The Concept of Human Dignity in German and Kenyan Constitutional Law

  title={The Concept of Human Dignity in German and Kenyan Constitutional Law},
  author={R. Ebert and R. M. Oduor},
This paper is a historical, legal and philosophical analysis of the concept of human dignity in German and Kenyan constitutional law. We base our analysis on decisions of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany , in particular its take on life imprisonment and its 2006 decision concerning the shooting of hijacked airplanes, and on a close reading of the Constitution of Kenya . We also present a dialogue between us in which we offer some critical remarks on the concept of human dignity in… Expand
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