Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof. Dr. Anna-Bettina Kaiser


Prof. Dr. Anna-Bettina Kaiser, LL.M. (Cambridge)


The following selection contains Prof. Dr. Anna-Bettina Kaiser's international publications. For a complete list of her publications, please consult the German website.

Edited Volumes

  • The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law: The Obama Era and Its Legacy, Baden-Baden (Nomos/Routledge) 2018 (co-edited with Niels Petersen und Johannes Saurer)

Contributions to journals and Edited Volumes

  • “The State” in: Richard Bellamy/Jeff King (eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Constitutional Theory, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming
  • “Federal Republic of Germany: Legal Response to Covid-19” in: Jeff King et al. (eds.), The Oxford Compendium of National Legal Responses to Covid-19, Oxford University Press (co-authored with Roman Hensel),
  • “Carl Schmitt, the Chameleon” 47/2 Philosophy and Social Criticism 158−162 (2021)
  • “The State of Exception under German Law and the Current Pandemic: Comparative Models and Constitutional Rights” 7/3 Revista Electrónica de Direito Público 5–15 (2020)
  • “The Renaissance of ‘Wertdenken’ in law” (Japanese translation) Horitsu-Jiho (May 2020)
  • Comment (to: Frederick Schauer, Second-Best Constitutionalism) 28 JRP 7–8 (2020)
  • “‘It isn't true that England is the moon’. Comparative constitutional law as a means of constitutional interpretation by the courts?” 18/2 German Law Journal 293–308 (2017)
  • “Os Princípios do Processo Administrativo-Judicial na Alemanha” (The Principles of Administrative Process in Germany) Seminário Internacional Brasil-Alemanha Pontes de Miranda 26 Série Cadernos do Centro de Estudos Judiciários 55–67, 163–176 (2010)
  • “German data retention provisions unconstitutional in their present form” 6 European Constitutional Law Review 503–517 (2010)

Book Reviews

  • Tom Bingham, The Rule of Law, Allen Lane 2010, 7 European Constitutional Law Review 511–516 (2011)


  • Legal Opinion on behalf of the OECD, Transparency and confidentiality in administrative organisations and decision-making in European Union membership countries (March 2010)