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Vol. 7 No. 2 (2014): Issue 2 (December 2014)

THE DISCIPLINARY LIABILITY OF LITHUANIAN LAWYERS: A COMPARATIVE APPROACH

Edita Gruodytė

The article presents basic findings about courts of honor in Lithuania. The data about disciplinary violations in five legal professions—judges, lawy

TWO COMPETING NORMATIVE TRAJECTORIES IN THE CONTEXT OF THE FIRST BALTIC GAY PRIDE PARADE IN LITHUANIA

Liudas Mažylis, Sima Rakutienė, Ingrida Unikaitė-Jakuntavičienė

For a long time post-Soviet space has been perceived as homophobic and intolerant of LGBT persons. The three Baltic States – Lithuania, Latvia and Es

THE BANK AND CREDIT UNION DISASTERS IN LITHUANIA: WHERE WERE THE LAWYERS?

Julija Kiršienė

Since Lithuania’s independence in 1991, sixteen banks in the country have gone bankrupt. From 2011 to 2013 two banks—the fifth and sixth largest ba

THE BANK AND CREDIT UNION DISASTERS IN LITHUANIA: WHERE WERE THE LAWYERS?

Julija Kiršienė

Since Lithuania’s independence in 1991, sixteen banks in the country have gone bankrupt. From 2011 to 2013 two banks—the fifth and sixth largest ba

IS THE CZECH REPUBLIC ON ITS WAY TO SEMI-PRESIDENTIALISM?

Vít Hloušek

The main aim of the article is to contribute to the bourgeoning debate on semipresidentialism, its definition, and its characteristic features, with an

NATURAL LAW AND POLITICAL ONTOLOGY: A HISTORICO-PHILOSOPHICAL OUTLINE OF A MAJOR HUMAN TRANSFORMATION

Tomas Berkmanas

The article explores the possibility of comprehending natural law, together with an alternative to the Schmittean political, through an inquiry into th

VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF PARTICIPANTS IN LITHUANIAN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS IN THE CONTEXT OF EU REGULATIONS

Rima Ažubalytė, Jolanta Zajančkauskienė

Despite the applicable general principles and essential standards provided for in the law, the right of vulnerable persons (i.e. children under 18 year

THE RISE OF ANTI-ROMA POSITIONS IN SLOVAKIA AND HUNGARY: A NEW SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DIMENSION OF NATIONALISM

Jaroslav Mihálik

This article discusses the continuous substitution of traditional mutual conflicts and historical grievances between Slovakia and Hungary that has crea

HAS THE ACTION FOR FAILURE TO ACT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION LOST ITS PURPOSE?

Inga Daukšienė, Arvydas Budnikas

This article analyzes the purpose of the action for failure to act under article 265 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). The