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E-mail scandal: ‘Some journalist should ask me about it’. How the government’s narrative about ‘anarchy’ in the judiciary was created

https://ruleoflaw.pl/e-mail-scandal-some-journalist-should-ask-me-about-it-how-the-governments-narrative-about-anarchy-in-the-judiciary-was-created/

'I would very much like them to be shorter and very succinct, using words such as: we cannot allow legal chaos, conjugating this through all cases, and using the thesaurus, namely anarchy, disorder, inertia, mess,’ Morawiecki wrote.

The text was published by Onet.pl in Polish. 

  • Further messages exchanged between people from the Prime Minister’s office have been posted on the web.
  • At the end of 2019, Mateusz Morawiecki asked his colleagues to prepare a series of messages to convince the Poles that the courts are suffering from chaos.
  • The prime minister’s request coincided with the disciplinary proceedings that were ongoing at that time against Judge Juszczyszyn.
  • The correspondence also contains the name of the then-Supreme Court Judge Małgorzata Manowska.