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Relevant case law

A collection, sorted by years, of the most important judicial decisions concerning pluralism.

All the judgments collected in this website deal with the topic of pluralism in its different perspectives. Some of them, however, mark a turning point in the legal landscape of a pluralistic society. Hence the choice to highlight these decisions, by illustrating each of them with a brief comment aimed to guide the reader in understanding the importance of its content.

2021

Terna v. Italy, No. 21052/18, ECHR (First Section), 14 January 2021
Denial to a woman belonging to the Roma community of the right to visit her niece entrusted to social services, despite the authorisation granted by the court
Terna v. Italy, No. 21052/18, ECHR (First Section), 14 January 2021
Italian Supreme Court of Cassation, First Civil Section, No. 3842/2020, 15 February 2021
Discrimination through the adoption of an administrative act
Italian Supreme Court of Cassation, First Civil Section, No. 3842/2020, 15 February 2021
Opinion of Advocate General Rantos, IX v. WABE eV and MH Müller Handels GmbH v. MJ,Cases C-804/18 and C-341/19, CJEU, 25 February 2021
Prohibition imposed by an employer on his employee from wearing the Islamic veil in the work place
Opinion of Advocate General Rantos, IX v. WABE eV and MH Müller Handels GmbH v. MJ,Cases C-804/18 and C-341/19, CJEU, 25 February 2021
United Kingdom Supreme Court, [2021] UKSC 7, 26 February 2021 (Begum)
Revocation of citizenship and consequent expulsion for terrorism-related crimes. Possibility to re-enter the United Kingdom in order to have a fair trial.
United Kingdom Supreme Court, [2021] UKSC 7, 26 February 2021 (Begum)
Vavřička and Others v. Czech Republic, Nos. 47621/13 and 5 others, ECtHR (Grand Chamber), 8 April 2021
Compulsory vaccination against nine pediatric infectious diseases, respect for private life and non-violation of art. 8 ECHR
Vavřička and Others v. Czech Republic, Nos. 47621/13 and 5 others, ECtHR (Grand Chamber), 8 April 2021
French Court of Cassation (Cour de Cassation française), Chambre Sociale, No. 19-24.079, 14 April 2021
Dismissal of a worker for refusing to remove the Islamic headscarf in the workplace
French Court of Cassation (Cour de Cassation française), Chambre Sociale, No. 19-24.079, 14 April 2021
IX v. WABE eV e MH Müller Handels GmbH v. MJ, Cases C-804/18, C-341/19, CJUE (Grand Chamber), 15 July 2021
Prohibition imposed by a company on its employees from wearing in the workplace conspicuous signs of political, ideological or religious beliefs
IX v. WABE eV e MH Müller Handels GmbH v. MJ, Cases C-804/18, C-341/19, CJUE (Grand Chamber), 15 July 2021

2020

Italian Supreme Court of Cassation, Labour Section, No. 19618/2020, 18 September 2020
Conflict between freedom of education and respect for the conscience of pupils: referral to the United Sections of the question relating to the display of the crucifix
Italian Supreme Court of Cassation, Labour Section, No. 19618/2020, 18 September 2020
Centraal Israëlitisch Consistorie van België e.a. and Others v. Vlaamse Regering, Case C-336/19, CJEU (Grand Chamber), 17 December 2020
Limits to ritual slaughter and compatibility with EU law
Centraal Israëlitisch Consistorie van België e.a. and Others v. Vlaamse Regering, Case C-336/19, CJEU (Grand Chamber), 17 December 2020
Selahattin Demirtaş v. Turkey (No. 2), No. 14305/17, ECtHR (Grand Chamber), 22 December 2020
Exclusion of a member of the Turkish Parliament from parliamentary work due to his prolonged pre-trial detention without sufficient justification: the ECHR on parliamentary immunity
Selahattin Demirtaş v. Turkey (No. 2), No. 14305/17, ECtHR (Grand Chamber), 22 December 2020