Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Susanne Baer

Publications Prof. Dr. Baer, LL. M. (Michigan)

You can find a detailed list of the publications of Susanne Baer on the german version of the website.


Publications in english



Dorsen, Norman/ Michel Rosenfeld/ Andras Sájo/ Susanne Baer/ Susanna Mancini, Comparative Constitutionalism, Cases and Materials, St. Paul: Thomson/West, 3rd edition 2016 (1st edition 2003, 2nd edition 2010).




  • Baer, S., Challenges to Constitutionalism: The Role of Constitutional Courts, Joint Council on Constitutional Justice of the Venice Commission, Mini Conference, Council of Europe 2017, 13-22.


  • Baer, S., The Difference a Justice May Make: Remarks at the Symposium for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Columbia Journal of Gender & Law 25 (1/2013) 93 – 100.
  • Baer, S., Privatizing Religion. Legal Groupism, No-Go-Areas, and the Public-Private-Ideology in Human Rights Politics. Constellations 20 (1/2013) 68 – 84.


  • Baer, S., Equality, in: Rosenfeld, Michel/ Sajo, András (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law, Oxford 2012, 982-1001.


  • Baer, S., Traveling Concepts: Substantive Equality On The Road, in: Tulsa Law Review 46 (2011) 59 – 80.
  • Baer, S./Lann Hornscheidt Transdisciplinary Gender Studies. Conceptual and Institutional Challenges, in: Buikema, Rosemarie / Griffin, Gabriele/ Lykke, Nina (Hg.): Theories and Methodologies in Postgraduate Feminist Research, New York: Routledge 2011, 165-179.


  • Baer, S., A closer look at law: human rights as multi-level sites of struggles over multi-dimensional equality, Utrecht Law Review 6 (2/2010) 56-76.


  • Baer, S., Dignity, Liberty, Equality: A Fundamental Rights Triangle of Constitutionalism, University of Toronto Law Journal 4 (2009), 417-468.
  • Baer, S., Equal Opportunities and Gender in Research: Germany’s Science Needs a Promotion of Quality, in: Tajmel, Tanja/ Starl, Klaus (eds.), Science Education Unlimited. Approaches to Equal Opportunities in Learning Science, Münster 2009, 103-110.


  • Baer, S., "Very Sexy" Constructions of the Subject in Law. Remarks on a Task for the "Language Police", in: Olsen, Frances/ Lorz, Alexander/ Stein, Dieter (eds.), Law and Language: Theory and Society, Düsseldorf 2008, 347-371.
  • Baer, S./Barbara Hartung, Country Report Germany; in: Europäische Kommission (Hg.); Mapping the Maze: Getting more Women to the Top in Research, 49-51.
  • Baer, S., Options of Knowledge - Opportunities in Science, in: Grenz, Sabine/ Kortendiek, Beate/ Kriszio, Marianne/ Löther, Andrea (eds.), Gender Equality - Programmes in Higher Education. International Perspectives, Wiesbaden 2008, 13-26.


  • Baer, S., Combating sexual orientation discrimination in employment: legislation in fifteen EU member states, in: Waaldijk, Kees/ Bonini-Baraldi, Matteo (eds.), Report of the European Group of Experts on Combating Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Leiden 2004, 209-228.
  • Baer, S., Citizenship in Europe and the Construction of Gender by Law in the European Charter of Fundamental Rights, in: Knop, Karen (ed.), Gender and Human Rights. Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law, Oxford 2004, 83-112.
  • Baer, S., "The End of Private Autonomy" or Rights-Based Legislation? The Anti-Discrimination Law Debate in Germany, in: Miller, Russel A./Zumbansen, Peer (eds.), ANNUAL OF GERMAN AND EUROPEAN LAW, New York 2004, 323-333.


  • Baer, S., Dignity or Equality? Responses to Workplace Harassment in European, German, and U.S. Law, in: MacKinnon, Catharine A./ Siegel, Reva (eds.), Directions in Sexual Harassment Law, New Haven 2003, 582-601.


  • Baer, S., Police Power for a New Century? Constitutional Traps and Constitutional Options Regarding some Authoritarian Trends in Police Law, in: Sajo, Andras (ed.), Out of and into Authoritarian Law, Dordrecht 2002, 151-167.


  • Baer, S., Violence: Dilemmas of Democracy and Law, in: Kretzmer, David/ Hazan, Kershman F. (eds.), Freedom of Speech and Incitement against Democracy, Den Haag 2000, 63-98.


  • Baer, S., Equality: The Jurisprudence of the German Constitutional Court, Columbia Journal of European Law 5 (1999) 249-279.


  • Baer, S., Citizenship, Loyalty, and the Ordering of Gender: On Exclusion and the Relevance of Law in Gender Studies and Feminist Theories of the State, in: Sev´er, Aysan (ed.), Frontiers in Women´s Studies. Canadian and German Perspectives, Toronto 1998, 57-75.
  • Baer, S., Protection against Economic Power in Germany. A Note on Limits of Constitutional Discourse and Problems of Negative Liberties, Diritto Pubblico 1998, 733-749.


  • Baer, S., Pornography and Sexual Harassment in the EU, in: Elman, Amy (ed.), Sexual Politics and the European Union. The New Feminist Challenge, Oxford 1996, 51-65.
  • Baer, S., A Different Approach to Jurisprudence? Feminisms in German Legal Science, Legal Cultures, and the Ambivalence of Law, 3 Cardozo Women´s Law Journal (2/1996) 251-285.