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2012-06-06

Law Faculty Prof. Vaišvila Says Lithuania Not Ready to Implement New Probation Law

vaisvila June 6th, MRU Law Faculty Prof. Alfonsas Vaišvila was interviewed by the daily newspaper, "Respublika," regarding the new Probation Law, which should go into effect July 1st.

Prof. Vaišvila said that Lithuania is not yet ready to implement the Probation law and to implement it now is "more than unsafe."

He also noted that we may reach a "risky stage" when it will be unclear what punishment means and the Criminal Code will lose all meaning."

Vaišvila is a professor in MRU's Law Faculty, in the Department of Philosophy of Law and Legal History.