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.

High Court Justice Józef Frąckowiak

Researcher at Wrocław University, author of numerous academic publications, co-author of commentary on Code of Commercial Companies published last year. On January 24, 1997 he was awarded professor title by the President of Poland. Since 1991 he is the chair of Department of Commercial Law in the Institute of Civil Law at the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economy of Wrocław University. Between 1987 and 1990 he was deputy Dean of the Faculty and between 1990 and 1993 vide-Rector of the Wr...

High Court Justice Mirosław Bączyk

Born on February 5, 1950. Graduated from law studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration at Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń in 1972. Since December 1990 professor at this university, currently chair of Department of Civil and Bank Law. Scholarship holder of French government and Humboldt Foundation. In 1990 and 1991 he was the first Ombudsman for bank customers. 1991-1995 he was a judge in the Court of Appeals in Gdańsk and in 1995-1999 legal advisor to the President of the Bank Gu...

Let us not allow them to go anonymously.

Soon a new law on the High Court will be passed. Among many constitutionally doubtful solutions presented there is the lowering of retirement age of the High Court judges to 65 years. Under this provision 34 High Court judges will be retired, unless the President takes into account their requests to extend the term of adjudicating. Moreover, the new bill allows retirement of judges of younger age as well. The High Court judges about to retire are outstanding authorites on law, people of great m...

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...