Basic Rights, Criminal Law, European Law, Human Dignity, KUG, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Right of Personality, Soering, True Crime

Die Kapitulation des Journalisten Markus Lanz vor Jens Söring

I. Einführung Am 14. Mai 2020 geschah etwas Bemerkenswertes. Über eine Stunde lang sendete ZDF, einer der beiden öffentlich-rechtlichen Fernsehsender Deutschlands, Propaganda im Namen eines Eidbrechers, Betrügers und verurteilten Doppelmörders. Jens Söring, der im November 2019 aus dem Gefängnis in Virginia entlassen wurde, nachdem er 33 Jahre im Gefängnis für die kaltblütigen Morde an Derek… Continue reading Die Kapitulation des Journalisten Markus Lanz vor Jens Söring

Basic Rights, Criminal Law, Human Dignity, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Right of Personality, Soering, True Crime

The Capitulation of Journalist Markus Lanz to Jens Söring

Introduction On May 14, 2020, a remarkable thing happened. For over an hour, one of Germany's two leading public television stations, ZDF, broadcast (g) propaganda on behalf of a perjurer, con-man, and convicted double-murderer. Jens Söring, who was released from prison in Virginia in November 2019 after serving 33 years in prison for the cold-blooded… Continue reading The Capitulation of Journalist Markus Lanz to Jens Söring

Basic Rights, Federal Constitutional Court, Human Dignity, Public Law, Social Welfare Law

The Federal Constitutional Court Eviscerates German Welfare Law. Or does it?

In 2005, the German Bundestag revolutionized social welfare law with the so-called Hartz IV(g) reforms. These reforms were pushed through by former Social Democratic German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, and quite possibly ended his political career. The reason? They tightened eligibility criteria, capped the amount of benefits people could receive, and tied the benefits to "cooperation"… Continue reading The Federal Constitutional Court Eviscerates German Welfare Law. Or does it?

Basic Rights, Criminal Law, Freedom of Speech, Right of Personality

‘Fascist’ as a Political Insult

Björn Höcke (g) is the baby-faced reactionary high school history teacher whom every right-thinking German loves to hate. He’s been called every name in the book, and any public appearance by him usually attracts a counter-demonstration. A left-wing German group called the Center for Political Beauty even built a miniature replica of the Holocaust Memorial next… Continue reading ‘Fascist’ as a Political Insult

Basic Rights, Bundestag, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Federal Constitutional Court

A “Justice Offensive” to Legalize Marijuana in Germany

The German Hemp Federation (GHF), a German marijuana-legalization lobby, has started what it calls a "justice offensive" (g) to convince the German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) to declare laws against marijuana unconstitutional. The current state of play in Germany is that it is illegal nationwide, under § 29 (g) of the Narcotics Law, to possess… Continue reading A “Justice Offensive” to Legalize Marijuana in Germany