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The East German Social Courts

Law and Popular Justice in a Marxist-Leninist Society

by Peter W. Sperlich

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts & procedure,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • East Germany, DDR,
  • Comparative,
  • Legal History,
  • Law / Legal History,
  • Germany (East),
  • Justice, Administration of,
  • Lay judges,
  • Municipal courts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289396M
    ISBN 100275975649
    ISBN 109780275975647

      East Germany showed that planned economies fail. Socialism, the idea that workers’ needs are best met by the collectivization of the means of Missing: Social Courts. Curry has copies of Stasi-files including court documents confirming her East German competitors doped at the Moscow Games. In a letter to Curry obtained by The Sunday Telegraph it details.

    The Supreme Court of the German Democratic Republic (German: Oberstes Gericht der DDR) was the highest judicial organ of the was set up in and was housed on Scharnhorststraße 6 in building now houses the district court in Berlin, Germany 2 Instance and the District Court Berlin-Mitte. The Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany. Miniature book version. The Basic Law was approved on 8 May in Bonn, and, with the signature of the occupying western Allies of World War II on 12 May, came into effect on 23 May.

    The German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), commonly known in English as East Germany) was created as a socialist republic on 7 October and began to institute a government based on that of the Soviet equivalent of the Communist Party in East Germany was the Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands . Taking advantage of documents never before available from the archives of the East German Communist Party and the Ministry for State Security, and drawing on interviews with, among others, the legendary spy chief Markus Wolf and members of the East German Politburo, Science under Socialism is the first book to examine the role of science and technology in the former German Missing: Social Courts.


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