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 234/12 / Opinion

Sky Italia s.r.l.
Court of Justice of the European Union
Key facts of the case:
  1. Advertising hits the screens of most European televisions at fairly regular intervals. This television advertising, which is generally regarded by viewers as an annoying interruption to the programme, has long since been an economic factor
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Netherlands / Amsterdam Court of Appeal / 23-2197-09

Regular and intentional insults on website
National Court/Tribunal

Key facts of the case:

A 30-year old blogger has regularly published insulting texts about Muslims and Turks on his website called ‘Misdefinition’.  On 7 April 2009 the Court in Haarlem acquitted the defendant because the court was not convinced that the utterances...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: