Judicial System of Germany: Courts in Germany, Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, Judiciary of Germany

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Courts in Germany, Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, Judiciary of Germany, Federal Court of Justice of Germany, Joint Senate of the Supreme Courts of Germany, Finance Court, Federal Administrative Court of Germany, Landgericht Berlin, Federal Labor Court of Germany, Federal Social Court of Germany, Federal Finance Court ...
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Courts in Germany, Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, Judiciary of Germany, Federal Court of Justice of Germany, Joint Senate of the Supreme Courts of Germany, Finance Court, Federal Administrative Court of Germany, Landgericht Berlin, Federal Labor Court of Germany, Federal Social Court of Germany, Federal Finance Court of Germany, Landesgericht, Bundesgericht. Excerpt: This article is part of the series:Politics and government ofGermany The Federal Constitutional Court (in German: Bundesverfassungsgericht, or BVerfG) is a special court established by the Grundgesetz, the German basic law. Since its inception, the constitutional court has been located in the city of Karlsruhe, intentionally dislocated from the other federal institutions like the seat of the government (earlier in Bonn, now in Berlin), the head office of the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), the German intelligence agency (near Munich), or the seat of the Bundesbank in Frankfurt (Main). The sole task of the court is judicial review. It may therefore declare public acts unconstitutional and thus render them ineffective. As such, it is similar to the Supreme Court of the United States. Yet the Court possess a number of powers that the U.S. Supreme Court does not have (see below). However, it differs from the SCOTUS and other supreme courts in that it is not an integral part of the regular judicial system (save for the areas of constitutional law and public international law), but rather installed as a separate judicial institution. Many other countries around the world possess separate constitutional courts similar to the Federal Constitutional Court. Most importantly, the Court does not serve as a regular appellate court from lower courts or the Federal Supreme Courts as a ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=10824
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  • ISBN-13: 9781158155064
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/14/2010
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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