BENDER, JOHANN HEINRICH:
German jurist; born at Frankfort May or Sept. 29, 1797; died there Sept. 6, 1859. He studied law at Giessen, where he was also lecturer from 1819 to 1823. In 1831 he went to Frankfort to practise law, and five years later he was made a member of the executive committee of the tariff commission (Zolldirectionsrath), a position he filled until his death. He was the author of "Grundriss der Deutschen Staats- und Rechtsgeschichte." 1819; "Ueber das Mündliche und Oeffentliche Verfahren in Criminalsachen," 1821; "Grundsätze des Deutschen Handelsrechts," 2 vols.,1824-29; "Der Frühere und Jetzige Zustand der Israeliten zu Frankfurt, Nebst Verbesserungs-Vorschlägen," 1833; and other works.
- Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, ii. 321.