Peter Badura

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Peter Badura (born February 21, 1934 in Opole ) is a German lawyer and university professor . From 1970 to 2002 he was professor for public law , legal and state philosophy at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich .


Badura studied law at the Universities of Erlangen and Berlin and passed his first state examination in 1956 in Bavaria. In 1959 he received his doctorate from Alfred Voigt with a thesis on the subject of “The Methods of the Newer General State Doctrine ” and in 1962 also completed his habilitation under Voigt on “The Administrative Monopoly” at the University of Erlangen . Thereby he received the Venia legendi for the subject public law. In 1964 he became a full professor at the University of Göttingen , and from 1970 until his retirement , Badura taught at the LMU Munich , where he held the chair for public law , legal and state philosophy . His successor is Peter M. Huber . Badura was dean of the Munich law faculty in 1972/73 and 1990/91 and from 1976 to 1978 chairman of the Association of German Constitutional Law Teachers .

Badura is co-editor of the journals Archive of Public Law and Public Administration as well as co-author of the Bonn Commentary on the Basic Law. He is a member of the Catholic student union K.St.V. Rhenania Erlangen. He is considered to be one of the most important constitutional lawyers in recent German history. Last but not least, this reputation is justified by his comments in the Bonn Commentary, in Maunz-Dürig and his sixth edition textbook on constitutional law, which is considered a standard work .



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