To handle the current COVID-19 crisis, Germany can learn from the crisis management experience of the French constitutional bodies. Just in time, the Bundestag has taken a path to hopefully save us from a long-lasting legal exceptional situation. It could have been even stricter.Continue Reading
No crisis justifies the total dismantling of democracy. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has extended his power in Hungary with a set of new laws. Despite the spread of the new coronavirus: this shouldn’t have happened.
A commentary by Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, deputy chairwoman of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and former Minister of Justice in Germany.