Vytautas Greičius


Vytautas Greičius was born on 9 May 1949 in the Tauragė district. In 1975, he graduated from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. In 1975–1976, he was an intern at the Klaipėda City Local Court, in 1976–1990—a judge at the Ukmergė Local Court, in 1990–2014—a justice at the Criminal Division of the Supreme Court of Lithuania. In 1995–1998, he held the office of the Chairperson of the Criminal Division, whereas, in 1998–2009, he held the office of the President of the Supreme Court of Lithuania. In 2002–2006, he was the Chairperson of the Judicial Council. He was a member of the working groups for the preparation of a draft Criminal Code, a draft Code of Criminal Procedure, a draft Law on Courts, and other draft laws. He has taken part in a number of national and international academic and practical conferences, seminars and other events. He has published several articles on the issues of the application of law and the activities of courts, and has written reviews about academic works.
In March 2014, Mr Vytautas Greičius was appointed a justice of the Constitutional Court.