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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United Kingdom / Supreme Court / UKSC 2015/0233

R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor
26/07/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case: 

In the UK, most employment law rights can only be enforced in employment tribunals (ETs). In 2013, fees for ETs were introduced with the intention of transferring the cost burden from...

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Cyprus / Supreme Court / Appeal Nos. 42/2013, 43/2013, 44/2013 and 45/2013

Kristian Bekefi et al v The Republic of Cyprus through the Minister of the Interior
30/06/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case: 

The appellants were Union citizens lawfully residing in Cyprus when the Minister of the Interior declared them as prohibited immigrants under the national immigration...

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United Kingdom / Court of Appeal, civil division / A2/2013/3062

Benkharbouche/Janah v Sudan Embassy/Libya
05/02/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case:

The appellants, B and J, had been employees of respectively the embassy of Sudan and the Embassy of Libyia in the UK. They had several employment claims which were turned down by the...

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CJEU - Joined cases C 628/10 P and C 14/11 P / Opinion

Alliance One International Inc. and Others v European Commission and Others
12/01/2012
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
  1. ‘Parents are responsible for their children’ – this old saying seems to come true again and again in cartel cases. (1) In proceedings concerning fines imposed for cartel offences it is often not only the firms directly involved in the
  2. ...
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