Peter Lerche was born on January 12, 1928, in Leitmeritz, Sudetenland and died on March 14, 2016.
He was a German jurist.
Peter held a chair for constitutional law at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, between 1964 and 1996
Lerche’s research interests also included media law.
He studied law at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, earning his Habilitation in 1958 (thesis: Übermaß und Verfassungsrecht, “Exorbitance and constitutional law”) under supervision of Theodor Maunz.
Peter Lerche accepted a chair at the Free University of Berlin in 1961, before joining the faculty at LMU in 1964.
Peter Lerche passed away at 88 yrs old.