lunedì 18 gennaio 2010
60 years of GrundGesetz in The German Law Journal
the new issue of the German Law Journal is now available online at: www.germanlawjournal.com.
The German Law Journal opens its 11th year of publication with a very special special issue: "The Basic Law at 60", concluding finally the year of Germany's great constitutional anniversary while setting out into a new decade, brings together a unique selection of contributions taking stock of six decades of the German Basic Law, with articles by Susanne Baer, Dieter Grimm, Juliane Kokott,Matthias Mahlmann, Hubert Rottleuthner and Brigitte Zypries.
This special issue originates in a lecture series sponsored by the German civil rights organization Humanist Union and the Law and Society Institute at Humbold University's Faculty of Law which took place in Berlin throughout 2009 and took stock of six decades of the German Basic Law with commentary from academia, politics and the media. Employing perspectives from legal doctrine, the humanities, or the social sciences, the lecture series attempted to contrast the normative claim of the constitutional text ? mirrored in the current public law doctrinal debate ? with empirical or critical consideration of contemporary German society. The German Law Journal now proudly publishes a selection of these lectures.