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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Malta / Civil Court, Constitutional Jurisdiction / 52/2016/LSO

Marie Therese Cuschieri v Attorney General
28/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Malta

Key facts of the case: 

Ms. Cuschieri separated from her husband in 2013 and their marriage was later dissolved by the Courts in 2015. Further to the dissolution of the marriage, Ms...

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Malta / Civil Court / 33/2014

Jane Agius v Attorney General, Minister for Home Affairs and National Security, Prime Minister
15/01/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Malta

Key facts of the case:

Jane Agius, the sole heir of Carlos Chetcuti, filed a Constitutional Case and claimed a breach of the State’s obligation under Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the corresponding Article 33 of the Maltese Constitution. ...

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Malta / Civil Court, Constitutional Jurisidiction / 20/2012

Kate Sullivan and Captain Michael Bonello v Prime Minster, Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Attorney General
29/04/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Malta

Key facts of the case:

The applicants filed the case in order for the Court to declare that Criminal Code Articles 206 and 207 on the illegality of concubinage (now revoked) were illegal and anti-constitutional. The applicants also argued that the Court’s conclusion that...

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ECtHR / Application no. 59632/09 / Judgment

Vronchenko v Estonia
28/07/2013
European Court of Human Rights
Decision
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Key facts of the case:

6. The applicant was born in 1976. He is currently serving a prison sentence.

7. On 11 December 2007 A.K., a school psychologist, informed the police of her suspicion that nine-year-old E. had been sexually abused...

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Malta / Criminal Court of Appeal / 98/2011

The Police v Norman Lowell
15/07/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Malta

Key facts of the case:

Mr Lowell was accused of inciting racial hatred during a number of public speeches and a written article occurring in 2006, in contravention of Maltese laws prohibiting hate speech. He was also accused of insulting the President of Malta.

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