Discussing Interaction of Human Rights in Europe and the US

Diverging human rights standards in the US and Europe discussed in the guest lecture of Dr. Donatas Murauskas at Wake Forest University School of Law, USA on 24 February 2020. The lecture titled “The U.S. Effect: Influences on the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights” focused on specific examples how the difference Read more

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Experience from Harvard CopyrightX Course at Vilnius University

In the spring of 2019, Vilnius University Faculty of Law (“VU TF”) and Harvard Law School (“HLS”) implemented cooperation on an educational project to promote knowledge about American copyright law. CopyrightX is a twelve-week interactive lecture series on United States copyright law organized by Harvard Law School and affiliate institutions around the world. Forty VU Read more

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Lisa Renee Pomerantz: The regulation of labour law is either a little behind, or very much behind

Over the last couple of decades, the internet and social media have brought significant changes to the workplace. Employers and employees find each other online, workforce is more mobile, diverse and the transition to an information economy has changed the nature of work. Visiting professor from USA Lisa Renee Pomerantz, who has forty years of Read more

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Germany’s ambassador to Lithuania Angelika Viets gave a lecture on populism in Europe

On the 12th of November Germany’s ambassador to Lithuania Angelika Viets visited VU Faculty of Law and gave lecture on “Symphony or March – which sound in Europe? Populism and right-wing political movements: Challenges in Germany and Europe”. It was ambassador’s first lecture in Lithuanian universities. During her speech ambassador expressed worries about rise of Read more

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Data protection officer certification course for the first time in the Baltic States

We kindly invite you to participate in Data Protection Officer Certification course organized by Maastricht University European Centre on Privacy and Cyber Security in collaboration with Vilnius University which will be held on 5-9 November in Vilnius. The course will be delivered by world-class practitioners from the Netherlands, Belgium, Lithuania.  More information and registration. 

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15th European Law summer school has finished in Vilnius University

On 4th of July already 15th European Law summer school has finished at Vilnius University. About thirty students from Germany, France, Lithuania and this year also from Ukraine received the certificates after attending successfully  lectures and seminars on questions whether there is a crisis in rule of law in EU and its Member States. Students Read more

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Visit by professor Jeremy Sarkin

Famous professor Jeremy Sarkin of Lisbon Nova University visited VU Faculty of Law and had discussion with PhD students and scholars from social sciences about how to do research and what skills are needed to become a successful scholar.   He also gave the lecture on the practical issues of preventing enforced disappearances of persons as regulated Read more

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Lecture on freedom of speech in the USA

On 18th of September law professor  Douglas B.Mckechnie from U.S. Air Force Academy visited VU Faculty of Law and gave lecture on  “U.S. Constitution and violent speech”. During the lecture students actively discussed about broad boundaries of freedom of speech in USA and leading cases of U.S. Supreme Court on these issues. Prof. Douglas B.Mckechnie Read more

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Cycle of lectures “U.S. Security law and litigation” has started

On 18th of September the two-week lecture series about “U.S. Securities Law and Litigation“ has started. The lectures are taught by Vilnius University Faculty of Law guest from United States H. Michael Semler. The lecturer started his presentation about how to become a lawyer at the United States. During the new two weeks students and Read more

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Professor who fell in love with Lithuania

This semester the students of Vilnius University Law Faculty had an opportunity to learn from American professor Priscilla Harris, who comes from Appalachian Law School (USA).  She has been representing a program called “Core Fulbright Scholar”œ for the whole spring semester. The aim of this program is to exchange knowledge and skills between Americans and Read more

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