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Jaroslav Krejčí. Protektorátní premiér a předseda Ústavního soudu

Title in English Jaroslav Krejčí. Protectorate Prime Minister and President of the Constitutional Court


Year of publication 2021
Type Monograph
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Law

Description Jaroslav Krejčí (1892–1956) - constitutional lawyer, judge, politician, but also husband, father and social man, whose life was fatally connected with a difficult period of German occupation. Originally a theoretically oriented Krejčí, he was interested in politics and already as a student he was one of Masaryk's supporters. He entered the service of the Czechoslovak Republic, first in the Moravian Provincial Administration and with the arrival of the Moravian Provincial President Jan Černý as Prime Minister, he moved to Prague. Here he served in the Prime Minister's Office and as the Secretary of the Constitutional Court. In 1938, he became President of the Constitutional Court and Minister of Justice in the government of Rudolf Beran. He also remains a minister in the government of Alois Eliáš. After his arrest, he took over the government and in January 1942 was appointed Prime Minister of the Protectorate. After the war, Jaroslav Krejčí was sentenced to 25 years in prison for cooperating with the Germans. He died in 1956 while serving his sentence.

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