• Review: Bezemek, Constitutionalism, 2030

    Christoph Bezemek (publ.), Constitutionalism 2030, Oxford: Hart Publishing 2022, 219 pages, 109.95 €, ISBN 978-1-50994-270-1 in: Zeitschrift für öffentliches Recht (ZöR) 78 (2023), pp. 765-769 PDF (BiblioScout) PDF (local)   According to a common classification, innovation is divided…
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  • A Right to Education in the State Constitution—Effective Fundamental Right or Constitutional Prose?

    In their article Emanuel V. Towfigh and Alexander Gleixner present considerations for a right to education in the Hessian State Constitution. The article is based on a statement for the Hessian state parliament. Emanuel V. Towfigh/Alexander Gleixner, A…
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  • Cooperation and Corporation: the Development of a »General Corporate Law«

    Emanuel V. Towfigh and Jan Zepf present reflections on a »general corporate law« in the current issue of JZ (issue 21/2023): Private and public corporate law are based on common basic principles that become visible when one looks…
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  • Fireside Chat »Opportunities for Digital Learning and Teaching«

    On October 24, 2023, a fireside chat with Prof. Dr. Ann-Marie Kaulbach, Dr. Wendelin Neubert, Prof. Dr. Emanuel V. Towfigh and students on the topic »Opportunities of digital learning and teaching«: Can flipped classroom work in law studies?,…
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  • 3rd German Edition of »Economic Methods in Law« published (open access)

    Economic Methods in Law, 3rd edition by Emanuel V. Towfigh and Niels Petersen With contributions by Markus Englerth, Sebastian J. Goerg, Stefan Magen, Alexander Morell and Klaus Ulrich Schmolke Economic arguments are becoming increasingly important for lawyers. This…
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  • Expert Opinion »The General Equal Treatment Act and the Protection against Discrimination by Algorithmic Decision Systems«

    Legal Opinion on behalf of the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency Presented by Prof. Dr. iur. Indra Spiecker gen. Döhmann, LL.M. (Georgetown Univ.) Prof. Dr. iur. Emanuel V. Towfigh Download at ADS • Local File (0,8 MB) Summary of the Results:…
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  • Statement on Draft Bill to amend Constitution of the State of Hesse

    Statement by Prof. Dr. Emanuel V. Towfigh and Alexander Gleixner on the draft bill to amend Article 56 of the Constitution of the State of Hesse (right to education) (Document 20/10508) »The proposal to amend Article 56 of…
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  • Third Party Expert at the German Federal Constitutional Court on Electoral Law

    On April 18, 2023, the German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe held an oral hearing on the constitutionality of the 2020 reform of the Federal Election Act. This was prompted by the application for abstract review of the…
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