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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Poland / Supreme Court / IV CSK 270/15

S.W. v University Hospital
16/03/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case: 

The applicant S.W. underwent an eye operation in the Clinical Hospital. As a result of a medical mistake, he lost sight in his right eye (his left eye has not been functional since his...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Germany / Federal Social Court / B 11 AL 5/14 R

Woman v Employment Agency
06/08/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff was employed by a judicial authority of the city of Hamburg. Since July 2010 she had the status of disabled person, the rank of disability being 30. In September 2010, in order to increase her possibilities to get a new job she applied...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 356/12 / Judgment

Glatzel
22/05/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Key facts of the case:
 
(Request for a preliminary ruling — Transport — Directive 2006/126/EC — Point 6.4 of Annex III — Validity — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Articles 20, 21(1) and 26 — United Nations Convention on the Rights...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 356/12 / Opinion

Glatzel
18/07/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Key facts of the case:
 
(Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bayerischer Verwaltungsgerichtshof (Germany))
(Directive 2006/126/EC — Minimum standards concerning physical and mental fitness to drive a motor vehicle — Requirement that...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 303/06 / Judgment

S. Coleman v Attridge Law and Steve Law
17/07/2008
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
United Kingdom
Key facts of the case:
 
The case involved a reference regarding Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. Ms Coleman, worked from 2001 as legal secretary for...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C 303/06 / Opinion

S. Coleman v Attridge Law and Steve Law
31/01/2008
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
United Kingdom
Key facts of the case:
 
The case involved a reference regarding Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation.  Ms Coleman worked from 2001 as legal secretary for...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: