Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

Sukurta: 21 July 2018

tf9 Sauletekio, block 1

Tel. 236 61 65, fax. 236 6163
E-mail:  
http://www.tf.vu.lt 

Dean – Prof. Dr. Tomas Davulis

 

STAFF

117 teachers (90 holding research degree), 13 research fellows (3 holding research degree), 57 doctoral students.

DEPARTMENTS OF THE FACULTY

Department of Criminal Justice
Department of Private Law
Department of Public Law

RESEARCH AREAS

Integration of the Legal System of Lithuania into the Legal System of European Union
Efficiency of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law and Punishment Execution Law
Lithuanian Legal Tradition and Dynamics of Conception of Law
Efficiency of Private Law

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS DEFENDED IN 2017

J. Baltrimas. Judicial precedent: authority and functioning.
A. Dambrauskienė. Implementation of the ultima ratio principle in criminalising acts in the criminal code of the Republic of Lithuania.
N. Gaubienė. State immunity in international civil procedure.
P. Gruodis. Tax norms as a regulatory tool of credit institutions’ activities.
A. Juškevičiūtė-Vilienė. The constitutional foundations of the freedom of individual economic activity in Lithuania: economic, historical and comparative insights.
A. Petkevičiūtė. Taxation of reorganizations and transfers in Lithuania: implementation of the Council Directive 2009/133/.
D. Pūraitė-Andrikienė. Constitutional justice procedure in Lithuania: a search for optimal model.

MAIN CONFERENCES ORGANIZED IN 2017

International conferences:
Modernization of Company Law: Effective, Innovative and Optimal Solutions
Challenges in Harmonizing the Integrity and Novelties of the General Part of the Criminal Code
5th international conference of PhD Students and Young Legal Researchers How Deep is Your Law? Brexit. Technologies. Modern conflicts
National conference Research of Criminal Justice/SLS’2017
Annual student’s scientific society conference
Discussion Mediation in Lithuania: Are We on the Right Track?
Discussion to commemorate 25th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania
14th European Law Summer School
Discussion March 11th: An Intersection of Law and Policy
Discussion The State Neutrality Principle: Theoretical Justification and Practical Challenges
Open scientific seminar – discussion Recent Global Challenges to Legal Systems/SLS‘2017
The Joint Workshop for PhD Students
Scientific meeting of scientists from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University and the Faculty of Law of University of Antwerp/SLS’2017
Lecture of visiting professor Dr. Johan Meeusen (Antwerp) EU Conflict of Laws: New Solutions to New Problems?/SLS’2017
Cycle of scientific events The Spring of Law Science (SLS’2017)

MAIN SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS IN 2017

Mikalonienė, L., Mikelėnas, V., Miliauskas, P., Mitkevičius, V., Tikniūtė, A. 2017. Įmonių teisinių formų konvergencija ir divergencija: ar Lietuvos teisinis reglamentavimas yra patrauklus tarptautiniame kontekste? (The convergence and divergence of legal forms of enterprises: is Lithuanian legal regulation attractive in international context?) Scientific study. Vilnius University Press, 464 p.

Mikelėnas, V., Miliauskas, P. 2017. Impact of financial crisis on director’s liability: Lithuanian experience in comparative perspective. Role of Law: Human Rights and Social Justice, Justice Systems, Commerce, and Curriculum: selected issues, p. 183–193.

Paužaitė – Kulvinkskienė, J. 2017. The principle of effective legal protection in administrative law in Lithuania. The principle of effective legal protection in administrative law: a European perspective. Abingdon: Routledge, p. 190–217.

Sakalauskas, G., Dunkel, F. 2017. Kriminalpolitik und Sanktionspraxis in Litauen im europäischen Vergleich. Monatsschrift für Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform, 100(2), p. 103–122.

Švedas, G., Veršekys, P., Levon, J., Prapiestis, D. 2017. Lietuvos Respublikos Baudžiamojo Kodekso Bendrosios dalies vientisumo ir naujovių (su)derinimo iššūkiai (Challenges in Harmonizing the Integrity and Novelties of the General Part of the Criminal Code). Monograph. Vilnius University Press, 318 p.

Žalimas, D. 2017. Lessons of World War II and the annexation of Crimea. International Comparative Jurisprudence, vol. 3(1), p. 25–36.

 

DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

9 Sauletekio, block 1, LT-10222 Vilnius
Tel. 236 6167, 236 6168

E-mail:

Head Prof. Habil. Dr. Gintaras Švedas

STAFF

Professors: Habil. Dr. G. Švedas, Dr. A. Abramavičius, Dr. A. Gutauskas, Dr. J.  Prapiestis.
Associate professors: Dr. G. Goda, Dr. A. Gorbatkov, Dr. G. Juodkaitė-Granskienė, Dr. P. Kuconis, Dr. R. Merkevičius, Dr. I. Michailovič, Dr. G. Sakalauskas.
Associate professors of practice: G. Jasaitis, A. Meška.
Assistants: V. Kilinskas, Dr. J. Levon, Dr. J. Namavičius.
Lecturers: M. Aidukas, Dr. A. Jatkevičius, Dr. A. Juozapavičius, D. Prapiestis, Dr. P. Veršekys, Dr. A. Vosyliūtė.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Efficiency of criminal law, criminal procedure law and punishment execution law
Substantive criminal law
Juvenile criminal law
Penitentiary and probation law
Criminology
Qualification of criminal acts
Comparative criminal law
Criminal policy
International and EU criminal law
Law of criminal procedure
International and EU criminal procedure law
Criminalistics

RESEARCH PROJECTS CARRIED OUT IN 2017

Projects supported by International funding

EU-funded Project: Support to Judicial Reform in Kazakhstan: Enhancing Criminal Justice through Support to the Reform of the Penal Process and of the Procedure for Enforcing Judicial Acts (EC Contract No. 365-756). Assoc. Prof. Dr. G. Juodkaitė-Granskienė. Short-term expert, 2015–2018.

EU-funded Project: Enhancing the Quality of Judicial Training – by Upgrading EU Law and On-Line Trainings (CRO EULAW). No. HR/14/IB/JH/03. Assoc. Prof. Dr. G. Juodkaitė-Granskienė: Short-term expert, 2016–2017.

Project FP7-SEC-2013.1.6-1: Framework and Tools for (Semi) Automated Exploitation of Massive Amounts of Digital Data for Forensic Purposes – Integration Project. Assoc. Prof. Dr. G. Juodkaitė-Granskienė: Legal expert, 2014–2017.

EU-funded Project: Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine. Prof. Habil. Dr. G. Švedas. Short-term expert, 2015–2017.

National and / or International Projects Supported by Research Council of Lithuania

Research Council of Lithuania. Challenges in Harmonizing the Integrity and Novelties of the General Part of the Criminal Code. Prof. Habil. Dr. G. Švedas (Head), Dr. P. Veršekys, Dr. J. Levon, D. Prapiestis. 2015–2017.

Projects Supported by University Budget

Research on the Efficiency of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law and Punishment Execution Law. Prof. Habil. Dr. G. Švedas. 2016–2018.

Contractual Research

The legal research expertize to the Constitutional Court of Lithuania on Issues of the Law of Personal Insolvency provided by Dr. J. Namavičius. Expert opinion concerning the Law of Personal Insolvency regarding cases No. 12/2015, 13/2016.

The legal research expertize to the Lithuanian Parliament (Parliamentary Committee on Legal Affairs) on Issues of the System of Fines in the Criminal Code of the Republic of Lithuania provided by Dr. J. Namavičius and Dr. G. Sakalauskas. Expert opinion in regard of the Amendments (Draft Law No. XIIIP-1066) of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Lithuania, concerning the system of fines.

The legal research expertize to the Lithuanian Parliament on Issues of Criminal Law provided by Prof. Habil. Dr. G. Švedas. Expert opinion of the Amendments (Draft Legal Act No. XIII-708) of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Lithuania. On the basis on legal research and expert findings, the Amendments of the Legal Act No. XII-1818 on the Penal Sanction Enforcement Code were adopted and entered into force.

The legal research expertize to the Lithuanian Notaries’ Chamber on Issues related to the application of the Law on prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing to the activities of Notaries in the Republic of Lithuania provided by Prof. Habil. Dr. G. Švedas. Consultative scientific opinion (report) on the application of the Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in the Republic of Lithuania regarding the activities of notaries was presented to the Lithuanian Notaries’ Chamber. In addition, in order to remove the shortcomings of the Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing identified in the investigation, proposals for amendments to the said law were drafted, which were passed to the Financial Crime Investigation Service, the Law Committee of the Lithuanian Parliament.

Main publications:

Abramavičius, A., Vosyliūtė, A. 2017. Atviroji vagystė ir jos kvalifikavimo ypatumai. Teisė, vol. 105, p. 7–21.

Dambrauskienė, A. 2017. Criminal liability for terrorism in European Union in the context of the ultima ratio principle. How deep is your law? Brexit. Technologies. Modern conflicts: 5th international conference of PhD students and young researchers, 27–28 April 2017, Vilnius, Lithuania: conference papers, p. 82–93.

Sakalauskas, G. 2017. Elektronische Überwachung in weiteren europäischen Ländern: Litauen. In Elektronische Überwachung von Straffälligen im europäischen Vergleich – Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven. Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg, p. 389–400.

Sakalauskas, G., Dunkel, F. 2017. Kriminalpolitik und Sanktionspraxis in Litauen im europäischen Vergleich. Monatsschrift für Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform, vol. 100(2), p. 103–122.

Švedas, G., Veršekys, P., Levon, J., Prapiestis, D. 2017. Lietuvos Respublikos Baudžiamojo Kodekso Bendrosios dalies vientisumo ir naujovių (su)derinimo iššūkiai (Challenges in Harmonizing the Integrity and Novelties of the General Part of the Criminal Code). Monograph. Vilnius University Press, 318 p.

Vosyliūtė, A. 2017. Lygtinis paleidimas kaip integracijos prielaida: teismų sprendimų problemos. Bausmių taikymo ir vykdymo tarptautinis palyginimas, tendencijos ir perspektyvos Lietuvoje: recenzuotų mokslinių straipsnių rinkinys, p. 205–231.

MAIN R&D&I (RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION) PARTNERS

Ministry of Justice (Lithuania)
Supreme Court of Lithuania
Appeal Court of Lithuania
Prosecutor General Office (Lithuania)
Lithuanian Chamber of Notaries (Lithuania)
Prison Department under the Ministry of Justice (Lithuania)
Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior (Lithuania)


OTHER SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

Prof. Habil. Dr. G. Švedas

Prof. Dr. A. Abramavičius –

Prof. Dr. J. Prapiestis

Assoc. Prof.  G. Goda –

Assoc. Prof.  Dr. G. Sakalauskas –

  • editorial board member of the journal Sveikatos ir socialinių mokslų taikomieji tyrimai: sandūra ir sąveika (Applied Research in Health & Social Sciences: Interface & Interaction);
  • editorial board member of the journal Kriminologijos studijos (Criminological Studies);
  • editorial board member of the journal Nowa Kodyfikacja Prawa Karnego (New Criminal Law Codification) (A scientific quarterly, published by the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wroclaw, Poland), http://nkp.wuwr.pl/page/-144;
  • member of Lithuanian Association of Criminology;
  • member of International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation (IPPF).

Assoc. Prof.  Dr. G. Juodkaitė-Granskienė –

  • editorial board member of the journal Theory and Practice of Forensic Examination and Criminalistics, http://www.hniise.gov.ua;
  • scientific committee member of the journal Law and Forensic Science, http://lawforensics.org/about/scientific_committee/;
  • chairman of Coordination council of forensic expert’s activities of Lithuanian chairman of Lithuanian Association of Criminalists;
  • member of Baltic Network of Forensic Science Institutions;
  • member of European Network of Forensic Science Institutions.

Lecturer Dr. A. Jatkevičius –

  • editor-in-chief of the journal Teisės E-Aktualijos (E-Actualities of Law);
  • permanent representative (Expert) of the Republic of Lithuania to the Committee of Experts on new ways of dealing with juvenile delinquency and the role of juvenile justice (PC-JU);
  • elected member of the working group of the Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP) of the European Committee of Crime Problems (CDPC) of Council of Europe (COE), https://rm.coe.int/16806f9b33.

