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Discussion to commemorate 25th anniversary of Lithuanian Constitution

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On the 26th of October Vilnius University Faculty of Law together with Lithuania lawyers association and VU Faculty of Law Alumni society organised a discussion to commemorate 25th anniversary of Lithuania Constitution. Guests from different legal institutions, also students and scholars of the Faculty of Law participated in the event.

Prof. Dr. Egidijus Šileikis spoke about nine passed amendments of the Constitution and about the role of the Constitutional Court in Lithuania. Other speaker Prof. Habil. Dr. Gintaras Švedas highlighted an unconditional connection between Constitution and  criminal law. Only by leaning on this relationship can the acts of criminal law be understood. A famous lawyer of Lithuania, professor of practice Dr. Liudvika Meškauskaitė chose to discuss 25th article of Lithuania‘s Constitution. She raised a question if citizens of Lithuania do really have a right to self-expression and if this right has its own limits. The last but not the least speaker was Vladimiras Laučius, a senior editor of He went deep into the relations between politics and law.