POSTS BY Johanna Wolff

Soft state influence on family life – Irrelevant for the parents` fundamental rights?

The German basic law’s concept of constitutional liberties is difficult to reconcile with an idea of citizens who need to be told by the state what is better for them. Insofar as nudges and incentives affect fundamental rights, the government has to invoke public interests and cannot justify its measures on grounds of the assumed interests of the addressees.

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