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 Case C-136/17/ Judgment

GC, AF, BH, ED v Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL)
24/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Case C-467/18/ Judgment

Rayonna prokuratura Lom, KM, HO v EP
19/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 8(2) of Directive 2012/13/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2012 on the right to information in
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU C-366/18 / Judgment

REQUEST for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Juzgado de lo Social No 33 de Madrid (Social Court No 33, Madrid, Spain)
18/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision

Key facts of the case:

This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Articles 8, 10 and 157 TFEU, Article 3 TEU, Article 23 and Article 33(2) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (hereinafter...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU Cases C-542/18 RX-II, C-543/18 RX-II/ Opinion

Eric Simpson v Council of the European Union and HG v European Commission
12/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

What should happen if candidates duly qualified to perform the duties of judge at the European Union Civil Service Tribunal (‘the CST’) are appointed following a procedure that proves to be irregular? These unprecedented proceedings contain all the...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

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 C-642/18 / Opinion

European Commission v Kingdom of Spain
05/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Spain

Key facts of the case:

The Waste Directive provides for the development of waste management plans and the regular evaluation and revision thereof. The issue to be resolved in the present proceedings is whether Spain has carried out this revision in a timely manner in two...

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CJEU Case C-347/18/ Judgment

Alessandro Salvoni v Anna Maria Fiermonte
04/09/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 53 of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and
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EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU C-468/18 / Opinion

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Judecătoria Constanţa (Court of First Instance, Constanţa, Romania)
29/07/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters relating to maintenance obligations — Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 — Article 3(a) — Court of the place of...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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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