We are an independent, apolitical and self-governing association of Polish judges.
Our main mission is to defend freedom and civil rights, which are the democratic foundations of Poland - a member of the the European Union.
We have been operating for more than 25 years, also as part of different international organisations of judges. We associate over 3,500 judges, most of them in Poland.

Statement on the Polish Constitutional Court decision of 7 October 2021

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Common position of judges and prosecutors' associations on support Poland's further membership in the European Union

October 9, 2021 In the interests of the existence and future of our homeland, in the courtrooms of Polish courts and European tribunals, during demonstrations, during educational meetings with citizens and every day in social media, we stand up for universal values, rights and civil liberties guaranteed to Poles in the Polish Constitution and acts international law. For several years now, we have been warning that the violation of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland and European law by ...

Polish Judges' appeal in the mater of the enforcement of European tribunals' judgments and the judicial appointment system

We, the judges of the Republic of Poland and also European judges, declare that we will abide by the judgments of European tribunals and uphold European values.  Judgments of the ECtHR (Reczkowicz vs. Poland) and the CJEU and judgments issued by Polish courts based on them, including judgments of the Supreme Administrative Court of 6 May 2021 in the following cases: II GOK 2/18, II GOK 3/18, II GOK 5/18,  II GOK 6/18, II GOK 7/18 and of September 21, 2021 confirmed the defectiveness of the ju...

The politicized NCJ must cease to exist, otherwise we will face more and more chaos

After today's CJEU's  judgment (C-487/19): The politicized NCJ must cease to exist, otherwise we will face more and more chaos  10/06/2021  In today's judgment, the CJEU answered the question referred for a preliminary ruling by the Supreme Court, which asked the Court of Justice to find out whether gross violations of the law in the appointment of judges to new Supreme Court's chambers exclude persons so appointed from the adjudicating.  Specifically, it was about recognizing one of the s...