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.

Engel and Keating Urge Polish President to Reject Dangerous Judicial Reforms

January 19, 2020 Washington— Representatives Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Bill Keating, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment, today expressed serious concern about Poland’s judicial reforms as a dangerous threat to Poland’s democratic institutions. In a letter, the lawmakers urged President Duda to stop this measure and uphold Poland’s commitment to democratic values. “Enacting this law would represent...

Resolution of the Board of SSP IUSTITIA concerning the statements of President Andrzej Duda in Zwolen and Katowice

Association of Polish Judges “Iustitia” protests against hate campaign led by President of Poland Andrzej Duda directed at judges, at the opportunity of campaigning in Zwoleń and Katowice. Statements indicating that courts are the obstacle to proper development of Poland are a lie and suggesting that judges are unreliable and “shall be eliminated” otherwise “Poland shall never be a normal state” is clear example of hate speech, which may result in acts of violence against individual...

De Poolse rechtsstaat staat in brand, dus ging Bossche rechter de straat op

DEN BOSCH - Een Bossche rechter die met collega’s uit heel Europa, mét toga, de straat op gaat in Polen. Om de rechtsstaat te beschermen. Dat gaat ver. Maar nood breekt wet. ‘De mars van duizend toga’s’ in Warschau was voor Jeannette Pols van het gerechtshof in Den Bosch een ‘historische gebeurtenis’. https://www.bd.nl/brabant/de-poolse-rechtsstaat-staat-in-brand-dus-ging-bossche-rechter-de-straat-op-br~adf1302d/?referrer=https://t.co/1sNn7f7fWu?amp=1...

Statement of ABA President Judy Perry Martinez Re: Polish judiciary

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2019 – The American Bar Association welcomes the recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Poland, which found that the court’s Polish Disciplinary Chamber and the National Council of the Judiciary are not sufficiently independent from executive and legislative authorities. Both entities have been criticized by Polish civil society and international rule-of-law organizations for exerting improper political influence on Poland’s judicial system.  On Nov. 19, the ...