Decisions of the Federal Court of Justice in criminal matters
|Decisions of the Federal Court of Justice in criminal matters
|description||German legal collection of decisions|
|Area of Expertise||Criminal law|
|publishing company||Carl Heymanns Verlag (DE)|
The decisions of the Federal Court of Justice in criminal matters ( BGHSt ) are a collection of the important decisions of the Federal Court of Justice in criminal law published by the members of the Federal Court of Justice and published by Carl Heymanns Verlag , Cologne, analogous to the earlier collection of the decisions of the Reich Court in criminal matters , RGSt . The 58 decision volumes and 5 index volumes are printed and available as an online module with around 35,000 decisions.
The decisions of civil law are shown in the decision collection of the Federal Court of Justice in civil matters (BGHZ).
The abbreviation in the quotation is usually followed by volume, page number on which the decision begins, and page number of the relevant point.
The individual decisions are cited in the form “BGHSt 46, 321, 327” or “BGHSt 46, 321 (327)”. This means that the cited decision is in volume 46 of the decision collection and begins on page 321; the point that matters to the citation is on page 327.
Some short comments cite the decisions in the form "BGH 46, 321, 327". In this case, “BGH” means the collection of decisions.