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Disclosure of Sperm Donor (August 13, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On February 6, 2013, the Higher Regional Court of Hamm held that a child has the ...

Topic: Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Germany

Constitutional Court Rejects Petition for Declaratory Judgment Brought by the National Democratic Party (April 25, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On February 20,2013, the Federal Constitutional Court rejected a petition of the National Democratic Party of ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Germany

Minor Constitutional Flaws in Anti-Terrorist Database (April 25, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On April 24, 2013, the Federal Constitutional Court issued a judgment in which it largely upheld ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Germany

Patients' Rights (April 23, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On February 25, 2013, Germany promulgated an Act Improving the Rights of Patients [hereinafter Patients' Rights ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Germany

East German Stasi Harassment of Emigres Revealed in Files (March 26, 2013) by Edith Palmer

More than 20 years after the fall of the Berlin wall, the wrongdoings of the Staatssicherheitsdienst, ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Germany

Regional Court Ruling Criminalizes Circumcision of Young Boys (July 03, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

According to a decision handed down by the Cologne regional court (Landgericht Köln) on June 26, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Germany

Right-Wing Extremist Database Proposed (February 08, 2012) by Edith Palmer

On January 18, 2012, the Federal Cabinet submitted a draft law to the German Parliament that ...

Topic: Police power
Jurisdiction: Germany

Tax Credit for Dividends (the Meilicke II Decision) (July 18, 2011) by Edith Palmer

On June 30, 2011, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a second preliminary ruling for ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Germany

Post-Punishment Detention (July 15, 2011) by Edith Palmer

In Germany, dangerous criminals may be kept under detention after they have served their prison sentences, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Germany

Sexual Violence Trial Begins (May 17, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On May 4, 2011, the trial of two men from Rwanda accused of ordering others to ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Germany

Parliament Extends Life of Nuclear Power Plants (November 29, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the ...

Topic: Energy
Jurisdiction: Germany

Dawes and Young Plan Bonds Paid Off (October 28, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On October 1, 2010, Germany paid off the last residual interest payments of the bond issues ...

Topic: Economics and Public Finance
Jurisdiction: Germany

Legal Issues Concerning Islam Discussed at Jurists' Convention (October 18, 2010) by Edith Palmer

The 68th German Convention of Jurists was held in Berlin on September 21 – 24 (Deutscher ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Germany

Genetic Modification and Freedom of Speech (October 18, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On September 8, 2010, the German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) issued a decision that balanced freedom ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Germany

Solar Energy Encouragements Reduced (September 10, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Änderung ...

Topic: Energy
Jurisdiction: Germany

Tax Treatment of European Losses (September 09, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On June 9, 2010, the German Federal Fiscal Court (Bundesfinanzhof) issued two decisions that describe the ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Germany

Equal Tax Treatment for Same-Sex Partnerships Required (September 03, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On July 21, 2010, the German Federal Constitutional Court held that the constitutional guarantee of equality ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Germany

Court Permits Embryo Screening (August 31, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On July 6, 2010, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) issued a decision that permits ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Germany

Custody for Out-of-Wedlock Children (August 20, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On July 21, 2010, Germany's Federal Constitutional Court (FCC, Bundesverfassungsgericht) issued a decision that strengthened the ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Germany

Landmark Euthanasia Ruling (June 28, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

The Second Criminal Division of the Federal Court of Justice (FCJ), Germany's highest civil court, ruled ...

Topic: Death and dying
Jurisdiction: Germany

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