Basic Rights, Criminal Law, Evidence, Human Dignity, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering, True Crime

The Markus Lanz Complaint in English

On May 20th, I submitted a complaint in German to the ZDF, one of Germany's two public broadcasting stations, regarding the interview with Jens Söring broadcast on the Markus Lanz talk show on May 14, 2020. Here is an English translation of that complaint. I've made a few adjustments and adaptations, but the substance is… Continue reading The Markus Lanz Complaint in English

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

Söring bei Lanz: Beschwerde an das ZDF

Soeben habe ich und ein Berliner Rechtsanwalt (in seinem eigenen Namen handelnd) eine 18-seitige Beschwerde beim ZDF eingereicht in Bezug auf das Söring-Interview bei "Markus Lanz". Der Inhalt ist mit nur kleinen Anpassungen unten wiedergegeben. Viel Spaß bei der Lektüre! An den ZDF-Fernsehrat 20. Mai 2020 I. Einleitung Am 14. Mai 2020 wurde eine 75-minütige… Continue reading Söring bei Lanz: Beschwerde an das ZDF

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?