Joachim Lehmann (judge)

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Joachim Lehmann (born June 7, 1909 in Berlin , † February 4, 1979 in Karlsruhe ) was a German lawyer and judge of the Federal Constitutional Court .


After studying law , Lehmann passed his two exams in 1933 and 1937. From 1938 he worked for various business organizations in Berlin until he was called up for military service in 1944. After the Second World War , he initially continued his economic and organizational activities in Hamburg . From 1946 to 1947 he was managing director of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce . He then served on the Executive Council and the State Council of the Administration of the United Economic Area .

For a short time he then worked in the Federal Council with Karl Arnold , who was the first president of the state chamber. In 1950 he was entrusted with the management of the legal department in the Office of the Federal President and was appointed Ministerialrat. A year later, Lehmann, who was a member of the SPD, was elected judge of the Federal Constitutional Court. He held this office until 1963.


  • International Biographical Archive 26/1952 from June 16, 1952
  • The Federal Constitutional Court: 1951 - 1971. 2nd edition. Müller, Karlsruhe 1971, p. 231.
  • Richard Ley: The first occupation of the Federal Constitutional Court. In: Journal for Parliamentary Issues 1982, pp. 521–541.