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Germany has adopted a traditional civil law system. The German Constitution of 1949, called the Basic Statute (Grundgesetz), is the central document in the German judicial system. Acts of Parliament are the sole method for statutory reform and codification. Civil, private, and criminal laws are codified in separate government groups; however, all actions regarding the Constitution are heard in the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht).
The German legal system is composed of a series of state courts, ...