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Prof Siegfried Broß, Dr. Dr. h. c. UII

Advisory Board Member in Centre for Criminal Law & Justice


Born in Stuttgart on 18 July 1946, married. 

1970 First State Examination in Law. 1973 Second State Examination in Law. 

1971-1976 Occupational activities at the Faculty of Law of the

Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich (inter alia, at the Institute of

Canon Law and Legal History of the Church). 

1973 Dr. iur. (Munich). Doctoral thesis: Untersuchungen zu den Appellationsbestimmungen

der Reichskammergerichtsordnung von 1495. 

1973-1975 Judge at the Munich Administrative Court. 

1975-1976 District Office of Mühldorf am Inn. 

1977-1979 Research assistant at the Federal Constitutional Court. 

1977-1984 Lecturer in Speyer. 

1980 Legal Department of the Bavarian State Chancellery. 

1981-1986 Judge at the Bavarian Higher Administrative Court. 

1986-1998 Judge at the Federal Court of Justice. 

Since September 1998 Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court. 

2002 Honorary professor at the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg. 

2009 Dr. jur. honoris causa of the Universitas Islam Indonesia - Yogyakarta.