On 18 October 2016 Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) will host a formal book presentation of “IEL Constitutional Law in Latvia”. The authors of the book are Latvian Constitutional Court Adviser Dita Plepa and the late RGSL prorector Kristīne Krūma (1974 - 2016). The event will take place on 18 October at the premises of RGSL at 15:00. The event will be in English. All those interested are invited. The book includes an analysis of the basic principles of Latvia’s functioning state system, constitutional competence of institutions, and content of fundamental rights. It contains unique research on regulation of the Latvian Constitutional Court and its application. The book not only reflects Latvia’s constitutional law sources but also analyses the agenda and doctrine of the Court. In addition, itis a valuable source of information on the development of Latvian statehood. The book, issued by international publishing company "Kluwer Law International", forms part of a collection entitled "International legal encyclopaedias." The official ceremony will be opened by incoming RGSL Rector, Professor Mel Kenny. He will be followed by University of Latvia Docent Jānis Pleps, who will present a reading of “Latvian Constitutional law – brilliance and misery”. The event will also formally mark the establishment of a scholarship honouring the memory of Kristīne Krūma. The scholarship will be for master’s degree students who are interested in European Union and International law. RGSL lecturer Ieva Miļūna will present more information about the scholarship. You can apply by filling the form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1GXou7L48_VAwItowwp_NSmA74iQMOhF2GJr5cFN1j3g/viewform?edit_requested=true About the authors: The late RGSL prorector, Kristīne Krūma, made a significant contribution to the development of Latvian legal science, with various publications and research on International law issues. She was also an associate professor at RGSL and a teacher at the University of Latvia. Kristīne Krūma passed away this year, on 4 July. Constitutional Court Adviser Dita Plepa specializes in constitutional law and legal theory. She is author of various publications on the law of constitutional rights. Dita Plepa also lectures on the Riga Stradinš University course on “Legal methods”.