Volume 01 (2000) Volume 01 No 01 / 1 German Law Journal No. 1 (2000) European Charter of Fundamental Rights Is Approved for Presentation to E.U. Heads of State. Federal Constitutional Court Hears Arguments in Church/State Case: Should the Jehovah’s Witnesses be Granted Status as a Quasi-Public Entity? Federal Constitutional Court Issues Decisions Protecting the Professional Freedom of Former East German Judges. Federal Court of Justice Celebrates 50th Anniversary. Germany’s First Private Law School Begins Classes. Shareholders’ Rights to Challenge the Decisions of the Assembly of a Publicly Traded Corporation Debated at the 63rd Deutscher Juristentag (German Lawyer’s Conference).