Thomson ReutersFebruary 21, 2013 15:15
* Law is in response to court ruling
* Parliament will be "more democratic", analyst says
By Erik Kirschbaum
BERLIN, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Germany's parliament approved a new election law on Thursday that will help smaller political parties in September's federal poll, when Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrats (CDU) are tipped to remain the strongest force.