Panevezys Regional Court will hear the case of Neringa Venckiene, a former Lithuanian judge and lawmaker who was extradited from the United States last year.
The Lithuanian Court of Appeal made the decision after considering a request from Kaunas Regional Court, where Venckiene has worked in the past, to refer the case to another court.
The Court of Appeal said on January 23 that this would remove any possible doubts about the impartiality of trial judges.
Venckiene, who worked as a judge at Kaunas Regional Court for almost fiv...
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