Decisions translated Listen Creando documento PDF Preparando la impresión... The Constitutional Court of Spain offers a selection —that will be progressively increased— of the grounds of its most relevant decisions translated into English.These are not official translations of the Judgments: the texts are provided to allow the consultation of legal grounds and the knowledge of the Court's case law. Judgments Judgment 215/2016, 15th DecemberExecution of the Court’s decisions as a guarantee of the Rule of Law (action of unconstitutionality lodged by the Government of Catalonia).Judgment 185/2016, 3d NovemberExecution of the Court’s decisions as a guarantee of the Rule of Law (action of unconstitutionality lodged by the Government of the Basque Country). Judgment 259/2015, 2d DecemberResolution of the Parliament of Catalonia concerning the beginning of the ‘constituent process’, aimed to create an independent republican State of Catalonia: incompatibility with the Constitution.Judgment 46/2015, 5thMarchThe Ombudsman of Catalonia cannot be considered an authority to prevent torture at international level.Judgment 42/2014, 25thMarchResolution of the Parliament of Catalonia that adopts the ‘Declaration of sovereignty and the right to decide of the people of Catalonia’: incompatibility with the Constitution.Judgment 26/2014, 13thFebruaryConvicted by a State Member of the European Union: delivered to authorities under the European Arrest Warrant.Judgment 216/2013, 19th DecemberRight to honour v.-freedom of expression: publication of an article about “urban planning corruption”. Lack of offensive expressions.Judgment 199/2013, 5th DecemberConviction for terrorist damage crime: Analysis of DNA sample obtained without consent taken as evidence. Judgment 198/2012, 6th NovemberConstitutionality of marriage between people of same sex.Judgement 12/2012, 30th JanuaryFreedom of information v. privacy: documentary filmed with a hidden camera.Judgment 134/2011, 20th JulyBudgetary Stability: deficit and debt. Imposition of limits to Autonomous Communities and local entities.Judgment 62/2011, 5th MayElectoral coalition “Bildu”: lack of evidence to prove the use of this political party by ETA as a mean to circumvent the outlawing of the coalition “Batasuna”.Judgment 37/2011, 28th MarchCivil Liability for health care: medical intervention without previously informing the patient. Need for informed consent.Judgement 30/2011, 16th MarchStatute of Autonomy for Andalusia: powers on water (Guadalquivir “hydrological area”).Judgment 133/2010, 2d December Right to education: compulsory schooling for minors. No right to home schooling.Judgment 31/2010, 28th JuneStatute of Autonomy of Catalonia: function and constitutional content. Distribution of powers. Judgment 155/2009, 25th JuneSpecial constitutional significance: determination of cases concerned.Judgment 126/2009, 21st MayElections: succession of political parties declared outlawed.Judgment 103/2008, 11th SeptemberPowers on referenda: call for popular consultations.Judgment 12/2008, 29th JanuaryElections: balance between sexes in candidates lists.Judgment 235/2007, 7th NovemberFreedom of expression: criminal penalty for diffusion of ideas or doctrines that deny or justify genocide crimes.Judgment 38/2007, 15th FebruaryCatholic religion teachers in public schools: Ecclesiastical Declaration of Suitability. Lack of religious denomination of the State and cooperation duty with religious confessions.Judgment 236/2007, 7th NovemberForeigners' rights and liberties and their social integration in Spain.Judgment 237/2005, 26th SeptemberRight to access to justice: universal jurisdiction of Spanish courts in criminal matters.Judgment 48/2005, 3d MarchExpropriation adopted by Act: public interest declaration and property occupation need.Judgment 154/2002, 18th JulyJehovah’s Witnesses: minor died after refusing a blood transfusion. Freedom of religion.Judgment 117/1994, 25th AprilPhotos published in a magazine: right to honour, privacy and self-image. Judgment 229/1992, 14th DecemberDiscrimination for being a woman: right to occupy a miner’s post.Judgment 214/1991, 11th NovemberShoah: freedom of information-v. right to honour. Right to diffuse certain understanding of history without generating feelings of hostility. Judgment 20/1990, 15th FebruaryArticle publication in sports press criticising the King. Ideological freedom and freedom of expression: slander crime against the Head of State. Judgment 53/1985, 11th AprilPartial decriminalisation of abortion: cases. Judgment 11/1981, 8th AprilRight to strike.Judgment 5/1981, 13th FebruaryAcademic, ideological and religious freedom: ideas setting in public and private schools. Orders Order 289/2008, 22d SeptemberSpecial constitutional significance: need for justification.Order 188/2008, 21st JulySpecial constitutional significance: need for justification. Declarations Declaration 1/2004, 13th DecemberContradiction between the Treaty establishing a Constitution of Europe and the Spanish Constitution: supremacy of the Spanish Constitution and primacy of European Union Law.Declaration 1/1992, 1st JulyContradiction between the Constituent Treaty of the Euopean Union and the Spanish Constitution: right to stand as a candidate in municipal elections of non-Spanish EU citizens.