Author: Albertas ŠEKŠTELO
Topic category: Civil Law

Having performed the obligation to the creditor in full, a co-debtor acquires two types of rights with regard to other debtors – a personal right of recourse and a subrogatory recourse (Article 6.9 of the Civil Code). The split of these rights is important at both the theoretical and practical levels.

Author: Johanas BALTRIMAS
Topic category: Criminal Law
, Legislation, Theory of Law

This paper presents an attempt to evaluate, whether system of legal liability for violations of academic ethics in Lithuania meets the constitutional requirement for law to be consistent.

Topic category: Criminal Law
, Criminal Proceedings Law

The article deals with the issues of changes of criminal liability applied to a legal person after the changes in the Article 20 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Lithuania and in the Article 387 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Republic of Lithuania which have been made by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania on the 10th of November 2016. The author is analysing how these changes were impacted by international obligations of Lithuania according to international conventions where the issues of criminal liability of a legal person are incorporated.

Author: Mindaugas LANKAUSKAS
Topic category: Criminal Law

The main subject of the article is corruption and lack of transparency in Lithuanian media. In the first part of the article, the phenomenon of media corruption is analysed, including main features of this phenomenon and differences in various countries. Examples of good practice of fighting corruption are analysed as well. The second part of the article is dedicated to Lithuanian experience related to corruption and non-transparent practices in the media sector. Subsequently, according to the analysis of the legal basis and the results of qualitative interviews with experts in the field, the author proposes recommendations concerning suitable measures to prevent corruption in the media sector.