National case law

Sweden

This section provides you with an overview of the Swedish case law, as well as a description of relevant case-law databases.

Content provided by:
Sweden

Case law made available on a website

Presentation of decisions / Headline

Supreme courts

Other courts

Case law presented with headlines

Yes

Yes


The headlines are in the form of a sentence, or a few sentences, describing the core of the case.

Example of headline/s

“Question concerning the buyers of a property return; errors of the property within a reasonable time after they noticed or should have noticed the error.”

Formats

Case law is available in HTML format.

Further proceedings

Supreme Courts

Other courts

Is information available

as to appeals?

No

No

as to whether a case is still pending?

No

No

as to the result of appeals?

No

No

as to the irrevocability of the decision?

No

No

as to further proceedings before     

    another internal court (Constitutional Court…)?

    the European Court of Justice?

    the Court of Human Rights?

No

No


The system contains only judgements which have entered into legal force.

Publication rules

on the national level?

on the level of courts?

Are there binding rules for the publication of case law

Yes

Yes


There is a governmental ordinance regulating, among other things, how to publish personal data on the case law database.

Supreme Courts

Other courts

Is full case law published or only a selection?

only a selection

only a selection


The same ordinance also states that the court itself decides which decisions should be recognised as guiding and published in the database.

Supreme Courts

Other courts

Are court decisions made available on the web anonymised?

Yes

Yes

If yes,

all decisions?

Yes

Yes


Last update: 22/10/2015

The national language version of this page is maintained by the respective Member State. The translations have been done by the European Commission service. Possible changes introduced in the original by the competent national authority may not be yet reflected in the translations. The European Commission accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to any information or data contained or referred to in this document. Please refer to the legal notice to see copyright rules for the Member State responsible for this page.