Laura Christin Wittmann

Research assistant and Doctoral Candidate in Subproject B02 "How and Why Do Courts Quote? Citations and References in Decisions of the German Federal Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Canada"

CRC 1385 "Law and Literature"
Domplatz 6
Room 209
Phone: +49 251 83-28359

  • Research areas

    • Comparative Law
    • Constitutional Law
    • Legal Theory
    • Law and Literature
  • Vita

    • 2022: International visiting graduate student at the University of Toronto (supervision: Prof. Dr. Simon Stern)
    • since 2020: Research assistant at the CRC 1385
    • 2017-2019: Legal clerkship at the Kammergericht Berlin, with stations at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the European Commission in Brussels, and second state exam
    • 2016-2017: Research assistant in the administration of the Bundestag, Committee of Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid and 1st Committee of Inquiry of the 18th electoral term "NSA"
    • 2013-2014: Study abroad program at the Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires
    • 2010-2016: Law studies at the University of Freiburg, with a focus on "Law in a multi-level system - international and transnational systems"
  • Publications


    1. Zugang zu Recht, 61. Junge Tagung Öffentliches Recht. Baden-Baden: Nomos 2021 (with B. Huggins et al.).
    2. Feminist Perspectives on Law and Literature. Berlin: de Gruyter (with H. Kroll, L. Schmitz-Justen and L. Zander; planning).


    1. "The Role of Precedents and Case Law in the Jurisprudence of the German Federal Constitutional Court." In: M. Florczak-Wątor (ed.): Constitutional Law and Precedent. London: Routledge 2021. 83-105 (with Ruth Weber).
    2. "Zitat." In: T. Gutmann, E. Ortland and K. Stierstorfer (eds.): Enzyklopädie Recht und Literatur, 2022, (with J. Steigler-Herms).

    Conference report

    1. "Der digitalisierte Staat: Herausforderungen für Zukunft und Gegenwart." 11 Rechtswissenschaft 2020: 213-218 (with B. Huggins).
  • Talks

    1. "Transition des Rechts." Workshops of the Cluster Feministische Perspektiven auf Recht und Literatur, CRC 1385, Münster, 12.02.2022.