Wer soll der Hüter der Verfassung sein? 978-3-16-158978-2 - Mohr Siebeck
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Hans Kelsen

Wer soll der Hüter der Verfassung sein?

Abhandlungen zur Theorie der Verfassungsgerichtsbarkeit in der pluralistischen, parlamentarischen Demokratie
Herausgegeben, mit einer Einleitung und einem Nachtrag zur Kelsen-Rezeption versehen von Robert Chr. van Ooyen

[Who Should Be the Guardian of the Constitution? Studies of the Theory of Constitutional Jurisdiction in a Pluralistic, Parliamentary Democracy. 2nd expanded edition.]

2nd extended edition with a supplement 2019. XXIII, 127 pages.
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Hans Kelsen is seen as the most important precursor of constitutional jurisdiction in the 20th century. In his two ground-breaking texts from 1929 and 1931, he defends his concept of a central judicial authority with the power of judicial review over parliament as an element of pluralistic democracy against Carl Schmitt's concept of a presidential guardian of the political unity »Volk".
Hans Kelsen is seen as the most important precursor of constitutional jurisdiction in the 20th century. In his two ground-breaking texts from 1929 and 1931, he defends his concept of a central judicial authority with the power of judicial review over parliament as an element of pluralistic democracy against Carl Schmitt's concept of a presidential guardian of the political unity »Volk".
Authors/Editors

Hans Kelsen (1881–1973) 1919–30 Universitätsprofessor in Wien; 1919–1930 Verfassungsrichter; 1930–33 Professor in Köln; 1933–40 Professor in Genf; 1936–38 Professor in Prag; 1945–52 Professor in Berkeley.

Robert Chr. van Ooyen Geboren 1960; Prof. Dr. phil., Studium in Duisburg, Wien, Basel und Bonn, lehrt Staats- und Gesellschaftswissenschaften an der Hochschule des Bundes, ist Honorarprofessor für Politikwissenschaft an der TU Dresden und Mitglied der Redaktion von Recht und Politik (RuP), Berlin.

Reviews

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In: Bundeswehrverwaltung — 2020, 71–72 (Christian Raap)