After introductory remarks to professional defense and offense in a statistical analysis also begins with the scheme of the sanctions system. On the basis of supreme law, the conditions of each sentence are reproduced in detail. The focus is on lawyers – practical – point of view. Special attention is directed to the author here on quasi-penal sanctions and penalties for traffic offenses. The next chapter sets out the basis of the “framework theory” the principles of sentencing, including the method of determining an individual sentence from the statutory penalty. Finally, even doing a test scheme is presented. Interspersed are found in each section, instructions for the preparation of the trial and the application behavior of the defense lawyer.

Structure and content of the pleadings are listed in a separate chapter. The defender is replaced again schedules and practical information for the hearing. The largest part of the work, take the a single crime: some rules of the General section, including the attempt of the contribution, first, in relation to sentencing, commented. There follows a detailed consideration of all the core facts of the professional code, which is limited in part to the mere reproduction of the law in compressed form, in part, replaced almost the comment. Road traffic offenses ( 142, 315c, 316 of the Professional Code, 21 StVG) is dedicated to a specific chapter, just as the drug and tax offenses (Opium Act or AO).

In Nebenstrafrecht, to comment in detail and includes in each penalty provision of the specific aggravating and mitigating reasons. Overall impression: A worthwhile purchase for the practitioner, but also for the students in preparation for the lecture “punishment” appropriate. Suitable reference to the “catalog” of the crime, the commentator already contains elements, especially in Nebenstrafrecht. There is a whole from a slight tendency for traffic offenses, the examples are often analogy.