Peter Hentschel

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Peter Hentschel (born March 21, 1939 in Glatz , Lower Silesia Province ; † May 27, 2006 ) was a German lawyer .


Expelled from their home in Silesia , his family settled in Cologne at the end of the 1940s , where Peter Hentschel studied law at the university after graduating from high school . In 1967 he passed his second state examination in law and in 1971 was appointed district court advisor at the Cologne District Court . After his retirement he worked as a lawyer and lecturer at the University of Cologne. In 2006 he died after suffering from cancer for a long time. He was buried in the North Cemetery in Cologne .


From 1980 onwards, Hentschel was the editor of the Beck 's short commentary on road traffic law, which was previously overseen by Heinrich Jagusch . This standard work , which appeared under his leadership in twelve editions until 2005, became his life's work. In addition, he wrote other specialist books, including Drunkenness in Road Traffic , which was published for the tenth time in 2006. He also published numerous articles in specialist journals such as the NZV or the NJW .

At the German Traffic Court Conference in 2003, he was awarded the Goslar Medal by the German Academy for Traffic Science for his services to traffic science and the Traffic Court Conference.


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