The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the Federal Republic of Germany, 2nd Ed. (Paperback)

By Donald P. Kommers

Duke University Press, 9780822318385, 648pp.

Publication Date: December 20, 1996

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Hardcover (1/14/1997)

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Kommers's comprehensive work surveys the development of German constitutional doctrine between 1949, when the Federal Constitutional Court was founded, and 1996. Extensively revised and expanded to take into account recent developments since German unification, this second edition describes the background, structure, and functions of the Court and provides extensive commentary on German constitutional interpretation, and includes translations of seventy-eight landmark decisions. These cases include the highly controversial religious liberty and free speech cases handed down in 1995.

About the Author

Donald P. Kommers is Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Government and International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.