overview provides a structured synopsis of the trends and characteristics of the national drug problem. It consists of a summary of the national drug situation, key statistics at a glance and a barometer showing the drug use prevalence position of Latvia.


Law & the Courts

Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia
www.satv.tiesa.gov.lv/

This site provides information about the justices, constitutional court law, rules of procedure, court decisions, and a copy of the Constitution.

Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia
www.at.gov.lv/en/?lang=1

This site provides information about the court, court information and resources, including laws and research. In Latvian, Russian and English.


Police & Law Enforcement

Latvijas Republikas Valsts Robezsardze - (State Border Guard of the Republic of Latvia)
www.rs.gov.lv/

This site describes the work of the State Border Guard, as well as a description of its activities and responsibilities.  In addition, it includes information on the migration policy of Latvia, regulations on border crossings, and links to other relevant agencies.  The site is available in Latvian and English languages.

State Police of Latvia - (Latvijas Valsts Policija)
www.vp.gov.lv/

This is the official website of the State Police of Latvia.  It includes a description and history of the police force, laws relating to the police function, the number of officers per district, statistics on criminal offenses, and news regarding the work of the State Police.  The site is available in Latvian and English languages.


Research & Statistics

Guide to Latvian Law and Legal Resources
www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex.latvia.htm

This comprehensive guide presents history, information and links about Latvian law, both civil and criminal.

State Forensic Science Bureau
www.vetb.gov.lv/index.php?lng=en&tpc=birojs

A government institution operating under the Ministry of Justice to provide forensic investigations with assistance. Visitors to this site can read about the history, structure and activities of the bureau.