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Vol. 9 No. 1 (2016): issue-1-june-2016

EUROPEAN MIGRATION CRISIS: POSITIONS, POLARIZATION AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT OF SLOVAK POLITICAL PARTIES

Jaroslav Mihálik, Matúš Jankoľa

This paper studies the different positions and the polarization among Slovak political elites due to the European migration crisis and the Union´s mig

POPULISM IN LITHUANIA: DEFINING THE RESEARCH TRADITION

Gintaras Aleknonis, Renata Matkevičienė

The research on populism and populist political communication in Lithuania is rather limited, regardless of the fact that populist movements and politi

POLISH DEMOCRACY UNDER THREAT? AN ISSUE OF MERE POLITICS OR A REAL DANGER?

Sava Jankovic

Poland has recently experienced a constitutional crisis. The crisis involves the role of the Law and Justice Party (PiS) in the election of judges and

A PRISONER’S RIGHT TO BE RELEASED OR PLACED ON PAROLE: A COMMENT ON ÖCALAN V TURKEY (NO. 2) (18 MARCH 2014)

Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi

The European Convention on Human Rights does not provide for a prisoner’s right to parole and no international or regional human rights instrument pr

EU REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT: KEY CHALLENGES OF EXPANDING THE PRACTICE INTO NEW MEMBER STATES

Lyra Jakulevičienė, Mantas Bileišis

Refugee resettlement is not new to EU member states. But the EU only accounts for about 10 percent of resettlements globally. Before the 2015 European

CONTEXT AS A FACTOR IN SENIOR CIVIL SERVICE REFORM: OPINIONS AND ATTITUDES OF SENIOR EXECUTIVES IN LITHUANIA

Remigijus Civinskas, Mindaugas Kaselis, Saulius Pivoras

This article analyses the contextual factors and their impact on the planned creation of senior civil service (henceforth, SCS) within the Lithuanian c

ASSESSMENT OF POLITICAL VULNERABILITIES ON SECURITY OF ENERGY SUPPLY IN THE BALTIC STATES

Giedrius Česnakas, Gerda Jakštaitė, Justinas Juozaitis

The article argues that despite the evident link between political environment and security of energy supply, political elements are not sufficiently r

THE AGE OF CONSENT AND THE REDUCTION OF THE AGE OF CONSENT IN CHURCH AND CIVIL MARRIAGES AND THEIR INTERACTION

Jurgita Grigienė, Paulius Čerka, Dalia Perkumienė

In order for marriage to be valid, material conditions for marriage should be fulfilled. The form of marriage and material conditions for marriage have