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29 November 2017The Germany Federal Constitutional Courton Tuesday ruled against increased prices for telephone calls for prisoners. The complaint was brought by an inmate af…
German Federal ConCourt allows third gender in registry of births
8 November 2017Germany's Federal Constitutional Court on Wednesday called for a third gender option in the registry of births. Intersex people, who are neither male nor fema…
Germany's top court: foreign terror suspects deportation is constitutional
28 July 2017In a decision published on Thursday, the Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe said it saw no problem with the deportation of non-German citizens thought to pose at…
Germany’s Move to Deprive Anti-Democratic Parties of Federal Funding: An Effective Response to the Populist Wave?
26 July 2017A recent amendment to the Basic Law of Germany empowers the state to deprive anti-democratic political parties of federal funding. At first glance, this might a…
Op-ed: Will introduction of same-sex marriage require amendment of Germany's Constitution?
11 July 2017A vote was not necessary in the upper house of Germany's parliament, the Bundesrat, on Friday, because no state challenged the draft legislation. The original p…