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Judgment 16 January 1957 (BVerfGE 6, 32) – refusal of a passport and freedom of movement (the Elfes case) – TGCM series

 

Judgment 15 January 1958 (BVerfGE 7, 198) – freedom of expression and the relationship between basic rights and the private law (the Lüth case) – TGCM series

 

Judgment 24 February 1971 (BVerfGE 30, 173) – Klaus Mann’s Mephisto (Wikipedia) and freedom of artistic expression – TGCM series

 

Judgment 5 June 1973 (BVerfGE 35, 202) – concerning a documentary about a convicted prisoner and his right of personality (the Lebach case) – TGCM series

 

Judgment 8 August 1978 (BVerfGE 49, 89) – ss 7(1) and (2) of the Atomic Energy Act and the rights to life and personality (the Kalkar I case) – TGCM series

 

Order 14 May 1985 (BVerfGE 69, 315) – public demonstrations against a nuclear power station and freedom of assembly (the Brokdorf-Beschluss) – TGCM series

 

Judgment 6 June 1989 (BVerfGE 80, 137) – riding in the forest areas (Reiten im Walde) and general freedom of action – TGCM series

 

Judgment 29 September 1990 (BVerfG 82, 322) – concerning the first federal elections after unification (Gesamtdeutsche Wahl)

 

Judgment 28 January 1992 (BVerfGE 85, 191) – prohibition of nocturnal employment of women and equality rights (the Nachtarbeitsverbot case) – TGCM series

 

Judgment 28 May 1993 (BVerfG 88, 203) – Abortion (Schwangerschaftsabbruch II) [2 BvF 2/90]

 

Judgment 15 November 1993 – concerning jurisdiction of the Court’s two senates

 

Judgment 9 March 1994 (BVerfGE 90, 145) – concerning the constitutionality of the Intoxicating Substances Act (the Cannabis case)

 

Judgment 24 March 1998 (BVerfGE 97, 391) – use of one’s name in relation to freedom of opinion and right of personality (Missbrauchsbezichtigung) – TGCM series

 

Judgment 24 September 2003 (BVerfGE 108, 282) – headscarf ban (Kopftuch-Urteil) [2 BvR 1436/02]

 

Order 18 February 2009 (BVerfGE 122, 374) – concerning the Renewable Energy Sources Act (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz) [1 BvR 3076/08]

 

Judgment 30 June 2009 (BVerfGE 123, 267) –  Act Approving the Treaty of Lisbon compatible with the Basic Law; accompanying law unconstitutional to the extent that legislative bodies have not been accorded sufficient rights of participation (Lissabon-Urteil – “Solange III) [2 BvE 2/08]

 

Judgment 2 March 2010 (BVerfGE 125, 260) – Data Retention (Vorratsdatenspeicherung) [1 BvR 256/08] – with dissenting opinions by Justices Schluckebier and Eichberger

 

Judgment 4 May 2011 (BVerfGE 128, 326) – Preventive Detention (Sicherungsverwahrung) [2 BvR 2365/09]

 

Judgment 7 September 2011 (BVerfGE 129, 124) – Greek bailout (Griechenlandrettung) [2 BvR 987/10]

 

Judgment 23 September 2015 (BVerfGE 140, 160) – On the Scope of the Requirement of Parliamentary Approval for Deployments of the Armed Forces in Cases of Imminent Danger (Operation Pegasus – Libya 2011) [2 BvE 6/11]

 

Order 3 November 2015 (NZG 2016, 471) – Constitutional Complaint Against Service of Process in Germany of an Action Brought Before U.S. Courts Unsuccessful [2 BvR 2019/09]

 

Judgment 15 December 2015 (BVerfGE 141, 1)Treaty Overrides by National Statutory Law are Permissible Under the Constitution [2 BvL 1/12] – with a dissent by Justice König

 

Order 12 January 2016 (BVerfGE 141, 82) – Prohibition of Professional Partnership of Lawyers with Physicians and Pharmacists

 

Judgement 20 April 2016 (BVerfGE 141, 220) – Partially Successful Constitutional Complaints Against the Investigative Powers of the Federal Criminal Police Office for Fighting International Terrorism (BKA-Gesetz) [1 BvR 966/09, 1 BvR 1140/09]

 

Judgement 21 June 2016 (BVerfGE 142, 123) – Unsuccessful complaint against the OMT-Programme [2 BvR 2728/13, 2 BvR 2729/13, 2 BvR 2730/13, 2 BvR 2731/13, 2 BvE 13/13]