Law defines wider immunity limits for judges than Lithuania's Constitution – court

  • 2020-03-09
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – 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. "Judicial immunity is in place not to create conditions for judges to avoid liability for criminal ...
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