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Dr Edvīns Danovskis

Academic Counsel / Latvia


Edvīns Danovskis is one of the most highly regarded experts of administrative law in Latvia. Edvīns is a lecturer at the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Faculty of Law, University of Latvia. His research interest includes correlation of public and private legal relationships, administrative liability law and law on public officials.

Edvīns is a regular speaker at various scientific conferences and has contributed to a number of essential publications.




  • Latvian, English, Russian, German

Membership & education

  • Dr.iur., University of Latvia, Faculty of Law (2013)
  • LL.M. with distinction, University of Latvia, Faculty of Law (2009)
  • LL.B. with distinction, University of L­atvia, Faculty of Law (2007)

    Administrative Law. Collected Articles

    Administrative Procedure Law

    A Commentary to the Charter of the University of Latvia

    Importance of State Administration Structure Law in Governance of State-Founded Higher Education Institutions

    Evolution of Administrative Justice in the Baltic States in 1918–1940

    Legal Standard for a Nationwide Administrative Territorial Reform

    The Use of Sources in Research in Legal Science

    Institute of a Victim in the Administrative Offence Procedure

    Administrative procedure law and e-services in Latvia

    Functionality Problems of Collegial Government Institutions During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Solutions for the Future

    Administrative Law. Textbook. Second edition

    Perspectives of Videocall Use in Communication Between Government and Private Persons

    Commentary of the Article 23 of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia

    Protection of Rights to Public Service with Regard to Members of Parliament and Municipal Council

    Commentaries of the Law on Administrative Liability

    Concept of Freedom of Evaluation in Latvian Administrative Law

    Basic concepts and current developments of Latvian administrative law

    Implementation of the Concept of “Public Assets” in the Latvian Legal System

    The Importance of the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament in the Legislation

    Commentary of the Articles 69, 70, 71 and 72 of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia

    Important Notions of Basic Provisions of  Administrative Liability Law

    The Government

    Public Servant’s Right to Permanent Civil Service

    The Concept of Non-Pecuniary Damage in Administrative Law

    Administrative Liability of Legal Entities in Latvia: Problems and Perspectives of Develompent

    Significance of Principles of Penal Law in Administrative Law

    Commentary of Articles 47, 57 and 58 of the Satversme

    Administrative Law and Procedure

    Circumstances Precluding Administrative Liability

    The Concept of Fault in Latvian Administrative Law

    Administrative Law. Textbook.

    Summary of Case Law on Public Service

    Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe. Volume 8. Latvia.

    Court Rulings on Application of Administrative Liability to Legal Entities and CEOS thereof

    Problems of Determination of Person Liable for Administrative Offence

    Public Authorities and the Training of Religious Personnel in Latvia

    The Work of Augusts Lēbers in the University of Latvia

    Concept of Political Decision in Administrative Law

    The importance of division between the public and private law and problems of application thereof in Latvia

    The History of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia

    Commentary of Article 3 of the Satversme

    Establishment of the Civil Service in Latvia After the Proclamation of Independence (1918-1920)

    The Understanding of Effective Remedy in Administrative Law

    Term “Unjustified Invasion in One’s Rights” in Article 92 of the Constitution

    The Concept of Public Service

    The Littler Mendelson Guide to International Employment and Labor Law, 3rd edition, Volume III. Latvia chapter