Lithuanian Prosecutors, an Independent Authority? – View from Ireland

A revolution in the European Warrant Scheme? In two preliminary judgments on 27/05/2019 the CJEU ruled on the independence of German (C-508/18 and C-82/19 PPU) and Lithuanian prosecutors (C-509/18). While it followed the Advocate General’s opinion in finding the German prosecutor not to be an issuing judicial authority [IJA] within the meaning of art. 6(1) [...]