German jurist; born at Berlin July 8, 1834; died there March, 1895. Educated at the University of Heidelberg (LL.D. 1857), he was admitted to the bar in 1859. In 1861 he was appointed judge in Berlin, and in 1862 became privat-docent, and later professor, at the university of that city.

Of Rubo's works may be mentioned "Zur Lehre von der Verläumdung," Berlin, 1861, and "Ueber den Sogenannten Zeugnisszwang," ib. 1878.

Rubo assisted in drafting the military law-code of the German empire, and he contributed several essays to the "Gerichtssaal," Goldammer's "Archiv für Strafrecht," and Gruchot's "Beiträge."

  • Stier-Somlo, in Allg. Zeit. des Jud. 1895, p. 146.
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