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.

Polish actors support independent courts

Draft Act amending the Act on the National Council of the Judiciary and several other acts

Association of Polish Judges “Iustitia” presents amended Draft Act on the National Council of the Judiciary, presented to Polish Parliament on 28 March 2017. This proposal – unfortunately rejected by the parliament, was widely consulted with the judiciary and included all the recommendations of  CCJE and EU regarding organization and status of National Judiciary Councils. Full text of the draft act, explanations and associated documents can be found here: Draft Act on the Nat. Council o...

Poland attacks High Court over delayed extradition

The Polish government has attacked the High Court decision to delay the extradition of a man over concerns about the rule of law and judicial independence in Poland. Deputy Justice Minister Marcin Warchol said that, by not handing over 31 year-old Artur Celmer on suspected drug trafficking charges, Ireland was “delaying the punishment of a serious drug mafia criminal sought across Europe”. But opposition leaders and leading lawyers hit back at this interpretation, blaming the delay on the ...

Irish Judges Fed up with Personal Attacks on Justice Donelly

Association of Judges of Judges of Ireland issued the following statement (15.03.2018, Twitter) Association of Judges of Judges of Ireland issued the following statement (15.03.2018, Twitter)...

Iustitia’s response to PL government’s whitepaper

“This response to the White Paper compendium presented by the Government of the Republic of Poland to the European Commission was prepared by the Polish Judges Association “Iustitia” in order to present a realistic picture of the reforms of the Polish justice system, which have been introduced in Poland over the period of more than two and a half years. The response is designed in the following manner: the argument contained in the document prepared by the Government of the Republic of Po...