Recent Case Law

In the table below you will find the full list of all posts relating to recent judgments by the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union – next to some other Courts – which have been commented upon in the “News” section because they illustrate the ongoing interaction between the European Convention on Human Rights and EU law.

Overview of Recent Case-Law

CourtNameDateCase-NumberKeywords
ECHRAFFAIRE THIMOTHAWES c. BELGIQUE04.04.201739061/11In Thimothawes v. Belgium (4.4.2017) the ECHR explained the impact of EU law when assessing compliance with Article 5 of the Convention of a detention ordered by virtue of domestic law transposing the Reception Directive.
ECHRAFFAIRE PIROZZI c. BELGIQUE17.04.201821055/11In Pirozzi v. Belgium (17.4.2018) the ECHR applied the Avotiņš-jurisprudence to the execution of a European Arrest Warrant.
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of TC12.02.2019C-492/18 PPUEuropean arrest warrant
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of Jawo v. Bundesrepublik Deutschland19.03.2019C-163/17migration, Dublin Regulation, systemic deficiencies
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in Harisch v. Germany11.04.201950053/16preliminary rulings
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in Baltic Master Ltd. v. Lithuania16.04.201955092/16preliminary rulings
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in Repcevirag Szövetkezet v. Hungary30.04.201970750/14preliminary rulings
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in the case of O.C.I. and Others v. Romania21.5.201949450/17international child abductions
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in Nodet v. France06.06.201947342/14non bis in idem
ECHRDecision of the ECHR in Melvin West v. Hungary25.06.20195380/12European arrest warrant
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in Mihalache v. Romania08.07.201954012/10non bis in idem
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in Romeo Castaño v. Belgium09.07.20198351/17European arrest warrant
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of Funke Medien29.07.2019C -469/17freedom of expression
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of Gambino and Hyka29.07.2019C-38/18fair trial
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of Rayonna prokuratura Lom19.09.2019C -467/18procedural rights in criminal proceedings
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of Dorobantu15.10.2019C-128/18European arrest warrant
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of AH and Others05.11.2019C -377/18presumption of innocence
German Constitutional CourtLandmark judgments of the German Constitutional Court (“Right to be forgotten” I and II)06.11.20191 BvR 16/13, 1 BvR 276/17right to be forgotten
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of A.K. and Others (Independence of the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court)19.11.2019Joined Cases C-585/18, C-624/18 and C-625/I8judicial independence, effective judicial protection
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in Ilias and Ahmed v. Hungary21.11.201947287/15migration, detention, ill-treatment
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of Centraal Justitieel Incassobureau05.12.2019C-671/18mutual recognition, financial penalties
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of Deutsche Umwelthilfe19.12.2019C-752/18right to an effective remedy, right to liberty
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in the case of N.D. & N.T. v. Spain13.02.20208675/15 and 8697/15collective expulsion of aliens
ECHRJudgment of the ECHR in the case of Sanofi Pasteur v. France13.02.202025137/16preliminary rulings
CJEUJudgment of the CJEU in the case of “AGRO IN 2001”19.03.2020C-234/18confiscation of assets
CJEUOn the notion of safe third country: judgment of the CJEU in the case of Bevándorlási és Menekültügyi Hivatal19.03.2020C-564/18migration, safe third country
CJEUDetention of asylum seekers in the Röszke transit zone: judgment by the CJEU in the case of FMS and Others14.05.2020joined cases C-924/19 PPU and C -925/19 PPUmigration, detention
ECHRInternational child abduction: judgment of the ECHR in the case of Michnea v. Romania07.07.202010395/19international child abductions
CJEURight of asylum seekers to be heard: judgment of the CJEU in the Addis case.16.07.2020C-517/17migration, right to be heard
German Constitutional CourtGerman Federal Constitutional Court allows complaints against the execution of European arrest warrants01.12.20202 BvR 1845/18 and 2 BvR 2100/18European arrest warrant
CJEUEffective access to international protection – detention of asylum seekers: judgment of the CJEU in the case of Commission v. Hungary17.12.2020C-808/18migration, detention
CJEUApplying the right to freedom of religion under the Charter, having regard to the Convention – judgment of the CJEU in the case of Centraal Israëlitisch Consistorie van België and Others17.12.2020C-336/19freedom of religion, animal welfare
CJEUEuropean arrest warrant – independence of the judiciary: judgment of the CJEU in the case of Openbaar Ministerie17.12.2020joined cases C-354/20 PPU and C-412/20 PPUEuropean arrest warrant, judicial independence
CJEURight to silence under the EU-Charter – judgment of the CJEU in the Consob case02.02.2021C-481/19right to silence
ECHRDegrading treatment and deprivation of liberty in the Röszke transit zone – judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of R.R. and Others v. Hungary02.03.202136037/17migration, detention, ill-treatment
ECHRManifest deficiency in the execution of a European arrest warrant – judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Bivolaru and Moldovan v. France25.03.202140324/16 and 12623/17European arrest warrant, manifest deficiency
CJEUDisciplinary regime applicable to Polish judges: judgment of the CJEU in the case of Commission v. Poland15.07.2021C-791/19judicial independence
CJEUFreedom to wear visible political, philosophical or religious signs in the workplace: judgment of the CJEU in the case of Wabe and MH Müller Handel15.7.2021C-804/18 and C-341/19freedom to wear religious signs
ECHRDisciplinary Chamber of the Polish Supreme Court: judgment of the ECHR in Reczkowicz v. Poland22.07.202143447/19judicial independence, tribunal established by law