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Vol. 13 No. 2 (2020): issue-2-december-2020

THE PRINCIPLE OF THE SEPARATION OF POWERS: THE ONTOLOGICAL PRESUMPTION OF AN IDEOLOGEME

Gediminas Mesonis

The theoretical materiality of the principle of the separation of powers is beyond doubt. This principle is inevitable in discourse on the constitution

MODELING THE PATTERNS OF CIVIL CONFISCATION: BALANCING EFFECTIVENESS, PROPORTIONALITY AND THE RIGHT TO BE PRESUMED INNOCENT

Skirmantas Bikelis

This article elaborates on recent developments in modelling the advanced measure for prevention of organized and serious criminality and corruption –

THE ROLE OF EU PRINCIPLES IN CRIMINAL LAW: IS THE PRINCIPLE OF DIRECT EFFECT APPLICABLE?

Edita Gruodytė, Saulė Milčiuvienė, Neringa Palionienė

With the enactment of the Lisbon Treaty, EU law gained supremacy over national law in ten areas of criminal law (with the possibility of extension in t

EUROPEANIZATION BY EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT POLITICAL GROUPS: THE CASE OF LATVIA 2004-2019

Māris Andžāns, Kārlis Bukovskis, Andris Sprūds

This article assesses the top-down Europeanization of national political parties by the political groups of the European Parliament. Based on the premi

THE APPLICATION OF CUSTOMER SERVICE STANDARDS AND STREET-LEVEL BUREAUCRATS’ DISCRETION IN LITHUANIAN STATE AGENCIES

Remigijus Civinskas, Natalja Gončiarova, Saulius Pivoras

The main purpose of this article is to explore how standardization of the public service provision and introduction of customer service standards affec

PARTY AUTONOMY IN THE CONTEXT OF JURISDICTIONAL AND CHOICE OF LAW RULES OF MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY REGULATION

Agnė Limantė, Neža Pogorelčnik Vogrinc

In 2019, the EU Member States started applying the Matrimonial Property Regulation, which concerns the property regimes of international marriages. Thi

ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS AND PROTECTION OF THE RIGHT TO A FAIR TRIAL

Dalia Višinskytė, Remigijus Jokubauskas, Mykolas Kirkutis

Arbitration is a dispute settlement mechanism based on an agreement of the parties. Party autonomy to conclude an arbitration agreement is well establi