Lithuania's Constitutional Court rules law on judicial immunity is unconstitutional

9 March 2020
Vilnius, Lithuania (photo credit: Dan/flickr)
Vilnius, Lithuania (photo credit: Dan/flickr)
The Law on Courts defines wider immunity limits for judges than enshrined in Lithuania's Constitution, therefore, runs counter to it, the Constitutional Court ruled on Monday. No conditions can be created for judges to avoid criminal or any other legal liability for criminal acts or other legal violations, the court ruled, adding that judicial immunity is not an end in itself and it is necessary to ensure the execution of justice.
Read the full article here: The Baltic Times


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