 

DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE LAW

9 Sauletekio, block 1, LT-10222 Vilnius
Tel. 236 6169, 236 6170
E-mail:

Head Prof. Habil. Dr. Vytautas Nekrošius

STAFF

Professors: Habil. Dr. V. Mikelėnas, Habil. Dr. V. Nekrošius, Dr. A. Dambrauskaitė, Dr. T. Davulis, Dr. V. Mizaras, Dr. D. Petrylaitė.
Associate professors of practice: R. Birštonas, Š. Keserauskas, E. Tamošiūnienė. Associate professors: Dr. T. Bagdanskis, Dr. A. Bitinas, Dr. D. Bublienė, Dr. L. Didžiulis, Dr. L. Mikalonienė, Dr. P. Miliauskas, Dr. R. Simaitis, Dr. D. Soloveičik, Dr. A. Taminskas, Dr. J. Usonis, Dr. V. Vėbraitė.
Professors of practice: G. Bartkus, A. Driukas, E. Laužikas.
Assistants: M. Austys, E. Bakanauskas, A. Balčiūnė, S. Cirtautaitė–Kaminskienė, G. Dabulskytė, J. Jonis, E. Kurelaitytė, V. Mitkevičius, A. Pliner, G. Taminskaitė, T. Varapnickas, M. Žukauskaitė.
Lecturers: Dr. S. Aviža, Dr. S. Barakauskas, Dr. A. Brazdeikis, Dr. R. Daujotas, Dr. S. Drazdauskas, Dr. N. Gaubienė, M. Juonys, Dr. N. Kasiliauskas, Dr. E. Lauraitytė, A. Maciejevski, Dr. J. Maculevič, M. Matiukas, Dr. S. Okinczyz, Dr. A. Paliukėnas, Dr. V. Petrylaitė, Dr. M. Rimkevičius, A. Šuminas, Dr. V. Terekhov, Dr. G. Urbanavičiūtė, Dr. E. Zemlytė.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Efficiency of private law
Harmonization and unification of private law according to EU law
Influence of EU law and European private law to the Lithuanian national civil law and civil procedure law
Flexibility and compatibility of social security of the regulation of labour law
Civil law
Civil procedure
Labour law
Social security law
Roman private law
Arbitration
Employment contract
Labour disputes
Collective agreement
Competition law
Corporate law
Law on Torts
Intellectual property law
Enforcement and bankruptcy in civil procedure
Family law
Public procurement law
International private law
International and EU civil law
International and EU civil procedure
International and EU labour law
International and EU social security law

RESEARCH PROJECTS CARRIED OUT IN 2017

Projects supported by International funding

EU-funded Project: Conflict Resolution with Equitative Algorithms (CREA). Grant Agreement No. 766463 – CREA – JUST-AG-2016/JUST-AG-2016-05. Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Simaitis: Head of Lithuanian national legal expert’s team. 2017–to date.

EU-funded Project: Implementation of the Best European Practices with the Aim of Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Apparatus of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights to Protect Human Rights and Freedoms (Apparatus). Twinning Contract No. UA/47b). Prof. Dr. T. Davulis: Legal expert. 2017–2018.

EU in association with Agriconsulting Europe SA (AESA) funded Project: Supporting the Government of Azerbaijan in Preparation for Implementation of the Annual Action Programme 2016 Via Modernisation of Mediation System in Line with EU Best Practices. Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Simaitis: Team Leader, leading European Union Delegation in the Republic of Azerbaijan. 2017–2018.

Asser Institute’s (The Hague) Study: Cross-Border Proceedings in Family Law Matters before National Courts and CJEU. Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Simaitis: National correspondent in T.M.C. 2016–2018, http://www.asser.nl/projects-legal-advice/projects/?rId=131

EU-funded Project: Study To Support The Fitness Check of EU Consumer Law. Prof. Dr. V. Mizaras, Dr. M. Rimkevičius (in Consortium with Civic Consulting GmbH): National Experts. 2016–2017.

EU-funded Project: Training on Alternative Dispute Resolution as an Approach for Ensuring of Human Rights (TRADIR). Grant Agreement No. 543990-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-DE-TEMPUS-JPCR. The project has been implemented by a consortium of partners from the EU, Belarus and Ukraine, consisting of 10 universities and one NGO. Legal experts-trainers from Faculty of Law: Prof. Habil. Dr. V. Nekrošius (Head), Assoc. Prof. Dr. L. Mikalonienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. J. Usonis, Assoc. Prof. Dr. V. Vėbraitė (Supervisor), Dr. V. Terekhov.

