Edita Gruodytė

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Edita Gruodytė (* 1974 in Rumšiškės , Lithuanian SSR ) is a Lithuanian lawyer , legal scholar (criminal lawyer ) and professor at the chair of public law at the Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas (VDU).


In 1991, after graduating from the Rumšiškės Middle School with distinction , Edita Gruodytė completed her bachelor's degree in English philology at the Faculty of Humanities in 1996 and her master's degree ( LL.M. ) in law at the Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas in 1999 and then worked as a University lecturer (lecturer) at the legal institute of the VDU University.

From 1998 to 2000 she was a lawyer in the bank " Lietuvos taupomasis bankas " in Kaunas , from May 2000 to 2004 a lawyer in the companies "Antera", "Žalvaris", "N. Poligrafija", from 2001 to 2004 as a paralegal . Since 2004 she has been an attorney at UAB "Hough, Zulys & Partners". The focus areas are corporate law , tax law and criminal law .

On December 17, 2003, she received her doctorate from the Law University of Lithuania ( Lietuvos teisės universitetas ) in law on the subject of criminal responsibility ( Baudžiamoji atsakomybė už veikas, susijusias su neteisėta narkotinių ir, psichotropinių medžiagų apyvarta as an assistant at the Institute for Law since 2007 as a lecturer at the VDU. Since 2008 she has been a professor in the chair for public law at the law faculty. She was only admitted to the bar after the decision of the Lithuanian Constitutional Court (see Gruodytė case ).


  • Nukentėjusiojo samprata Nusikaltimų valstybės tarnautojo ar viešiojo administravimo funkcijas atliekančio asmens veiklai ”skyriuje. In: Jurisprudencija. 2007, T.1 (91), ISSN  1392-6195 , pp. 37-43.
  • Судебная практика США по делам о преступлениях, связанных с наркотиками. In: Сборник научных трудов. Издательство Российский государственный университет имени Иммануила Канта, 2006, pp. 179–186.
  • Implementation of drug testing policy in the workplace: theory and practice. Науковый Висник Ужгородського национального Университету. Issue 1, 2007, pp. 73-77.


  1. Law firm UAB "Hough, Zulys & Partners" ( Memento from May 29, 2010 in the Internet Archive ) (English)
  2. Lietuvos mokslo potencialas (Gruodytė Edita)
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