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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.

Polish Ruling Party’s Crusade Against Judicial Independence – the Globe Post

Controversial Judicial Reforms In 2015, PiS won parliamentary elections with an overall majority for the first time in Poland’s history. The party rose to power after eight years in opposition with a campaign that partly played on voters’ fears of the migrant influx. Since taking office, PiS has implemented a range of controversial judicial reforms. Brussels has said the measures had endangered the rule of law in the country. The reforms include those of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal,...

An open letter of the Board of Iustitia to the judges applying to new National Judiciary Council

Dear Fellow Judges, Each political power makes room for itself to govern and fulfill its political mandate for as long as possible. The duties of a judge, which are to do justice and guard the law, are given by the State. Each power must realize its rights respecting the Constitution, deriving the legitimization from its spirit free of any particular worldview. Today, in the opinion of the greatest legal authorities, the political power has violated the constitutional norms by introducing the ...

Danish courts’ independence

A short story on the courts in Denmark. A good example why independent judiciary is necessary and how it is done. ...

The speech of President of the Supreme Court Stanisław Zabłocki in Polish Senate, December 2017

A speech against the unconstitutional “reform” of the National Judicial Council and the Supreme Court. English subtitles are available. ...

Resolution of the General Assembly of Judges of the Supreme Court of 16 January 2018

SUPREME COURT of the Republic of Poland Resolution The General Assembly of the Judges of the Supreme Court of 16 January 2018 STATEMENT Judges of the Supreme Court gathered at the General Assembly on 16 January 2018, declare: Adopted by both chambers of Parliament and signed by the President of the Republic of Poland new laws: on the Supreme Court and the National Council of the Judiciary and common courts have been prepared in violation of fundamental rules of law, without adequate consu...