Teisė 2019-09-24T13:42:35+03:00 Gintaras Švedas Open Journal Systems <p>Founded in 1957. Publishes articles on theoretical and practical issues of law.</p> Editorial Board and Table of Contents 2019-09-23T19:42:09+03:00 Gintaras Švedas <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors Author Guidelines and Bibliographic Data 2019-09-23T19:42:08+03:00 Gintaras Švedas 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors A Few Remarks on the Scope of Judicial Review Performed by the Union Judge 2019-09-24T13:42:35+03:00 Virgilijus Valančius <p>This article&nbsp;presents some general aspects of the scope of judicial review applied by the Court of Justice of the European Union as well as its particularities in competition (the research comprises cases concerning agreements restricting competition and the abuse of a dominant position) and civil service cases. As legal texts of the European Union do not provide the precise scope of judicial control, the jurisprudence&nbsp;of the Court of Justice of the European Union is one of the main sources giving clarifications on this issue. This article focuses accordingly on the presentation of the relevant jurisprudence, which analyzes the subject matter in general and reflects the evolution of this Court’s approach in the said competition and civil service cases.</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors Peculiarities of Trade Secrets Protection in Public Procurement 2019-09-24T13:42:34+03:00 Ramūnas Birštonas Karolis Šimanskis <p>This article deals with the legal regulation of the obligation to protect confidential information in public procurement procedures and the peculiarities of the application of trade secrets in these relations.</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors Peculiarities of Stress and Coping among Public Prosecutors: Data from Two Studies 2019-09-24T13:42:33+03:00 Gintautas Valickas Kristina Vanagaitė <p>The article analyzes work-related stress experienced by Lithuanian prosecutors (349 and 274 prosecutors participated in the study in 2013 in 2017, respectively), its main sources, and the coping strategies used by the prosecutors. It also delves into the relations of stress, coping strategies, and prosecutors’ sociodemographic characteristics; the paper presents a comparison of data gathered in 2013 and 2017.</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors Effects of the Rulings of Constitutional Court in Time 2019-09-24T13:42:32+03:00 Dovilė Pūraitė-Andrikienė <p>The article analyzes the temporal effects of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania’s rulings, i.e.,<strong>&nbsp;</strong><em>ex tunc</em>,&nbsp;<em>ex nunc</em>, and&nbsp;<em>pro futuro</em>&nbsp;elements of judicial decisions in the constitutional justice model of Lithuania. This article aims to reveal the development of the doctrine of exceptions of the constitutionaly established rule, that the force of the decisions of the Constitutional Court is directed to the future, in the jurisprudence of a Constitutional Court and further development of this institute inter alia in light of the 2019 amendment to the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania, which introduced a mechanism for lodging an individual constitutional complaint.</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors An Empirical View of the Interdisciplinarity of Legal Science 2019-09-24T13:42:31+03:00 Dovilė Valančienė <p>The article examines the main characteristics of interdisciplinarity and deals with the empirical study of interdisciplinary manifestations in legal science.</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors Legal Complexities of Hybrid Threats in the Arctic Region 2019-09-24T13:42:30+03:00 Alaa Al-Aridi <p>This article will focus on the legal framework that applies to the Arctic ocean and highlight the legal grey areas that hybrid campaigns could invest in to violate international maritime law and law relating to the use of force.</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors Bail in Lithuania’s Criminal Law 2019-09-24T13:42:29+03:00 Justinas Bagdžius <p>The article presents a historical analysis of the release from criminal liability on bail set forth in the Criminal Code of Republic of Lithuania, trying to understand the reasons of its establishment and formation in Lithuania’s Criminal Law. The origins of the surety for perpetrators are sought even in the early ages law of the state of Lithuania.</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors Testamentary Freedom and its Bounds in an International Succession Case 2019-09-24T13:42:28+03:00 Simona Bronušienė <p>This article presents the legal steps that should be made in an intercountry succession case dealing with testamentary succession&nbsp;– first of all, which court is competent to value the will; second, according to which law it should be done. The determination of applicable law is the crucial question inevaluating the will of de cujus – how much the individual was free to dispose their possession. The best way to reveal testamentary freedom in different countries is to overlook its restrictions, such as forced heirship. In the article, there are presented four systems of succession law differently restricting testamentary freedom.</p> 2019-09-23T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Authors