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Julian Staben, Dr.

Julian Staben studied Law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and at the University of Cambridge (Trinity College). His doctoral thesis focused on chilling effects on the exercise of fundamental rights.


Staben, J. (2016). Der Abschreckungseffekt auf die Grundrechtsausübung – Strukturen eines verfassungsrechtlichen Arguments. Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck. Publication details

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Staben, J. & Leisterer, H. (2017). International Cross-Surveillance: Global IT Surveillance Arbitrage and the Principle of Proportionality as a Counterargument. Surveillance & Society, 15(1), 108-122. Publication details

Staben, J. & Ziebarth, L. (2015). German participatory settings and their common regulatory design principles. International Journal of Public Law and Policy, 5(3), 270-289. Publication details

Oermann, M. & Staben, J. (2013). Mittelbare Grundrechtseingriffe durch Abschreckung? Zur grundrechtlichen Bewertung polizeilicher „Online-Streifen“ und „Online-Ermittlungen“ in sozialen Netzwerken. Der Staat 2013, 52(4), 630–661. Publication details

Staben, J. (2012). Consent under pressure and the Right to Informational Self-Determination. Internet Policy Review, 1(4). Publication details

Edited works

Staben, J. (2016). Der Abschreckungseffekt auf die Grundrechtsausübung. In Hofmann, J., Pernice, I., Schildhauer, T., & Schulz, W. (Eds.), Internet und Gesellschaft: Vol. 6. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. Publication details

Book contributions and chapters

Schulz, W. & Staben, J. (2016). Regulierungsradar: Recht und Internet. In Gassmann, O. & Sutter, P. (Eds.), Digitale Transformation im Unternehmen gestalten (pp. 147-154). Munich, Germany: Carl Hanser Verlag. Publication details

Other publications

Staben, J. (2014). Telemedicus Sommerkonferenz “Überwachung und Recht“ (Konferenzbericht). Kommunikation & Recht, 2014 (10), VI. Publication details

Lectures and presentations

Surveil Your Citizens While You Surveil Mine – Selected (Global) Constitutional Thoughts on the Chiasmus in International IT Surveillance
The 6th Biannual Surveillance & Society Conference (Session: States & Governments). Surveillance Study Network. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain: 25.04.2014

Julian Staben, Hannfried Leisterer

Terms & Conditions – it's ze law, stupid! Taking practical suggestions from German Constitutional Law
RightsCon Silicon Valley. access. Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, USA: 03.03.2014

Kirsten Gollatz, Julian Staben

Digitising the German parliament‘s petition system: Common (mis)perceptions and legal reality
ePractice eParticipation: ICT empowering citizens. European Commission, DG Connect. EU Quarters, Brussels, Belgium: 15.10.2013

Julian Staben, Lennart Ziebarth

Media appearances

Rezension: Staben - Der Abschreckungseffekt auf die Grundrechtsausübung (28.03.2017). Telemedicus
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