Thomas Hillenkamp

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Thomas Hillenkamp (born June 2, 1943 in Dresden ) is a German legal scholar .


Hillenkamp studied law at the Universities of Freiburg , Hamburg and Göttingen . He completed his legal clerkship in the higher regional court district of Celle . Hillenkamp in 1970 with a thesis on "The importance of intent concretisations on deviation Tatverlauf" doctorate with a thesis on "intentional act and victim behavior" 1980 habilitation . In 1980 he was appointed professor at the University of Bonn , and in 1981 at the University of Osnabrück . From 1987 Hillenkamp was full professor at Heidelberg University for criminal law and criminal procedure law. Since 1999 he has been one of the directors of the Institute for German, European and International Medical Law, Health Law and Bioethics at the Universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim . For his efforts in the successful re-establishment of the Law Faculty Dresden in 1995 that gave him Dresden University of Technology , the honorary doctorate . He has been retired since September 1, 2013.

Hillenkamp researches and publishes in particular on criminal law , criminal procedure law , victimology and medical criminal law .

He is married and has three children.

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