Lutz Meyer-Goßner

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Lutz Meyer-Goßner (born July 10, 1936 in Nienburg (Weser) ) is a former German judge and commentator . From 1983 to 2001 he was a judge at the Federal Court of Justice .

Meyer-Goßner began his legal career after training and doctorate in 1964 as a court assessor in the judicial service of the Free State of Bavaria .

After being appointed to the District Court Council in 1967, he initially worked at the District Court of Munich . At the same time as he was appointed regional judge , Meyer-Goßner took on the role of full-time working group leader in trainee lawyer training. During this tenure, he was promoted in 1972 and appointed First Public Prosecutor . Since 1975 Meyer-Goßner worked as presiding judge at the district court Munich I , where he presided over small and large criminal chambers .

Since his appointment as judge at the Federal Court of Justice in 1983 Meyer-Goßner has been a member of its 4th Criminal Senate, since 1992 as its deputy chairman and since December 1994 as chairman. He resigned as chairman on July 31, 2001, and retired.

In addition to his work as a judge, Meyer-Goßner was primarily a commentator on the Code of Criminal Procedure . In succession to Otto Schwarz , Theodor Kleinknecht and Karlheinz Meyer, he edited the short commentary published by Beck-Verlag from the 40th edition in 1990 to the 60th edition in 2017, which essentially determines the practice of German criminal proceedings. His successor as the author of the short comment is Bertram Schmitt . Meyer-Goßner also holds an honorary professorship at the University of Marburg .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ "Press release of the Federal Court of Justice No. 58/2001", accessed on December 2, 2008
  2. ^ "Farewell" as an appendix to the foreword of the 60th edition 2017

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