Author: Lina BELIŪNIENĖ
Topic category: Constitutional Law
Author of the paper presents the result of the analysis of the jurisprudence of the Lithuanian Constitutional Court of the last years concerning the cases related to protection of public interest. Firstly, the most frequently used by this Court attributes are discussed in it which can help to identify interest as a public interest. Secondary, the arguments are analyzed which provide priority to public interest in the situations where the private and public interest clash, also in such cases when public interest meets the legitimate expectations of persons.