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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 Judges Association Iustitia' s position - 27 of May 2020

The Polish Judges Association "Iustitia" would like to point out that after the termination of the office of prof. Małgorzata Gersdorf as the First President of the Supreme Court there were actions taken to disregard the binding force of the provisions of the Court of Justice of the EU in Luxembourg of April 8, 2020 (C-791/19 R). These activities are the Supreme Court new First President to let the Disciplinary Chamber to adjudicate in cases concerning the waiver of judicial immun...

Verfassungsrichter Dr. Ulrich Maidowski erklärt: Anders als die polnische Regierung will das Bundesverfassungsgericht mehr Kontrolle durch den Europäischen Gerichtshof

Deutsch-Polnische Richtervereinigung e.V. Niemiecko-Polskie Stowarzyszenie Sędziów eingetragen im Vereinsregister, AG Dresden, Vereinsregisternr. VR 4740 Verfassungsrichter Dr. Ulrich Maidowski erklärt: Anders als die polnische Regierung will das Bundesverfassungsgericht mehr Kontrolle durch den Europäischen Gerichtshof, nicht weniger. In der vielbeachteten Entscheidung vom 05.05.2020 hat das Bundesverfassungsgericht (BVerfG) die Beschlüsse der Europäischen Zentralbank (EZB) zum Staats...

‼ The president’s spokesman announced that Andrzej Duda had appointed Małgorzata Manowska as the first president of the Supreme Court.

Małgorzata Manowska: in 2007 – deputy minister of justice in Zbigniew Ziobro’s ministry; later the Court of Appeal in Warsaw; since 2016, head of the National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution, appointed by Zbigniew Ziobro; since 2018, in the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court recommended by the neo-NCJ. in parallel, she still heads the National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution, although the former First President of the Supreme Court prof. Małgorzata Gersdorf obj...

Statement by 50 Supreme Court judges

Warsaw, 23 May 2020 In recent days, we have been dealing with events in the Supreme Court whose formal objective was to select five candidates for the position of the First President of the Supreme Court. In fact, the aim was to include among the candidates a person who, prior to the General Assembly meeting, had already been decided by the decision-makers to hold this position. This is demonstrated by the following circumstances, in addition to the recent changes to the provisions of the Supre...