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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Woman v Employment Agency
06/08/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff was employed by a judicial authority of the city of Hamburg. Since July 2010 she had the status of disabled person, the rank of disability being 30. In September 2010, in order to increase her possibilities to get a new job she applied...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Germany / Higher Administrative Court of Baden-Württemberg / A 9 S 1872/12

Cameroonian citizen v Federal Office for Migration and Refugees
07/03/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff is a Cameroonian citizen who entered Germany in November 2011. He initiated legal proceedings in April 2012 to gain recognition of his right of asylum. After partially withdrawing the action, he was successful with his application to...

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

CJEU - C 555/07 / Judgment

Seda Kücükdeveci v Swedex GmbH & Co. KG
19/01/2010
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

This case concerned the interpretation of the principle of non-discrimination on grounds of age as given expression by Directive 2000/78 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. Under German employment law,...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 267/06 / Judgment

Tadao Maruko v Versorgungsanstalt der deutschen Bühnen
01/04/2008
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

This case involved a reference to the ECJ for an interpretation of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. The question was whether the refusal to award a...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 267/06 / Opinion

Tadao Maruko v Versorgungsanstalt der deutschen Bühnen
06/09/2007
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Germany

Key facts of the case:

This case involved a reference to the ECJ for an interpretation of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. The question was whether the refusal to award a...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: