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Horizontality and the Constitutional Right to Equality– Recent Developments in the Jurisprudence of the German Federal Constitutional Court

Alix Schulz - 9th November 2019

Two recent decisions by the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht – BVerfG) shed new light on the horizontal effects of the constitutional right to equality in private law relationships. The Court identified specific circumstances under which the equality guarantee of the German Basic Law (Grundgesetz – GG) will take effect between private actors. The Court […]

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