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Lawyer

Bernhard Schlink, German lawyer. Achievements include writing the first German book to reach the number one position in the New York Times bestseller list. Fellow New York Public Library. Center for Scholars & Writers, 2008.

Background

Schlink, Bernhard was born on July 6, 1944 in Grossdornberg, Bielefeld, Germany.

Education

Juris Doctor, Ruprecht Karl University, Heidelberg, Germany, 1975. Privatdozent, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg, Germany, 1981.

Career

Professor Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn, Germany, 1982-1991, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 1991-1992. Constitutional-administrative law & philosophy law Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, 1992—2008. Judge Constnl. Court Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 1988—2006.

Consultant on draft of Constitution for German Democratic Republic, 1990, Lithuanian Constitution, 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include writing the first German book to reach the number one position in the New York Times bestseller list.

Works