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.

Iustitia has freedom in her heart, a sword in her hand, and millions of wonderful Poles behind her. Prof Krystian Markiewicz President of the Polish Judges Association Iustitia - Gala celebrating the 31st anniversary of the Polish Judges Association IUSTI

Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends It is worth recalling the times when the Polish “Iustitia" was born. It was 1990 - Tadeusz Mazowiecki became prime minister, and the Wall separating the east from the west fell in Berlin. Soon after, governments collapsed one after another, the geopolitical map of Europe changed, and "Iustitia" continued, maintaining its independence, developing its activity and structures. "Iustitia" has been the head of the Polish independent judici...

Resolution of the National Board of the Polish Judges Association Iustitia concerning the case of judge Piotr Gąciarek

The Association of Polish Judges Iustitia finds that the decision given by Piotr Schab the President of the Regional Court in Warsaw ordering an immediate interruption of the judicial duties of Piotr Gąciarek a judge of the Regional Court in Warsaw (we write about it here: https://www.iustitia.pl/postepowania-dyscyplinarne/4242- judzia-piotr-gaciarek-was-removed-from-adjudication-by-the-nominate-minister-zbier-piotr-schab) is another manifestation of repression and striving for complete subor...

A fundraiser for Afghan Judges

The Association of Polish Judges "Iustitia" is organising a fundraiser to help women judges who escaped from Afghanistan. Female judges are the "enemy number one" of the Taliban. As persons entrusted with various public functions, they are equated with the previous government. In Afghanistan they received death threats. They decided to escape from Afghanistan in very dramatic circumstances, accompanied by numerous family members. They all ran away as they stood, without mon...

Resolution of the National Board of the Polish Judges Association "IUSTITIA" on September 10, 2021 on the repression against Judge Adam Synakiewicz

Resolution of the National Board of the Polish Judges Association "IUSTITIA" on September 10, 2021 on the repression against Judge Adam Synakiewicz Yesterday, Gazeta Prawna newspaper informed about the immediate suspended of the judge Adam Synakiewicz by the Minister of Justice Zbigniew Ziobro. The only reason for such a decision is the judgment issued by the judge, which does not meet the minister's expectations. The president of the court, where judge Synakiewicz adjudicates, perha...

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION of JUDGES RESOLUTION adopted on 11 September 2021 regarding The Republic of Poland

The European Association of Judges (EAJ) welcomes the Judgment given by the Court of Justice of the European Union on 15 July 2021 in Case 791/19 European Commission v Poland and the Order for interim measures made by that court in Case 204/21R European Commission v Poland on 14 July 2021. Both decisions clearly confirm the assessment of the EAJ that the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court of Poland does not meet the requirements of an independent judicial body; that several provisions of ...