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Vol. 4 No. 2 (2011): issue-2-december-2011

AFFECTIVE LABOR AND GOVERNMENTAL POLICY: GEORGE W. BUSH’S NEW FREEDOM COMMISSION ON MENTAL HEALTH

Kristin A. Swenson

As affective labor is becoming more dominant in contemporary capitalism, the affect of the body politic is increasingly important. This article argues

SANCTIONS FOR ATTORNEY MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO A CLIENT UNDER LITHUANIAN AND GERMAN LAW

Edita Gruodytė, Stefan Kirchner

Legal ethics is important for the daily work of attorneys; yet, it hardly receives enough attention in the training of lawyers. This article seeks to s

THE ROLE OF HUMAN RIGHTS NGO’S: HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS OR STATE SOVEREIGNTY DESTROYERS?

Lina Marcinkutė

Globalization has given opportunities to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to emerge on the world stage as one of the central players in the proces

“LEGISLATIVE INFLATION” – AN ANALYSIS OF THE PHENOMENON IN CONTEMPORARY LEGAL DISCOURSE

Dace Šulmane

 The article analyses the phenomenon of legislative inflation from three perspectives: historical, legal and political. The term “legislative in

THE HUMAN NETWORK: SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE LIMIT OF POLITICS

Brynnar Swenson

Internet-based social media sites have been increasingly used to organize political activism across the globe. Given recent events in Egypt where Wael

CIVIL SERVICE AND CIVIL SERVANTS IN LITHUANIA: ISSUES OF REGULATION AND STATUS

Ernesta Visockytė

This paper analyses two issues: first, the possibilities for corrections of Lithuanian civil service legal regulation, deliberating on a more flexible

CAN A SENIOR CIVIL SERVANT ADAPT TO MANAGING BY CONTRACT? REFORM AND CIVIL SERVANTS’ PREFERENCES IN LITHUANIAN GOVERNMENT

Remigijus Civinskas

This article seeks to explain the attitudes of civil servants to the preparation of redesigning the civil service system. The starting point for this s

LITHUANIA IN U.S. FOREIGN POLICY DURING THE PRESIDENCIES OF B. CLINTON AND B. OBAMA

Gerda Jakštaitė

The presidency of Barack Obama is often compared with the presidency of Bill Clinton, because many similarities exist between them such as warm relatio