Cases: European Union Law

Case 14/83 Von Colson and Kamann v Land Nordreihn-Westfalen (1984) ECR 1891

Case 14/38 Von Colson and Kamann v Land Nordreihn-Westfalen (1984) ECR 1891 is also known as Case 14/83 Von Colson (1984). It is a case concerning the doctrine of indirect effect.   Indirect Effect:   Without horizontal direct effect of Directives, many individuals were left with no recourse to certain rights.   The doctrine of indirect effect…

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Cases 6/90 and Case 9/90 Francovich and Bonifaci v Italy (1991) ECR I-5357

Cases 6/90 and Case 9/90 Francovich and Bonifaci v Italy (1991) ECR I-5357 is a European Union Law case concerning State Liability.   Facts:     In Francovich and Bonifaci v Italy, the claimants were a group of ex-employees. Furthermore, they sought arrears of wages following their employer’s insolvency. Moreover, their claim was based on Directive 80/987….

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Case 304/02 Commission v France (2005) ECR I-6263

Case 304/02 Commission v France (2005) ECR I-6263 is a European Union Law case concerning the enforcement of EU Law and infringement proceedings.      Facts:     In Case 304/02 Commission v France (2005) ECR I-6263, France failed to comply with control measures for fishing activities. However, despite repeated inspections, a reasoned opinion and supplementary opinion…

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C178/84 Commission v Germany (Beer purity case)

C178/84 Commission v Germany (Beer purity case) is a case concerning Free Movement of Goods.   Facts:  In C178/84 Commission v Germany (Beer purity case), there was a lack of scientific evidence. Furthermore, there was no valid justification of the ban. Moreover, German law prohibited the marketing of beer which was lawfully manufactured in another Member…

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Case 66/85 Lawrie Blum v Land Baden-Wurtenburg (1986) ECR 2121

Case 66/85 Lawrie Blum v Free Movement of PersonsLand Baden-Wurtenburg (1986) ECR 2121 is a European Union Law case concerning Free Movement of Persons.  Facts:   Case 66/85 Lawrie Blum v Land Baden-Wurtenburg (1986) ECR 2121 concerned a trainee teacher. She was a British national and was refused admission for teacher training in Germany on…

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