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Case Law [2009] UKSC 15 (16/12/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts United Kingdom Supreme Court

Date: 12/16/2009

Subject: The Court judges on a case of direct discrimination for religious reasons against a student, who had been refused admission by a Jewish school, because son of a Jewish mother “converted and not by birth”, in the light of the ECHR’s norms and the European law in matter of non discrimination.

Parties: R (on the application of E) (Respondent) c/ Governing Body of JFS and the Admissions Appeal Panel of JFS (Appellants) and others

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 14 Right to an education - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Art. 22 Respect of cultural, religious and linguistic diversity

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