Prerequisite to a discussion of the 1952 holding of the Bundesgerichtshof
is an understanding of the two terms that German law uses for the English word "law.
This conclusion was reached by the Bundesgerichtshof
in a seminal German case (77) that held that the explosion of a glass bottle containing mineral water does not fall within the scope of the development risk exemption, as such risk is known to producers.
2013) (quoting Bundesgerichtshof
[BGH] May 31, 1990, 37 Entscheidungen DES Bundesgerichtshofes
In Strafsachen [BGHST] 48 (Ger.
Yet, the case law of the German Bundesgerichtshof
suggests that the Court accords considerable importance to the uncertainty requirement.
19, 2007, I ZR 35/04, 2007; Bundesgerichtshof
123) For an explanation, see Justice in the Name of All, Die Praktische Anwendung des VOlkerstrafgesetzbuchs aus der Sicht des Generalbundesanwalts Beim Bundesgerichtshof
2 ZEITSCHRIFT FUR INTERNATIONALE STRAFRECHTSDOGMATIK 507, 511 (2007).
, Decision of 8 April 1976,  Wertpapiermitteilungen 1158.
See STAUDINGER, supra note 218, at 53 (quoting Beckmann); Bundesgerichtshof
[BGH] [Federal Court of Justice] Dec.
[BGH] [Federal Court of Justice] May 27, 2003, NEUE JURISTISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT [NJW] 2912, 2003 (Ger.
Paefgen, supra note 190, at 893-94 (citing Bundesgerichtshof
[Federal Court of Justice] [BGH], Nov.
the court announced in Bundesgerichtshof
, is whether the judgment
In 1968 the Bundesgerichtshof
permitted partnerships between Rechtsanwalte and other professions.