This collected volume contains the life stories of 21 significant jurists that considerably affected the development of criminal law over the past few decades and contributed to the influence of German criminal jurisprudence worldwide. The autobiographies comprehensively present criminal jurisprudence and the history of criminal law over the past 50 years.
German criminal jurisprudence is held in high esteem internationally and the authors featured in this volume deserve their due credit. Therefore, international connections and also the internationalization of criminal law work are selected as subjects of discussion.
This volume contains autobiographical entries on Gunther Arzt, Manfred Burgstaller, Albin Eser, Hans Joachim Hirsch, Hans-Heinrich Jescheck, Günther Kaiser, Diethelm Kienapfel, Karl Lackner, Ernst-Joachim Lampe, Klaus Lüderssen, Werner Maihofer, Wolfgang Naucke, Claus Roxin, Hans-Ludwig Schreiber, Friedrich-Christian Schroeder, Günter Spendel, Günter Stratenwerth, Klaus Tiedemann, Herbert Tröndle and Ulrich Weber. There is also a biography on Theodor Lenckner.