National and / or International Projects supported by Research Council of Lithuania

Research Council of Lithuania. Convergence and Divergence of Companies: Is the Lithuanian Company Law Attractive in the International Context? Prof. Habil. Dr. V. Mikelėnas (Head), Assoc. Prof. Dr. L. Mikalonienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. A. Tikniūtė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. P. Miliauskas, K. Vasiliauskas. 2015–2017.

Projects Supported by University Budget

Research on the Efficiency of Private Law. This research enters into the Project of Integration of the legal system of Lithuania into the legal system of the European Union. Prof. Habil. Dr. V. Nekrošius, Prof. Dr. T. Davulis. 2016–2018.

Contractual Research

Guidelines for a better Implementation of Existing Council of Europe Recommendations on Mediation ADR, Approved as Instruments of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) provided by Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Simaitis (President of working group). 2007–2017, https://www.coe.int/t/dghl/cooperation/cepej/mediation/default_en.asp.

Development of the Database Lituanistika (09.3.3-ESFA-V-711-01-0002). Prof. Dr. D. Petrylaitė, Dr. V. Petrylaitė: Legal Experts. 2016–2019.

Main publications:

Davulis, T. 2017. Main features of Lithuanian Labour Law reform 2016. Labour Law Reforms in Eastern and Western Europe. Brussels: Peter Lang, p. 5781.

Drazdauskas, S. 2017. Debesų sutarčių kvalifikavimas. Teisė, vol. 102, p. 5060.

Mikalonienė, L., Mikelėnas, V., Miliauskas, P., Mitkevičius, V., Tikniūtė, A. 2017. Įmonių teisinių formų konvergencija ir divergencija: ar Lietuvos teisinis reglamentavimas yra patrauklus tarptautiniame kontekste? The convergence and divergence of legal forms of enterprises: is Lithuanian legal regulation attractive in international context? Scientific Study. Vilnius University Press, 464 p.                                                                                                           

Mikelėnas, V., Miliauskas, P. 2017. Impact of financial crisis on director's liability: Lithuanian experience in comparative perspective. Role of Law; Human Rights and Social Justice, Justice Systems, Commerce, and Curriculum: Selected Issues. Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research, p. 183–193.

Mikelėnas, V., Zaščiurinskaitė, R. 2017. Qualification of ham and the damages directive: implementation in CEE countries. Yearbook Antitrust Regulatory Studies, vol. 10, p. 111131.

Petrylaitė, D. 2017. Post-crisis social dialogue in Lithuania: the contentious path of social policy reform. In Talking through the Crisis: Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations Trends in Selected EU Countries. Geneva: International Labour Office, p. 171187.

MAIN R&D&I (RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION) PARTNERS

Law Institute of Lithuania (Lithuania)
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich (Germany)
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg (Germany)
Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law (Luxembourg)
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London (United Kingdom)
Lithuanian Chamber of Notaries (Lithuania)
Lithuanian Chamber of Bailiffs (Lithuania)

OTHER SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

Prof. Habil. Dr. V. Mikelėnas –

Prof. Habil. Dr. V. Nekrošius –

Prof. Dr. T. Davulis –

Prof. Dr. V. Mizaras –

Prof. Dr. D. Petrylaitė –

Assoc. Prof. Dr. P. Miliauskas –

Assoc. Prof.  Dr. R. Simaitis –

Assoc. Prof. Dr. V. Vėbraitė –

  • member of the Scientific Association for International Procedural Law (Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht).

Professor of Practice Dr. R. Birštonas –

Associate Professor of Practice G. Bartkus –

  • arbitrator of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute (ICSID), https://icsid.worldbank.org/en/Pages/about/Database-of-Panel-Members.aspx#a7;
  • member of the Informal Company Law Expert Group (ICLEG) of European Commission;
  • member of Advisory Board of Corporate Mobility in the European Union project of the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Maastricht University;
  • member of Company Law drafting group of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance (BICG);
  • member of Drafting group of the European Model Business Company Act (EMCA).

