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constitutional law of German unification

Peter E. Quint

constitutional law of German unification

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Published by Marland Law Review, Inc.] in [Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany,
  • Germany.,
  • Germany (East)
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- Germany.,
    • Constitutional law -- Germany (East),
    • Germany -- History -- Unification, 1990.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMaryland law review (Baltimore, Md. : 1936)
      StatementPeter E. Quint.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKK4450 .Q55 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. 475-631 :
      Number of Pages631
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL586583M
      LC Control Number96176722

      Preamble: I. Basic Rights: Article 1 [Human dignity – Human rights – Legally binding force of basic rights]: Article 2 [Personal freedoms]: Article 3 [Equality before the law]: Article 4 [Freedom of faith and conscience]: Article 5 [Freedom of expression, arts and sciences]: Article 6 [Marriage – Family – Children]: Article 7 [School system]: Article 8 [Freedom of assembly].


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The law of Germany (German: das Recht Deutschlands), that being the modern German legal system (German: Deutsches Rechtssystem), is a system of civil law which is founded on the principles laid out by the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany, though many of the most important laws, for example most regulations of the civil code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch.

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At that point, German unification was still an uncertain prospect, and many East Germans thought that their country would continue on for some time as an independent state under a new democratic constitution.

Kommers's comprehensive constitutional law of German unification book surveys the development of German constitutional doctrine betweenwhen the Federal Constitutional Court was founded, and 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 4/5(2).

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