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States Implement Federal Rent Control Act (August 03, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On June 1, 2015, a new federal act on rent control entered into force in Germany. ...

Topic: Housing and community development; Property; Real estate
Jurisdiction: Germany

Federal Constitutional Court Declares Child Care Allowance Act Unconstitutional (July 27, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On July 21, 2015, the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) ruled that the Deutscher Bundestag ...

Topic: Child support; Constitution; Families ; Judiciary; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Germany

New Anti-Terrorism Legislation Entered Into Force (July 10, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On June 20 and on June 30, 2015, new anti-terrorism legislation entered into force in Germany. ...

Topic: Border security; Criminal code; Government documents; Terrorism; Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: Germany

Parliament Debates Data Retention Act (June 18, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On June 12, 2015, the German Bundestag (parliament) debated in a first reading a draft Data ...

Topic: Internet; Right of privacy; Telecommunications
Jurisdiction: Germany

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Concerning U.S. Drone Attacks in Yemen (June 17, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On May 27, 2015, the Administrative Trial Court of Cologne (Verwaltungsgericht Köln, VG Köln) dismissed a ...

Topic: Constitution; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Germany

New Law Mandates Precedence of Majority Union's Collective Agreement over Competing Collective Agreements (June 02, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On May 22, 2015, the German Bundestag (parliament) passed a draft law on collective bargaining agreement ...

Topic: Labor; Labor-management relations
Jurisdiction: Germany

Gender Quotas for Large Companies and for Federal Bodies (March 17, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

Germany's Parliament has adopted a law aimed at increasing the number of women in leadership positions ...

Topic: Discrimination; Equal protection; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Germany

Asylum Procedure Act Amended to Restrict Applicants from Balkan States (December 19, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

The Bundesrat (Federal Council), the upper house of Germany's parliament, has passed amendments to the country's ...

Topic: Asylum; Immigration
Jurisdiction: Germany

Prohibition of Support for the Islamic State (October 31, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 12, 2014, Germany's Ministry of Interior issued a ban on support for the Islamic ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Germany

Ministry of the Interior Publishes Draft Cybersecurity Act (September 10, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On August 18, 2014, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior published a draft of a ...

Topic: Cybercrime
Jurisdiction: Germany

Parliament Passes Law on Minimum Wage (August 08, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a ...

Topic: Employee benefits; Labor; Wages and hours
Jurisdiction: Germany

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 and civil liberties
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; Criminal code
Jurisdiction: Germany

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Last updated: August 03, 2015