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The judiciary of Großgermania is the judicial system of Großgermania, consisting of all the courts, tribunals, and other dispute resolution bodies under the authority of the Imperial Government, and can also refer to such institutions under the authority of the regional, provincial, and local governments within Großgermania. Although the Supreme Court of Großgermania is the only constitutionally-entrenched and -protected court, numerous other such bodies have been established by Imperial decree at the recommendation of the Supreme Court and the Imperial Council.

The Großgermanian legal system is based on the liberal concept of rule of law, with Großgermania defining itself as a Rechtsstaat. Prior to the establishment of Großgermania in 2008, a joint meeting of the heads of state of the member nations of the Association of Germanic States concluded that Großgermania should establish its own bijuridicial legal system. In contrast to the civil legal system all of its predecessor states used, this system is designed to use both precedent-derived common law as well as a series of legislative statutes with jurisdiction over certain legal areas. A period of ten years from the date of unification was designated for the development of this system, in which the civil codes of the predecessor states may be used, together with legislation passed by the Imperial Government in that time, to build a system of precedents and codes to form the basis of the Großgermanian legal system.

The five justices of the Supreme Court are appointed by the Reichstag with the approval of the Emperor. Judges of lower courts are appointed by various methods prescribed by law: some judges are appointed by the Supreme Court; others by the Emperor or the Reichstag. Justices of labor, tax, customs, and patent law courts are often appointed by the Witenagemot. Local, provincial, and regional courts exist to oversee the laws of those areas, and their respective judges are appointed as prescribed by their own laws.

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