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-377/18 Judgment

REQUEST for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU, from the Spetsializiran nakazatelen sad (Specialised Criminal Court, Bulgaria)
05/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Directive (EU) 2016/343 — Article 4(1) — Presumption of innocence — Public references to guilt — Agreement concluded between the prosecutor and the perpetrator of an...

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CJEU Case C-469/17/ Judgment

Funke Medien NRW GmbH v Bundesrepublik Deutschland
29/07/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 2(a), Article 3(1) and Article 5(2) and (3) of Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 
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CJEU Case C-516/17/ Judgment

Spiegel Online GmbH v Volker Beck
29/07/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 5(3) of Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain
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CJEU Case C-516/17/ Opinion

Spiegel Online GmbH v Volker Beck
10/01/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

1. It is impossible to overestimate the role played in a democratic society by freedom of expression in general and freedom of the media in particular. The free exchange of ideas and the scrutiny of...

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Sweden / Administrative Court of Appeal in Stockholm / 2597-17

Borderlight Ltd. (a communications company) vs. Uppsalahem (a property owner and landowner) and/or Telenor (the contracted communications operator for the properties in question)
04/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Sweden

Key facts of the case:

Borderlight Ltd. delivers communications services (data connections) to various healthcare and medical service functions in Uppsala municipality and county council. The activities in question are located in premises owned by Uppsalahem Ltd, a public...

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Austria / Constitutional Court / G44/2017 ua

Booking.com v Austria
29/09/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant runs an online-booking platform at booking.com. Once a room is booked, a service agreement (...

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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...

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CJEU T‐720/14 / Judgment

Arkady Romanovich Rotenberg v. Council of the European Union
30/11/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

(Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening Ukraine — Freezing of funds — Restrictions on admission to the territories of the Member States — Natural person actively supporting or...

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