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Lithuanian party membership conditions to be eased for EU citizens

On Tuesday, the Seimas passed amendments to the political party law prepared by the Ministry of Justice. The amendments will allow EU member state citizens...

Punishments for minor felonies to be lessened: community service could apply

It has been proposed that lesser punishments such as house arrest or community service would be set for minor penalties. According to Minister of Justice...

Number of prisoners to be decreased in Lithuania - minister

Lithuania's Ministry of Justice is working on a project which, if fully implemented, should contribute to reducing the number of prisoners in the country by...

Lukiškės prison relocation plan almost finished, Lithuanian justmin says

Specialists are finishing the plan on the relocation of Lukiškės Remand Prison from central Vilnius, Lithuanian Justice Minister Elvinas Jankevičius says.

Lithuania bars third-country consultants from elections

The Lithuanian parliament passed on Thursday a bill banning third-country consultants from advising Lithuanian political parties and candidates during...