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50 Cases for exam preparation

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Case 14:

The politically right A. Hizek drops statements at an election meeting of the party "National Alternative for Germany" in the community of Viernhof, in which he calls for the radical and immediate abolition of democracy in Germany. The community decides, therefore, to withdraw him the basic right of freedom of expression because he used it against the free democratic system.

Is this approach of the community allowed?

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Case 15:

A citizens' initiative proposes, as a contribution to the simplification of political structures, to reduce the number of federal states initially for a transitional period to 5 Laender. After that a unitary state could be established.

Take position on the proposals.

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Case 16:

Last year the Bundestag has enacted a controversial law. It turns out that the law violates the constitution. Therefore the Federal Constitutional Court declared the law as void.

Is this action of the Federal Constitutional Court not in conflict with the principle of the separation of powers, finally the Bundestag and not the court enacted the law?

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Case 17:

A distant relative of the last German emperor Wilhelm II would like to get fame and glory and founded the "dynasty-party" with the objective to convert Germany into a republican monarchy.

Does this prospect have success, if 72% of the Germans elect this party?

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Case 18:

The community Hockenhaus decides to found a municipal heroin sales point, starting from January next year. This should give the drug policy a new impetus and help the addicts out of illegality.

Is this plan of the municipality permitted?

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Case 19:

A German Land is no longer convinced that the upcoming problems can be solved with an republic. The Parliament of the Land decided to change the form of the state into a monarchy from next year.

Are there constitutional objections against the plans of the Land?

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Case 20:

The Federal Republic is in turmoil, several short consecutive natural disasters, a poor economic situation and political instability in Europe lead to unrest and threatening to few civil war like scenes. The highest federal institutions see themselves hardly in a position to respond suited to this situation. Bundestag and Bundesrat therefore decide with the approval of the Federal President to transfer the legislative power to the Federal Government for a term of two years to manage the situation.

Is such an approach permitted?

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