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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Luxembourg / Tribunal d’arrondissement de Luxembourg / 184/09

Impact on marriage of a change of sex
30/09/2009
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Luxembourg

Key facts of the case:

A transsexual woman was granted the right to change her sex to female while remaining married to her wife.

Results (sanctions) and key consequences or implications of the case:

The court did not follow the prosecutor...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - T 185/05 / Judgment

Italian Republic v Commission of the European Communities
20/11/2008
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU
Key facts of the case:
 
The case involved a challenge to a decision adopted by the Commission at its meeting on 10 November 2004, whereby external publications of the vacancy notices for senior management posts in the Official Journal of the European...
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 267/06 / Judgment

Tadao Maruko v Versorgungsanstalt der deutschen Bühnen
01/04/2008
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

This case involved a reference to the ECJ for an interpretation of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. The question was whether the refusal to award a...

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: 

CJEU - C 267/06 / Opinion

Tadao Maruko v Versorgungsanstalt der deutschen Bühnen
06/09/2007
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Germany

Key facts of the case:

This case involved a reference to the ECJ for an interpretation of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. The question was whether the refusal to award a...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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