Administrative law

Administrative law regulates the executive branch of government as regards the administration and governance of the state. It regulates legal relations (other than criminal law matters) between the state and its citizens.


Important judgment: Germany obliged to scrutinize US drone strikes via Ramstein


In March 2019, the Higher Administrative Court in Münster, Germany, ruled that the German government must take action to ensure that the US respects international law in its use of Ramstein airbase. In its judgment the court found in favor of the claimants from Yemen on several key aspects.