Dr. V. Petrylaitė –

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC LAW

9 Sauletekio, block 1, LT-10222 Vilnius
Tel. 236 6175
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Head – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haroldas Šinkūnas

STAFF

Professors: Dr. J. Machovenko, Dr. B. Sudavičius, Dr. E. Šileikis, Dr. D. Žalimas.
Professors of practice: Dr. L. Meškauskaitė, Dr. A. Normantas, Dr. V. Vasiliauskas.
Associate professors: Dr. L. Butkevičius, Dr. J. Galginaitis, Dr. J. Gumbis, Dr. I. Isokaitė–Valužė, Dr. I. Jarukaitis, Dr. G. Lastauskienė, Dr. V. Milašiūtė, Dr. J. Paužaitė–Kulvinskienė, Dr. H. Šinkūnas, Dr. V. A. Vaičaitis, Dr. S. Žalimienė, Dr. I. Žvaigždinienė.
Associate professor of practice: Dr. D. Kriaučiūnas.
Lecturers: Dr. J. Baltrimas, Dr. A. Juškevičiūtė–Vilienė, Dr. R. Vaišvilienė, Dr. E. Leonaitė, Dr. G. Pažereckaitė, Dr. J. Saladžius, Dr. G. Surblytė–Namavičienė, Dr. J. VienažindytėDr. N. Bruskina, Dr. I. Danėlienė, Dr. U. Gailiūnienė, Dr. L. Griškevič, Dr. R. Latvelė, Dr. A. Limantė, Dr. M. Limantas, Dr. M. Lukas, Dr. D. Murauskas, Dr. L. Paškevičienė, Dr. A. Paulauskas, Dr. D. Poška, Dr. A. Stonys, Dr. R. Svetikaitė, G. Užubalis, Dr. D. Valančienė, J. Zaleskis.
Assistants: P. Griciūnas, K. Mickutė.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Lithuanian legal tradition and dynamics of conception of law
Theory of law
Theory of state
History of law
History of state
Legal sociology
Legal philosophy
Constitutionalization
Constitutional justice
Constitutional principles
Parliamentarism, Ombudsmen
Administrative courts
Principles of public administration
Ecological responsibility
Problems of the taxes’ administration
Public international law
Diplomatic and consular law
EU law
EU institutional law
Humanitarian law
EU substantial law
NATO and its legal framework
NGO and its legal framework
Comparative law of modern legal systems
Law of refugees
Private international law
Legal informatics in global and EU context
Law of international organizations
History of international relations
Law of treaties
EU constitutional law
Case law of the European Union Court of Justice
Human Rights in Europe and EU
Law of the sea
International trade law

RESEARCH PROJECTS CARRIED OUT IN 2017

Projects supported by International funding

EU-funded Project: Support to the Constitutional Court of Moldova (EuropeAid/136903/DH/SER/MD). Prof. Dr. D. Žalimas: Senior Expert. 2016–to date.

EU-funded Project: Implementation of the Best European Practices with the Aim of Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Apparatus of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights to Protect Human Rights and Freedoms (Apparatus). Twinning Contract No. UA/47b). Prof. Dr. D. Žalimas, Assoc. Prof. Dr. V. Milašiūtė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. J. Paužaitė-Kulvinskienė: Legal experts. 2017–2018.

EU-funded Project: Data Collection and Research Service on Fundamental Rights Issues (FRANET). Prof. Dr. D. Žalimas, Assoc. Prof. Dr. I. Jarukaitis, Assoc. Prof. Dr. I. Isokaitė–Valužė, Dr. E. Leonaitė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Žalimienė: Legal Experts. 2014–2018.

National and / or International Projects supported by Research Council of Lithuania

Research Council of Lithuania. Development of the Database Lituanistika (09.3.3-ESFA-V-711-01-0002). Prof. Dr. J. Machovenko: Legal Expert. 2016–2019.

Projects supported by University Budget

The Hundred Years of Independence Act of 1918: A Retrospective and Perspective of Lithuania’s Constitutional and Public Law. The research is being carried out by the members of the Science Center of Legal History: Prof. Dr. J. Machovenko (Head), Assoc. Prof. Dr. V. A. Vaičaitis, Dr. L. Griškevič, Dr. D. Valančienė, PhD students J. Randakevičiūtė and I. Burneikaitė. 2017–2019.

Contractual Research

The legal research expertize to the Constitutional Court of Lithuania on Issues of Constitutional Law provided by Prof. Dr. E. Šileikis.

The expert conclusion (based om legal research) to the Lithuanian Institute of Agrarian Economics towards the preparation of scientific study on Models for Rational Financial Management and Transformation of Legal Relations of Land Reclamation. Legal - scientific advice (consultation) was provided by Dr. L. Paškevičienė.

