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Deutsche Rechtsprechung in völkerrechtlichen Fragen 1996

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Kerrin Schillhorn


I. International Law and Municipal Law
II. International Treaties
III. Effects and Limits of State Sovereignty
1. Limits as to the exercise of jurisdiction
2. Recognition of foreign acts
IV. Nationality
1. Acquisition of nationality
2. Loss of nationality
3. Multiple nationality
4. Statelessness
V. Agencies of Diplomatic and Consular Affairs
VI. Legal Status of Aliens
1. General aspects of entry and residence
2. Expulsion and deportation
VII. Asylum Law
1. Procedural rules of asylum law
a) Safe states of origin
b) Safe third states
c) Rights in procedural rules of asylum law
2. Political persecution
a) Persecution by quasi-state sovereignty
b) Torture as political persecution
c) Gender-specific political persecution
3. Persecution of groups - Protection found elsewhere in the state
4. Asylum of family members and third-state-rule
VIII. Extradition
IX. International Protection of Human Rights
1. European Convention on Human Rights
a) Art. 3 ECHR as a bar to expulsion and deportation
b) Prerequisites for detention (Art. 5 para. 1 ECHR)
c) Length of procedure (Art. 6 para. 1 ECHR)
d) Right to family life/privacy (Art. 8 ECHR)
e) Freedom of speech and assembly (Art. 10, 11 ECHR)
f) Freedom of movement (Art. 2 of Protocol no. 4 to ECHR)
2. Geneva Convention on Refugees
3. Convention on the Rights of the Child
X. European Communities
1. Community law and municipal law
a) Direct applicability of directives
b) Application and interpretation of directives
2. Rule of non-discrimination
a) Free movement of workers
b) Free establishment/free service
c) Equality of men and women
3. Free market/Competition law
4. Association agreement EEC-Turkey
5. Reference Procedure
a) Procedural aspects
b) Various cases
6. Questions of state responsibility
XI. Allied Armed Forces Stationed in the Federal Republic of Germany
XII. Legal Status of Germany after 1945 and German Reunification