Case Law 905/2008 (11/02/2009)
Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Spain) - Tribunal Supremo
Subject: The Tribunal Supremo, recalling the norms of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, the ECHR, as well as the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg, judges on the issue whether the right to conscientious objection exists or not, with reference to the fathers’ right to choose freely the moral and religious education for their children, with regard to the school subject of Educación para la Ciudadanía (“Education to Citizenship”).
Parties: La Letrada de la Junta de Andalucía, El Ministerio Fiscal y El Abogado del Estado
Original language: Spanish
Classification: Freedoms - Art. 10 Freedom of thought - Freedom of conscience - Freedom of religion - Art. 14 Free compulsory education