Case-law Database

The FRA Case-law Database provides a compilation of Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) case law with direct references to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

It also contains a selection of national case law with direct references to the Charter from all EU Member States.

The data include a formal reference to the decisions, judgments and opinions, an abstract in English, excerpts of the paragraphs where the Charter is quoted, and if available a link to the full text document.

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CJEU - C-486/14 / Judgment

Criminal Proceedings against Piotr Kossowski
29/06/2017
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Convention Implementing the Schengen Agreement — Articles 54 and 55(1)(a) — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 50 — Ne bis in idem principle — Whether an accused may be prosecuted in a...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T 762/14 / Judgement

Koninklijke Philips NV and Philips France v European Commission
15/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

APPLICATION under Article 263 TFEU for the annulment of Commission Decision C(2014) 6250 final of 3 September 2014 relating to proceedings under Article 101 TFEU and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case AT.39574 — Smart Card Chips) or, in the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Case T-153/15 / Judgment

Mohamad Hamcho et Hamcho International contre Conseil de l'Union européenne
26/10/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Politique étrangère et de sécurité commune – Mesures restrictives prises à l’encontre de la Syrie – Gel des fonds – Annulation des actes antérieurs par un arrêt du Tribunal – Nouveaux actes incluant les noms des requérants dans les listes – Recours...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T 471/13 / Judgment

Xellia Pharmaceuticals ApS and Alpharma, LLC, formerly Zoetis Products LLC v European Commission
08/09/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

APPLICATION for annulment in part of Commission Decision C(2013) 3803 final of 19 June 2013 relating to a proceeding under Article 101 [TFEU] and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case AT.39226 — Lundbeck) and for reduction of the amount of the fine...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 543/14 / Judgment

Ordre des barreaux francophones and germanophone and Others
28/07/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Request for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Cour constitutionnelle (Belgium), made by decision of 13 November 2014, received at the Court on 27 November 2014, in the proceedings Ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-294/16 PPU / Judgment

JZ v. Prokuratura Rejonowa Łódź Śródmieście
28/07/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Urgent preliminary ruling procedure — Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA — Article 26(1) — European arrest warrant — Effects of the surrender — Deduction of the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-543/14 / Judgment

Ordre des barreaux francophones and germanophone and Others
28/07/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

VAT — Directive 2006/112/EC — Validity and interpretation of the directive — Services provided by lawyers — Liability to VAT — Right to an effective remedy — Equality of arms — Legal aid

Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T-66/14 / Judgment

Bredenkamp and Others v Council and Commission
21/07/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures imposed on certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Zimbabwe — Freezing of funds — Non-contractual liability

Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-294/16 PPU / Opinion

JZ v. Prokuratura Rejonowa Łódź Śródmieście
19/07/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA — European arrest warrant and surrender procedures between Member States — Effects of the surrender — Deduction of the period...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 
ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

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