Lithuanian President rejects government’s nominee for EU judge

  • 2019-08-29
President Gitanas Nausėda has rejected the government's proposal to re-appoint Virgilijus Valančius for another term as judge at the EU General Court. The government nominated Valančius for the position on July 31, but the candidature was not endorsed by the president. It is rumoured judge Danutė Jocienė of the Lithuanian Constitutional Court was Valančius' most serious challenger for the nomination.  
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