8 May 2017 – 2020
27 April 2005 – 1 January 2015
|Assumed office |
2 September 2020
|Born||12 February 1970|
Ineta Ziemele (born 12 February 1970) is Latvian jurist and judge at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia since 2015. On 8 May 2017 she was elected to be the President of the Constitutional Court.
From 27 April 2005 to 2015 she was a judge at the European Court of Human Rights. In September 2012 she became President of the Court's Fourth Section. She graduated from the Law Faculty of the University of Latvia in 1993 and continued her studies in Sweden, where she earned a master's degree in International law. She went on to earn her doctoral degree from University of Cambridge at Wolfson College. She has worked as an adviser for the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Saeima and for the Prime Minister of Latvia. She also has been a professor at the University of Latvia and the Riga Graduate School of Law.
On 2 September 2020 she was appointed to be a judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union for the period from 7 September 2020 to 6 October 2024.
- Ziemele, Ineta (2005). State Continuity and Nationality: The Baltic States and Russia. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. ISBN 90-04-14295-9.