New Judges at the Court of Justice
In the course of September and October 2020, two new Judges took office at the CJEU.
Ms Ineta Ziemele will serve as judge at the Court of Justice for the period from 7 September 2020 to 6 October 2024. Before joining the Court of Justice, Ms Ziemele served as president of and judge at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia (2015-2020), judge and president of the Grand Chamber at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (2005-2014), and as visiting professor at several universities. She is successor to Mr. Egils Levits.
Mr. Jan Passer will serve as judge at the Court of Justice for the period from 6 October 2020 to 6 October 2024. Prior to this new position, Mr. Passer served as judge at the General Court of the European Union (2016-2020), judge at the Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic (2005-2016), and as a lecturer in law. He succeeds Mr. Jiří Malenovský.