The legal research expertize to the Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania on the draft law of the Working Regulation of the Competition Council provided by Assoc. prof. Dr. L. Butkevičius.

Independent scientific research under the Publishing agreement of 3 September 2016 with Informa UK limited (Routledge): State Compensation to the victims of the Nazi and Communist Regimes: interface between International and Domestic Law. The research work provided by Dr. N. Bruskina. The monograph will be presented to the publishing house in 2018.

Main publications:

Juškevičiūtė –Vilienė, A. 2017. Konstytucyjne uprawnienia głowy państwa w zakresie formowania władzy sądowniczej. In Instytucja prezydenta w polskim i litewskim prawie konstytucyjnym. Łódż: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, p. 6783.

Lastauskienė, G. 2017. Sunki byla Lietuvos teismų požiūriu: religinio pobūdžio bylų pavyzdžiu. Teisė, vol. 104, p. 7589.

Paužaitė – Kulvinskienė, J. 2017. The principle of effective legal protection in administrative law in Lithuania. The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Law: a European Perspective, p. 190217.

Sudavičius, B. 2017. Išskirtinės apmokestinimo sąlygos Lietuvos Respublikos mokesčių teisėje: didesnio tarifo mokesčiai. Central and Eastern European Legal Studies, vol. 1, p. 91122.

Vaičaitis, V. 2017. Status konstytucyjny prezydentów Litwy i Polski. Instytucja prezydenta w polskim i litewskim prawie konstytucyjnym. Łódż: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, p. 195206.

Zaleskis, J. 2017. ES bendrasis duomenų apsaugos reglamentas: reikšmė duomenų apsaugos teisei. Teisė, vol. 103, p. 4554.

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MAIN R&D&I (RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION) PARTNERS

National Court Administration (Lithuania)
Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania
Law Institute of Lithuania
State Commission of Lithuanian Language (Lithuania)


OTHER SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

Prof.  Dr. J. Machovenko

  • executive Secretary of the journal Teisė (Law), http://www.zurnalai.vu.lt/index.php/teise/pages/view/editorial-board;
  • editorial board member of the journal Studia z dziejów Państwa i prawa polskiego, http://szd.ka.edu.pl;
  • editorial board member of the State Enterprise Centre of Registers;
  • expert on the eligibility of scientific works for the international scientific database Lituanistika, managed by the Research Council of Lithuania.

Prof. Dr. B. Sudavičius –

Prof. Dr. E. Šileikis –

Prof. Dr. D. Žalimas –

  • editorial board member of the journal Baltic Yearbook of International Law, https://brill.com/view/serial/BALT;
  • editorial board member of the journal Konstitucinė jurisprudencija (Constitutional Jurisprudence);
  • editorial board member of the journal Juridiskā zinātne (Legal Science), https://www.journaloftheuniversityoflatvialaw.lu.lv/editorial-board/;
  • editorial board member of the journal Український часопис конституційного права (Ukrainian Journal of Constitutional Law), http://www.constjournal.com/redaktsijna-kolegiya;
  • member (Expert) of the European Science Foundation (ESF) Pool of Reviewers, http://archives.esf.org/serving-science/peer-review/pool-of-reviewers.html;
  • academic activities head of the EIUC in Lithuania (European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation) in charge of E.MA Study Programme;
  • editor-in-chief of the book Lithuanian Constitutionalism: The Past and the Present (Vilnius: Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, 2017);
  • editor of the book Selected Official Constitutional Doctrine, 19932016 (Vilnius: Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, 2017).

Assoc. Prof. Dr. I. Isokaitė –

  • President of the European Union Studies Association.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. I. Jarukaitis –

  •  editorial board member of the journal Administracinė jurisprudencija (Administrative Jurisprudence) (published by Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania).

Assoc. Prof. Dr. G. Lastauskienė –

Assoc. Prof. Dr. V. Milašiūtė –

Assoc. Prof.  Dr. H. Šinkūnas –

Assoc. Prof.  Dr. V. A. Vaičaitis –

Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Žalimienė –

  • editorial board member of the journal Administracinė jurisprudencija (Administrative Jurisprudence) (published by Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania).

Lecturer Dr. R. Vaišvilienė –