Robert Pfeiffer


Robert Pfeiffer is a research assistant and PhD student at the Department of Public International Law of the University of Potsdam, Germany. In his research, he focuses on questions concerning the acquisition of territorial sovereignty, the law of treaties and international maritime law.

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President Erdogan versus Jan Böhmermann: Do Bad Poems Make Bad Law? – Reforming the Defamation of Foreign Heads of States under German Criminal Law

Note: Revised and translated version of a statement made before the Legal Committee of the German Bundestag at an expert hearing on 17 May 2017, further elaborating on questions that were raised by Veronika Bílková in her EJIL:Talk! post “Thouh shalt not Insult the (Foreign) Head of State?”, dated 28 April 2016 and commenting on…

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