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Vol. 7 No. 1 (2014): Issue 1 (June 2014)

TOWARDS AN AMERICAN MODEL OF CRIMINAL PROCESS: THE REFORM OF THE POLISH CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Monika Roclawska, Adam Bulat

In September 2013, the Polish Parliament passed an amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure. The legislators decided to expand a number of adversari

THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES UNDER THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN JOKŠAS V. LITHUANIA

Stefan Kirchner, Vanessa Maria Frese

Freedom of expression is one of the most fundamental rights in a democratic society. In fact, the freedom to express one’s opinion and to impart, as

THE INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN LITHUANIA: THE ELECTRICITY SECTOR

Saulė Milčiuvienė, Julius Paškevičius

The article analyzes the investment environment in renewable electricity generation capacities, evaluating the credibility of long term renewable energ

THE TRANSFORMATION OF ENERGY RISK IN THE BALTIC STATES

Vylius Leonavičius, Dainius Genys,

The aim of the article is to reveal the process of energy risk transformation, which creates concrete hazards for citizens of the Baltic States. The ar

THE COMPANY DIRECTOR’S LIABILITY FOR UNTRUE STATEMENTS

Leonid Tolstov, Janno Lahe

In the modern information society the success or failure of a person participating in activities related to legal issues depends increasingly more on t

PLEA BARGAINING AS AN EXAMPLE OF THE RECENT CHANGES IN THE FINNISH CIRIMINAL PROCEDURAL PARADIGM

Laura Ervo

In Finland, a government bill on plea bargaining is now at the parliament. In Estonia, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Latvia they have adopted similar sy

UNIFICATION OF JUDICIAL PRACTICE CONCERNING PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION – CHALLENGES APPLYING REGULATION BRUSSELS II BIS

Kristina Pranevičienė

The article briefly describes international legislation in parental responsibility matters and focuses on the Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 2

THE DYNAMICS OF SLOVAK-HUNGARIAN RELATIONS – THE SHIFT FROM LANGUAGE ISSUES TO LEGAL AND SYMBOLIC QUESTIONS

Jaroslav Mihálik, Juraj Marušiak

Language practice and its official recognition are considered crucial markers of national identities in the region of Central/Eastern Europe. The issue

CONSENT TO ARBITRATION AND THE LEGACY OF THE SPP V. EGYPT CASE

Solveiga Palevičienė

The aim of this article is to identify the main principles governing the interpretation of domestic law clauses that grant jurisdiction to ICSID arbitr