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.

LETTER OF EUROPEAN MAGISTRATES

Dear Colleagues, European Magistrates For 5 years there is ongoing process of deterioration of legal system in Poland. The situation is getting worse each month. Polish authorities continue to openly abuse, harass and intimidate judges and prosecutors who are seeking to defend the rule of law. We also observe, that developments in Poland, encourage politicians in other European states to limit judicial independence in their systems. The ‘1000 Robes March’, which was held on January 11, 2020...

Open letter to Europe!

Warsaw, 19 November 2020 Mrs Ursula von der Leyen President of the Commission of the European Union Mr David Sassoli President of the European Parliament Mr Charles Michel President of the European Council Open letter to the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council On November 17th 2020, during a press conference organized by the Minister of Justice Prosecutor General in connection with the works on the budget of the European Union and binding the funds wit...

Position of the Board of Polish Judges Association IUSTITIA of 18 November 2020 on the waiving of judicial immunity of Warsaw Regional Court judge Igor Tuleya.

Today, on 18 November 2020, so called “Disciplinary Chamber” waived, upon request of political prosecution, the immunity of judge Igor Tuleya, suspended the judge and reduced his salary by 25%. Judge has been punished for enabling the media to listen and record his decision in the court case involving the ruling party. The Board of Polish Judges Association IUSTITIA strongly condemns the decision of disciplinary chamber acting in the building of Supreme Court on waiving the immunity of Wars...

I am a European judge, I am not going to accept the decision of the Disciplinary Chamber and will continue to adjudicate - says judge Igor Tuleya

On November 18, 2020 at 12:00 AM in Warsaw, a meeting of the political Disciplinary Chamber is to be held in order to waive the immunity of judge Igor Tuleya. The proceedings against Judge Tuleyi are an example of a gross disregard for the ruling of the Court of Justice of the EU and the actions taken by the European Commission. Judge Tuleya is pursued because, he rendered the verdict, which is not convenient for politicians. Let us remind all that on June 9, the political Disciplinary Chamber ...