Degrees on trial in Lithuania

  • 2005-07-06
The Supreme Lithuanian Administrative Court has decided to hear a case in plenary session concerning a graduate of Vytautas Magnus University School of Law. The graduate was denied the right to be considered for a position as a judge on the grounds that she has no university or higher education. The graduate has a bachelor degree in English, an eight-semester, three-year master of law degree from VMU and a PhD in law that she did at another university.The lower court had disposed of the facts of the candidate's advanced legal studies by ignoring them. According to the lower court, although ...
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