Das Anliegen von
„Christ und Jurist“ ist es, christlichen Glauben und juristische Arbeit so zu verbinden, dass der Einsatz für das Recht zum Dienst am
Menschen wird.

für Studenten

See below the preliminary programme for the Congress "Truth" as at March 22, 2014
(subject to alterations).

You may download the full programme as PDF here.

Friday, May 16, 2014

starting from 4:00 p.m.


Registration of the Participants at the Congress Office

Contact persons of the various "Christ und Jurist" regional groups are available for questions

starting from 4:15 p.m.

Guided walks in small groups through Schwabing and the English Garden (optional; starting continuously as needed)

6:00 p.m.

Supper (optional)

7:30 p.m.

Inaugural speech

Dr. Patrick Menges
Chairman of the association “Christ und Jurist”

Introduction to the Congress Topic

Prof. Dr. Winfried Bausback, MdL
Minister of Justice of the Free State of Bavaria

Dr. Johannes Friedrich
Former Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Bavaria
Patron of the Congress

Brent McBurney
Advocates International

Johannes Singhammer
Vice-President of the German Bundestag
Patron of the Congress

from ca. 10:15 p.m.

Late Night Café

Saturday, May 17, 2014

8:30 a.m.

Morning devotion

9:30 a.m.

Truth and Justice in Terms of Philosophy

Prof. Dr. Dr. Daniel von Wachter
Professor of Philosophy and Director of the International Academy for Philosophy of the Principality of Liechtenstein

10:30 a.m.


10:50 a.m.

„Truth“ in Terms of a Procedural Law Perspective

Prof. Dr. Hanns Prütting
Professor of German and Foreign Civil Law and Law of Civil Procedure at the University of Cologne, Director of the Institutes for Procedural Law and for the Law of Legal Profession as well as for European and International Insolvency Law

11:50 a.m.

Workshops A – „Truth“ in Everyday Work Life

Unless otherwise noted, the workshops are conducted in German!

  • 1 Judiciary
  • 2 Advocates and law firms
  • 3 Business and in-house lawyers
  • 4 Administration and Civil Service
  • 5 Research and teaching
  • 6 U30 (Students and junior lawyers): Being a Christian lawyer – mission impossible?
  • 7 Media, Public Relation, Politics
  • 8 Transformation by Truth – Juvenile Prison in Free Forms (English)

1:00 p.m.

Communal Lunch

2:15 p.m.

"What is truth?" – a constitutional question. Truth in the State. Truth of the State.

Prof. Dr. Anna Leisner-Egensperger
Professor of Public Law and Tax Law at the University of Jena

3:05 p.m.

The „Truth“ of the Christians: Jesus Christ

Prof. Dr. Bertram Stubenrauch
Professor for dogma and ecumenical theology and Director of the Ecumenical Research Institute, Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Munich

3:50 p.m.


4:10 p.m.

Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers

5:00 p.m.

Workshops B - Topic "Truth"

Unless otherwise noted, the workshops are conducted in German!

  • 1 Bargains in Criminal Cases
  • 2 Mediation and Truth
  • 3 New Media – a Contribution to Ascertaining Truth?
  • 4 Truth and Rule of Law (English)
  • 5 Reason and Truth – Further Reflections on Philosophical Perspectives
  • 6 Right and Truth – Further Reflections on Jurisprudential Perspectives
  • 7 God and Truth – Further Reflections on Theological Perspectives
  • 8 Truth and Reconciliation – The Relevance of Truth Commissions (English)
  • 9 Transformation by Truth – Juvenile Prison in Free Forms (English)

6:30 p.m.

Optional Attendance of Evening Mass in the Chapel

starting from 7:00 p.m.

Communal Supper

8:15 p.m.

Evening Programme

Andrew & Loulou with Dr. Jörg Müller
On behalf of the people! ...
                                                 ... seeking the truth.


A satirical view on the psychology of communication.

9:30 p.m.


Encounter God
Prayer and Worship

Late Night Café

Sunday, May 18, 2014

9:30 a.m.


Ecumenical Worship Service
Sermon: Dirk Langner, Attorney-at-law

11:00 a.m.

Invitation to Share Experiences

11:45 a.m.

Concluding Panel Discussion on Open Questions and Practical Solutions

1:00 p.m.

Lunch (optional)