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Vol. 6 No. 1 (2013): Issue 1 (June 2013)

MERGER REMEDIES IN A SMALL MARKET ECONOMY: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM THE BALTIC STATES

Alexandr Svetlicinii, Külliki Lugenberg

The paper represents a comparative study of the merger remedies practices of the three Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Based on comprehen

DIRECT DEMOCRACY AND ITS INDIRECT NEUTRALIZATION IN POLITICAL SYSTEMS: LEARNING FROM THE CASE OF ESTONIA

Ero Liivik

The Estonian parliament is the only institution in the country that may call a referendum, i.e. the parliament itself can formulate the crucial questio

“IS THIS REALLY WHAT I VOTED FOR?” – ON THE LEGITIMACY OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION

Tanel Kerikmäe, Katrin Nyman-Metcalf, Ioannis Papageorgiou

This paper discusses the problems and dangers of proceeding with European integration without facing a transparent constitutional debate. The crucial i

THE RISE IN POPULARITY OF THE LITHUANIAN POLITICAL PARTY DRASOS KELIAS

Liudas Mažylis, Ingrida Unikaitė-Jakuntavičienė, Bernaras Ivanovas

This article examines the genesis of a new Lithuanian political unit, the Drasos kelias party, which was created in 2012 and successfully participated

THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE MEASURES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Filip Ščerba

This article deals with Czech legal regulation of alternative measures and their use in practice within the Czech criminal justice system. Attention is

ENERGY SECURITY CHALLENGES, CONCEPTS AND THE CONTROVERSY OF ENERGY NATIONALISM IN LITHUANIAN ENERGY POLITICS

Giedrius Česnakas

The article analyses how responsible decision makers (Members of the Parliament and employees in the Governmental institutions) adopt their decisions o

JUDICIAL DECISION-MAKING FROM AN EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVE

Vitalius Tumonis, Mykolas Šavelskis, Inga Žalytė

The traditional theories of judicial decision-making have their differences set around the importance of logical, rule-bound, and step-by-step reasonin

THE ROLE OF SCIENTISTS IN LITHUANIAN ENERGY SECURITY DISCOURSE FORMATION

Dainius Genys

The aim of the article is to investigate the participation of scientists in the energy security discourse. The empirical research was carried out on th