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Federal Minister of Justice Brigitte Zypries at the Wikipedia booth at LinuxTag 2006
Federal Minister of Justice Brigitte Zypries at the Wikipedia booth at LinuxTag 2006

Brigitte Zypries (born November 16, 1953, in Kassel, Germany) is a German politician. She is the current Federal Minister of Justice of Germany. She has been Minister of Justice since 2002. She is member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). Image File history File linksMetadata Zypries_brigitte_cropped. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Zypries_brigitte_cropped. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Kassel (until 1926 officially Cassel) is a city situated along the Fulda River in northern Hessen, Germany, one of the two sources of the Weser river . ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Federal Minister of Justice (in German, Bundesminister der Justiz) is the member of the German Federal Cabinet in charge of the Federal Ministry of Justice. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... SPD redirects here. ...

Zypries studied law in Gießen from 1972 to 1977, and took her first legal state exam in 1978. Then followed in-service training in the regional court district of Gießen, and in 1980 the second state exam. Until 1985 she worked at the Gießen University. theatre in Giessen Architecture in Giessen Giessen (German spelling Gießen) is a city in the German federal state (Bundesland) of Hesse, capital of both the Giessen district and the Giessen Administrative Region. ... The University of Gießen (Giessen), officially called Justus Liebig-Universität Gießen after its most famous member, the founder of modern agricultural chemistry and inventor of artificial fertilizer. ...

From 1985 to 1988: Assistant Head of Division at State Chancellery of Hessen. Hesse is also the name of the German writer Hermann Hesse, as well as the German mathematician Otto Hesse. ...

From 1988 to 1990: Member of academic staff at the Federal Constitutional Court.

From 1991: Head of Division of the State Chancellery of Lower Saxony. With an area of 47,618 km and nearly eight million inhabitants, Lower Saxony (German Niedersachsen) lies in north-western Germany and is second in area and fourth in population among the countrys sixteen Bundesl nder (federal states). ...

From 1995 to 1997: Head of Department of the State Chancellery of Lower Saxony.

From 1998 to 2002: State Secretary.

Up to 1998: Active in the Ministry for Women, Labour and Social Affairs of Lower Saxony.

From November 1998 to October 2002: Active in the Federal Ministry of the Interior. From September 1999 Chair of the State Secretary Committee for the management of the Federal Government programme "Modern State - Modern Administration".

Since 23 October 2002: Federal Minister of Justice.

External links

  • Brigitte Zypries's blog (German)
G8 Justice Ministers
Rob Nicholson Canada | Pascal Clément France | Brigitte Zypries Germany | Clemente Mastella Italy | Jinen Nagase | Vladimir Ustinov | John Reid United Kingdom | Alberto Gonzales United States

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Nach dem Abitur studierte Brigitte Zypries ab 1972 Rechtswissenschaft in Gießen und beendete ihr Studium 1978 mit dem ersten und 1980 mit dem zweiten juristischen Staatsexamen.
In der Europäischen Union setzte sich Ministerin Zypries für den umstrittenen Vorschlag des EU-Rates zur mittlerweile gescheiterten Richtlinie für computerimplementierte Erfindungen ein.
Brigitte Zypries: Markenbildung in der Politik, in: Balzer, Axel/Geilich, Marvin/Rafat, Shamim (Hg.): / Politik als Marke - Politikvermittlung zwischen Kommunikation und Inszenierung, Münster 2005.
Germany considers relaxing strict embryo research laws -- Burgermeister 327 (7424): 1128 -- BMJ (508 words)
Germany is in the middle of a national debate on embryo research after a speech by the minister of justice, Brigitte Zypries, in which she signalled that the government is preparing to relax the country’s strict laws on embryo research.
In a speech at Berlin’s Humboldt University on 29 October, Brigitte Zypries said that there was an ethical obligation to push forward research on human embryonic stem cells.
Brigitte Zypries, a Social Democrat, cast doubt on a key principle that has so far been the cornerstone of the legal protection offered to embryos.
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