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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Germany / Higher Administrative Court North Rhine-Westphalia / 13 B 238/17

Bavarian internet service provider (ISP) v Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur)
22/06/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case: 

An internet serive provider based in Munich had requested the Administrative Court Cologne (Verwaltungsgericht Köln) to issue an interim injunction (while waiting for the decision...

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Italy / Constitutional Court / 178/2015

Rome Ordinary Court, Ravenna Ordinary Court, Presidency of the Council of Ministers
23/07/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Italy

Key facts of the case:

The ordinary courts submitted to the Constitutional Court a question on the constitutional legitimacy of several provisions of Decree Law No. 98 of 6 July 2011, Urgent provisions on financial stabilisation. The courts raised doubts about the...

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Poland / Supreme Administrative Court / I OSK 2538/13

J.N. v Lubelski Voivodeship
10/01/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

In 2013, the Voivodeship Administrative Court dismissed the J.N.’s appeal against the decision of the Lubelski Viovodeship which prohibited organising a public assembly. J.N. wanted to organise a protest against financing pro-abortion organisations...

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ECtHR / Application no. 35943/10 / Judgment

Vona v Hungary
09/07/2013
European Court of Human Rights
Decision
Hungary
Key facts of the case:
  1. The applicant was born in 1978 and lives in Budapest.
  2. On 8 May 2007 Magyar Gárda Egyesület (Hungarian Guard Association; “the Association”) was founded by ten members of the political party Jobbik Magyarországért Mozgalom
  3. ...
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France / State Council / 352393

Mrs A, an agent of the Electricity Transmission network v the State
13/03/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case:

Policy area concerned – labour law Facts of the case: Applicant requests to cancel Decree No. 2011-289 of 18 March 2011 amending the Staff Regulations of the national electricity and gas industries that raises the age (from 65 to 67 years old) at...

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CJEU - T 590/10 / Judgment

Thesing and Bloomberg Finance v ECB
29/11/2012
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Key facts of the case:
 
APPLICATION for annulment of the decision of the ECB’s Executive Board, which was notified to Ms Thesing by letter of the President of the ECB of 21 October 2010, rejecting an application by Ms Thesing for access to two documents...
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Lithuania / Supreme Administrative Court / A-662-368/2012

Valstybės sienos apsaugos tarnyba prie Lietuvos Respublikos vidaus reikalų ministerijos v Nacionalinis pareigūnų profesinių sąjungų susivienijimas
15/06/2012
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Lithuania

Key facts of the case:

The applicant, the State Border Guard Service under the Republic of Lithuania Ministry of Internal Affairs, submitted a request to the court asking to quash the decision of defendant, the National officers trade union association, refusing to impose...

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