After last week, the Balts have every reason to pat themselves on the back. Two high-profile court decisions this week provide sound evidence that the Baltic nations have done much over the past decade to establish an unshakable rule of law - the most fundamental tenant of liberal democracy. If the West ever had any doubts about the Baltic nations' preparedness for the civilized world of law-based institutions, then after last week they can bury those doubts.In Lithuania, the Vilnius Regional Administrative Court abrogated the highly contested mayoral election that took place in April. Only...
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