Constitutional Court


Seimas may consider constitutional amendments amid pressure over Paksas
2017 m. kovo 24 d. 11:14
Amid growing pressure from European bodies on Lithuania to allow its impeached President Rolandas Paksas to run for parliament, the Seimas' Committee on Legal...
Seimas speaker mentions impeachment for Bastys, PM sees no grounds
2017 m. kovo 10 d. 10:43
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis has said that the parliament might...
Key tasks for Seimas' spring session
2017 m. kovo 10 d. 09:34
Lithuania's new parliament, which was sworn in last November, is commencing in its spring...
Expats propose way of preserving Lithuanian citizenship acquired by birth
2017 m. kovo 8 d. 11:27
Lithuanian expat communities suggest solving the dilemma of dual citizenship by allowing...
Court orders passport with w for poet Mickevičius' descendant
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 08:26
Lithuania's Supreme Administrative Court on Tuesday instructed the migration authorities...
Court orders Lithuanian version of last name, version with q in passport
2017 m. vasario 28 d. 09:21
The Supreme Administrative Court on Tuesday instructed migration authorities to include...
Top court rules impeachment possible for crimes committed before taking office
2017 m. vasario 27 d. 09:57
Impeachment proceedings may be opened against persons holding certain posts for crimes...
OSCE recommends that Lithuania allow dual nationals to run for Seimas
2017 m. vasario 13 d. 09:22
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) recommends that Lithuania should allow people with dual citizenship to run for a seat in the...
Dual citizenship only possible by changing Constitution - Constitutional Court
2017 m. sausio 26 d. 16:13
Dual citizenship can only be allowed by way of changing the Constitution , says Dainius Žalimas , chairman of the Lithuanian Constitutional Court , adding that...
Seimas to draft separate law to set out MPs' duties, rights, guarantees
2017 m. sausio 23 d. 16:38
The Seimas will work out a separate law to set out the duties, rights and guarantees of...
Karbauskis calls for regulating MPs vacations by law
2016 m. gruodžio 28 d. 10:33
Ramūnas Karbauskis , chairman of the ruling Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU),...
Executing ECHR ruling on Paksas requires changing Constitution – JustMin
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 17:19
Without changing the Constitution , Lithuania cannot execute the ruling of the European...
Constitutional Court: Semas findings to rehab Paksas run counter to main law
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 15:15
The conclusions of Lithuania's earlier parliament "on restoration of civil and political rights of President Rolandas Paksas " run counter to the Constitution, the...
People cannot be divided into reliable, unreliable for citizenship - PM
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 11:30
In the discussion of the possibility for a part of Lithuanian citizens to have dual...
Putin outraged over Lithuania's refusal of entry to Russian Constitutional Court judges
2016 m. gruodžio 6 d. 23:27
Lithuania has refused to ban entry to judges of the Russian Constitutional Court over...
Supreme Court quashes genocide conviction after ECHR decision
2016 m. spalio 27 d. 16:28
The Lithuanian Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the conviction of Vytautas Vasiliauskas, a former Soviet state security officer sentenced for genocide.
Lithuanian financial ministers to be investigated for malfeasance
2016 m. rugsėjo 13 d. 11:00
Artūras Zuokas , the leader of the opposition in the Vilnius city council , has called for an investigation into malfeasance by ministers of finance in Lithuania.
Lithuanian court upholds restricted freedom for 82-year-old former KGB officer
2016 m. liepos 8 d. 13:40
The Lithuanian Court of Appeals on Friday dismissed appeals in a case in which Ylya...
Constitutional amendment linking definition of family to marriage moves one step closer
2016 m. birželio 28 d. 17:05
The Lithuanian parliament approved an amendment to the Constitution that would tie the legal...
Poland rejects EU criticism as ‘unwarranted’
2016 m. birželio 3 d. 09:54
The Polish government dismissed a critical assessment of its first months in office by the...
Lithuanian PM supports exception making dual citizenship referendum easier to pass
2016 m. gegužės 19 d. 17:20
The leader of the ruling Lithuanian Social Democratic Party , Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius , supports the idea of making an exception and lowering the...
Dual citizenship referendum pushed back to 2019 - parliament speaker
2016 m. gegužės 18 d. 13:46
The referendum on dual citizenship will probably have to be moved to a later date, most likely to coincide with the Lithuanian presidential elections in 2019, says...
Seimas commission to discuss dual citizenship referendum
2016 m. gegužės 17 d. 08:43
The Seimas and Global Lithuanian's Commission will be meeting in the Seimas from Tuesday...
Lithuania's Constitutional Court refuses to rule on Labour MP's impeachment
2016 m. gegužės 10 d. 17:09
Lithuania's Constitutional Court has refused to rule on a case of convicted Labour Party...
Poland’s war on democracy
2016 m. gegužės 10 d. 08:04
A war being waged between the current Polish government and the country’s Constitutional...