Joachim Vogel (lawyer)

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Joachim Reinhardt Vogel (born June 2, 1963 in Gießen ; † August 17, 2013 in Venice ) was a German legal scholar .


After graduating from the Ernst Abbe-Gymnasium in Oberkochen in 1982 and completing basic military service , he studied law at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg from 1983 . There he passed the first state law examination in 1988 and completed the legal preparatory service from 1990 to 1993 . During this time he did his doctorate in 1992 at the Faculty of Law at the University of Freiburg. The second state examination in law followed in Stuttgart in 1994 .

From 1988 to 1990 and again from 1994 to 1999 he was a research assistant and assistant to Klaus Tiedemann in Freiburg. In 1999 he was awarded the venia legendi for criminal law , criminal procedure law , comparative law and legal theory by the law faculty of the University of Freiburg . In 1999 he went to the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich as professor for criminal law and legal philosophy as well as legal informatics . From 2000 on he was professor for criminal law and criminal procedure law at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen . From 2003 to 2005 he was Vice Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Tübingen and from 2005 to 2008 Dean . Vogel returned to the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich in 2012 and taught criminal law, criminal procedure law and commercial criminal law there until his death . His research focus was capital market criminal law; there he was one of the most prominent experts in Germany.

Vogel had been a judge in the second main office at the Stuttgart Higher Regional Court , 1st criminal senate, since 2001 . Since January 2003 he has been co-editor of the JuristenZeitung . Furthermore, he was editor of the journal for the entire criminal law science and member of the Mainz Academy of Sciences and Literature .

Vogel died on August 17, 2013 in Venice when a gondola collided with a water taxi near the Rialto Bridge . His three-year-old daughter was seriously injured in the accident. His wife and eight- and ten-year-old sons were unharmed.

Works (selection)

  • Norm and duty in spurious omission offenses . Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1993, ISBN 978-3-428-07822-6 . (Dissertation)
  • Legal methodology . de Gruyter, Berlin / New York 1998, ISBN 978-3-11-015727-7 .
  • Joachim Vogel & Michael Grotz: Perspectives on International Criminal Procedure Law . CF Müller, Heidelberg 2004, ISBN 978-3-8114-5139-1 .
  • Influences of National Socialism on Criminal Law . BWV, Berlin 2004, ISBN 978-3-8305-0629-4 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. The family's obituary in the Süddeutsche Zeitung
  2. Tragic accident: Joachim Vogel died in Venice
  3. Joachim Jahn: At home in all areas of criminal law. , Obituary,, August 19, 2013, accessed August 26, 2013.
  4. ^ List of newly elected members on the Academy website , accessed on August 26, 2013.
  5. Munich professor died in the arms of his wife.