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-642/18 / Opinion

European Commission v Kingdom of Spain
05/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Spain

Key facts of the case:

The Waste Directive provides for the development of waste management plans and the regular evaluation and revision thereof. The issue to be resolved in the present proceedings is whether Spain has carried out this revision in a timely manner in two...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Spain / Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court / ATS 10945/2018

Mrs. Olga vs Administration of Justice
17/10/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

 

Extraordinary appeal for procedural violation and appeals through cassation against the ruling issued in foreign enforcement proceedings legal title given by the High Court of England and Wales under Council Regulation (EC) No. 2201/2003 of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Spain / Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court / Roj: STS 3146/2018

A drug trafficking criminal group consisting of seven Columbian citizens vs Administration of Justice and Public Prosecutor
11/09/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

This sentence is the response to Cassation No. 10231/2017 presented by seven Columbian citizens who were members of a drug trafficking criminal group- before the Spanish High Court ruling (Chamber 8) of 13 February 2013 for crimes against public...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Spain / First Chamber of Constitutional Court / STC 58/2018

D.F.C. y M.F.C. vs Administration of Justice and Spanish Public Prosecutor
04/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

This is an application for protection to the Constitutional Court, claiming a violation of  the right of honour and personal privacy (Article 18 (1) of the Spanish Constitution) and the right to data protection (Article 18 (4) of the Spanish ...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Spain / Supreme Court / 1308/2017

Regional Government of Aragón v Endesa Generación
18/07/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case: 

A Spanish electric company demands the money paid for a regional tax existing in the Autonomous Community of Aragon to protect the environment from polluting emmissions, governed by...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Spain / Supreme Court / 627/2017

A candidate to the Civil Guard against appeal against the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Madrid 375
05/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case: 

This judgement is an appeal against the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Madrid 375, of 10 April 2015, on the open-call decision for public employment within the Civil Guard –...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Spain / Supreme Court / 351/2017

VOX (political party) against the Resolution of the Spanish Electoral Board of 9 December 2015
01/03/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case: 

This decision is the Spanish Supreme Court's response to appeal no. 4284/15 lodged by the VOX political party against the Resolution of the Spanish Electoral Board of 9 December 2015. On...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Joined Cases C‑532/15 and C‑538/15 / Judgment

Eurosaneamientos SL and Others v ArcelorMittal Zaragoza SA and Francesc de Bolós Pi v. Urbaser SA
08/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

(Reference for a preliminary ruling — Services provided by Procuradores de los Tribunales — Tariff — Jurisdictions — Derogation impossible)

Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the case:

On those grounds, the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU C‐395/15 / Judgment

Mohamed Daouidi v. Bootes Plus SL and Others
01/12/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Spain

Key facts of the case:

(Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 2000/78/EC — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Articles 1 to 3 — Prohibition of all discrimination based on a disability — Whether a ‘disability’ exists — Concept of ‘long-...

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