Hannskarl Salger

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Hannskarl Salger (born November 2, 1929 in Dessau ; † September 17, 2010 ) was a German lawyer, judge and Vice-President of the Federal Court of Justice from 1988 until his retirement in 1994 .


After completing his studies and legal clerkship , Salger was initially a lawyer in Karlsruhe for two years . Salger began his judicial career in Baden-Württemberg , where he worked at the Karlsruhe Regional Court from 1960 and at the Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court from 1968 . In April 1970 Salger was appointed chief public prosecutor at the Freiburg Public Prosecutor, but in December of the same year he was appointed judge at the Federal Court of Justice.

During his entire time as a federal judge, Salger was a member of the 4th Criminal Division of the Federal Court of Justice , from December 1977 as its chairman. He retired on November 30, 1994. In addition to his work as a judge, he was president of the German Traffic Court Conference from 1992 and editor of the German judges newspaper for over two decades .

From 1968 to 1975 he was also a member of the municipal council of Karlsruhe.


Salger was a bearer of the Great Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany . In 1991 he received the Senator Lothar Danner Medal of the Federation against Alcohol and Drugs in Road Traffic . In 1994 he received his doctorate from the Ruhr University Bochum . A festschrift was dedicated to him for his 65th birthday .

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