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Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmermann (left) and adjunct Prof. Dr. Norman Weiß | Photo: Tobias Hopfgarten

Law in a state of emergency – How the corona crisis affects human rights

On the corona pandemic – contributions from the University of Potsdam
Many countries around the world have taken drastic measures in an effort to stop or at least slow down the spread of coronavirus: schools,... more
Prof. Uwe Hellmann (right) and Dr. Sargis Terzikyan. | Photo: Tobias Hopfgarten

Punishment & Law – Research Center for Russian Law Facilitates Lively Exchange between Germany and Post-Soviet States

Human dignity, freedom, and property are elementary objects of legal protection. Those who violate them can expect sanctions – and these differ from... more
Grafik: Andreas Töpfer.

Articles in Orbit – How a Treaty Ensures That Outer Space Is Used for the Benefit of All

There is room for everything: crewed Soyuz rockets, the ISS, many satellites, the Hubble Space Telescope, and astronauts daring a spacewalk. Outer... more
Ob Strafrecht, Wettbewerbsrecht, Kartellrecht oder Urheberrecht – alle diese Rechtsgebiete haben Bezüge zum Medienrecht. Foto: Sören Stache

New Legal Territory — Legal scholars analyze media-related issues

Her private life has often been disseminated in tabloids, but Caroline von Monaco—Caroline, Princess of Hanover since 1999—has consistently taken... more