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By Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde,Mirjam Künkler,Tine Stein

Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde (b. 1930) is one among Europe's most desirable criminal students and political thinkers. As a student of constitutional legislation and a pass judgement on on Germany's Federal Constitutional court docket (December 1983 - may possibly 1996), Böckenförde has been an immense contributor to modern debates in criminal and political concept, to the conceptual framework of the trendy kingdom and its presuppositions, and to contested political matters similar to the rights of the
enemies of the country, the constitutional prestige of the country of emergency, citizenship rights, and demanding situations of eu integration. His writings have formed not just educational but additionally wider public debates from the Nineteen Fifties to the current, to an quantity that few eu students can fit. As a federal constitutional
judge and hence holder of 1 an important and such a lot relied on public places of work, Böckenförde has stimulated the best way teachers and electorate take into consideration legislation and politics. in the course of his tenure as a member of the second one Senate of the Federal Constitutional court docket, numerous path-breaking judgements for the Federal Republic of Germany have been passed down, together with judgements referring to the deployment of missiles, the legislations on political events, the law of abortion, and the process
of eu integration.

In the 1st consultant version in English of Böckenförde's writings, this quantity brings jointly his essays on constitutional and political conception. the amount is prepared in 4 sections, focusing respectively on (I) the political idea of the kingdom; (II) constitutional conception; (III) constitutional norms and primary rights; and (IV) the relation among kingdom, citizenship, and political autonomy. every one of those characteristic introductions to the articles in addition to a running
editorial statement to the paintings. A moment quantity will stick to this assortment, concentrating on the relation among faith, legislation, and democracy.

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