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Vol. 11 No. 1 (2018): Issue 1 (June 2018)

EUROPEAN NORMATIVE POWER DURING UKRAINIANRUSSIAN CONFLICT

Viljar Veebel, Raul Markus

During last two decades the European Union as “normative power Europe” has been associated with the export of certain universal norms, rules and pr

THE MONTREAL CONVENTION OF 1999 AND REGULATION NO 261/2004 IN THE EUCJ AND NATIONAL CASE LAW

Ieva Deviatnikovaitė

The article first analyses the relationship between the Montreal Convention and Regulation 261/2004. Although the Regulation and the Convention both re

PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE IN THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND COLLECTIVE COMPLAINT PROCEDURE

Jenna Uusitalo

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is generally described as the most effective human rights protection mechanism. While the jurisdiction of th

PECULIARITIES OF ENTERPRISE MORTGAGE AS A NEW FORM OF COMMERCIAL CHARGE

Renata Juzikienė

Enterprise mortgage is a new form of commercial charge applicable in the law of Lithuania since 1 July 2012. An enterprise mortgage as set out in the n

A STEP FORWARD IN THE MINIMIZATION OF POLITICAL CORRUPTION IN FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF POLITICAL PARTIES: THE EXPERIENCE OF UKRAINE AND LITHUANIA

Anatoliy Kulish, Nadiia Andriichenko, Oleg Reznik

Political corruption as a negative phenomenon hampers the democratic and economic development of any state. The experience of foreign countries across

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSES AS AN ANTI-CORRUPTION TOOL? A VIEW FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYEES IN THE BALTIC STATES

Karin Hilmer Pedersen, Lars Johannsen

Many studies have documented the negative effect of corruption on development, economic growth, and democracy. Independent anti-corruption agencies are

TOWARDS A PERMANENT CONSULTATION MECHANISM FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. A STUDY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Riku-Heikki Virtanen

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) stipulates an obligation for states to consult persons with disabilities in the dev

THE NECESSITY OF SATIRE IN MEDIA LITERACY: STEPHEN COLBERT’S USE OF SOPHISTIC AND SOCRATIC IRONY

Andrew C. Jones

Media literacy campaigns champion systematic thinking and high elaboration in the fight against fake news. However, they often overlook an ancient tool