Constitutional and political theory : selected writings by Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenforde, Mirjam Künkler, Tine Stein

By Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenforde, Mirjam Künkler, Tine Stein

During this consultant variation of Ernst-Wolfgang Bockenforde's definitive paintings in constitutionalism, legislation, and politics, readers have entry to the felony discourse of 1 of Germany's prime modern theorists and previous pass judgement on of the federal constitutional court

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In Juristen Zeitung (1997), Vol. 52, pp. ] which led to the formulation of the Ladenburger Manifest by the Association of German Jurists (Deutscher Juristentag) and its publication in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The manifesto argued against 111 28 28 • State, Law, and Constitution In his capacity as a member of the Social Democratic Party, and various committees to which he was appointed over the course of his career, Böckenförde influenced policy positions of the SPD. Given his confessional and familial background, membership in the Christian Democratic Party might have seemed more likely.

69 70 Rudolf Smend, Verfassung und Verfassungsrecht (1928); Carl Schmitt: Verfassungslehre. 71 In the early years of the Federal Republic the paradigm of Smend’s constitutional thinking took the lead in framing the interpretation of the Basic Law. The Federal Constitutional Court ruled that the Basic Law was not a value-​ neutral document, but established an ‘objective order of values’, especially in terms of fundamental rights, which permeated the entire legal system. 73 In general, the Schmitt school was concerned about the erosion of sovereignty and the weakening of a strong state.

1881–​90). 69 70 Rudolf Smend, Verfassung und Verfassungsrecht (1928); Carl Schmitt: Verfassungslehre. 71 In the early years of the Federal Republic the paradigm of Smend’s constitutional thinking took the lead in framing the interpretation of the Basic Law. The Federal Constitutional Court ruled that the Basic Law was not a value-​ neutral document, but established an ‘objective order of values’, especially in terms of fundamental rights, which permeated the entire legal system. 73 In general, the Schmitt school was concerned about the erosion of sovereignty and the weakening of a strong state.

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