Das Strafrecht des Herzogtums Braunschweig im 19. Jahrhundert bis zum Reichsstrafgesetzbuch
[Criminal Law in the Duchy of Braunschweig in the 19th Century up to the Reich Criminal Code]
Series:Juristische Zeitgeschichte / Abteilung 3 50
Aims and Scope
This work traces the development of criminal law in the duchy of Braunschweig. It focuses on the genesis and defining features of the 1840 Criminal Code, which even at the time was considered an outstanding achievement. With a view to the historical context, the work concludes with an examination of the law’s role in the process of unifying German criminal law.