Dr. Danutė Jočienė

Dr. Danutė Jočienė is a Justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania since 2014. In 1994–2003, she was an assistant, an associate professor, and a vice-dean of the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. In 1997–2001, she worked as an expert at the European Law Department under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. In 2003–2004, she was a representative of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania at the European Court of Human Rights and the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations. In 2004–2013, she was a judge of the European Court of Human Rights;  in 2011–2013 – Vice-President of Section II of the European Court of Human Rights. She is an author of several books as well as of numerous articles dealing with the issues of human rights. She is an associate professor at Mykolas Romeris University and holds a PhD in law.