Posts tagged as Justice Minister

Lithuanian president praises justice minister candidate

Thursday, November 26, 2020

On Thursday, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda met with the proposed candidate for justice minister, Evelina Dobrovolska. She has been criticised for only having a bachelor’s degree and failing a bar examination. After the meeting, the president’s spokesman, Antanas Bubnelis said “the conversation was long and […] very interesting”. “In the president’s opinion, the candidate is very brave, determined, prepared and ready to implement changes that are important in the Justice…

Mother-to-be shocked after Lithuania refuses entry to her Egyptian partner

Thursday, July 30, 2020

A 31-year-old Lithuanian woman says she was shocked by the government’s refusal to allow her Egyptian partner to come to Lithuania and attend their baby’s birth, expected in early August. At the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Justice Minister Elvinas Jankevičius, who is currently standing in for the Interior Minister Rita Tamašiūnienė, opposed the proposal to allow the Egyptian man to come to Lithuania. Jankevičius said that the proposal was not…

Justice Minister on Prosecutor General selection

Friday, May 8, 2020

Justice Minister Jānis Bordāns (New Conservative Party) spoke to Latvian Radio on May 8 about the selection of a new Prosecutor General. This is the first time that the Board of Justice has held a competition for the post of Prosecutor General, in line with the amendments to the Public Prosecutor’s Office Law adopted this year. Bordāns said that 8 candidates applying for the position prove that this scheme of selection of higher officials in Latvia is possible. “Firstly, it gives an opportunity…