Wiltraut Brünneck (Rupp-von Brünneck)

Prename: Wiltraut
Surname: Brünneck (Rupp-von Brünneck)
Profession: Jurist; justice of the Constitutional Court of the Federal Republic of Germany
Birthday: 08/07/1912
Place of birth: Berlin
Date of death: 08/18/1977
Place of death: Karlsruhe
Married to: Hans Georg Rupp
Profession husband: Justice of the Constitutional Court
Education: University studies (law) in Berlin, Königsberg, Göttingen, and Heidelberg; 1936 university degree, 1941 state examination
Career: 1941–43 assistant professor at the department of employment law, University of Berlin; 1943–45 senior civil servant at the land registry and inheritance law department, Reich Ministry of Justice; 1945–47 judge at the Sangershausen local court and the district court in Merseburg; from 1947 Hesse Ministry of Justice, 1953 senior civil servant; 1963–77 succeeds Erna Scheffler as judge at West Germany’s Constitutional Court
Memberships: 1937 women jurists group in the German Women’s Agency (Deutsches Frauenwerk)
Biographical literature: Hans-Peter Schneider, “Im Namen des Menschen. Über Leben und Wirken einer großen Richterin,” in Wiltraut Rupp-von Brünneck, *Verfassung und Verantwortung. Gesammelte Schriften und Sondervoten* (Baden-Baden: Nomos, 1983), 1–46; “Rupp-von Brünnek, Wiltraut,” *Neue Deutsche Biographie* (http://www.deutsche-biographie.de/sfz109138.html)
Major works: *Verfassung des Landes Hessen* (1954); *Die Grundrechte im juristischen Alltag* (Frankfurt/Main: Metzner, 1969)
Links: [Kurzbiografie, leo Baden-Würtemberg](http://www.leo-bw.de/web/guest/detail/-/Detail/details/PERSON/kgl_biographien/126351244/biografie)