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.

Statement of ENCJ Board to support the judges of Poland

Statement by the Executive Board of the ENCJ on the situation in Poland The Executive Board of the ENCJ offers its wholehearted support for the judges in Poland in these difficult times. The forced early retirement of 27 judges of the Supreme Court, including the President Ms. Gersdorf, is a further attempt to bring the judiciary under control of the government. It is imperative that judicial independence is respected by governments. A democratic system based on the Rule of Law can only prope...

General Assembly of the Judges of the Supreme Court recognizes Professor Małgorzatę Gersdorf as the President of the Supreme Court to the end of her constitutional terms in 2020

Resolution of the General Assembly of the Justices of the Supreme Courtof 28 June 2018 We, the justices of the Supreme Court, attending the General Assembly of the Justices of the Supreme Court held on 28 June 2018, mindful of the oaths of office we made and allegiant to the Constitution of Republic of Poland, which is the supreme law of the Republic of Poland, state that Justice of the Supreme Court, Professor Małgorzata Gersdorf, PhD, D.Sc., shall remain – according to Article 183...

Politicisation of judiciary in Poland must stop - the Law Society of England and Wales said

Poland’s global reputation will be placed at risk if it ploughs ahead with a law that will weaken the independence of its Supreme Court and potentially politicise the country’s judiciary, the Law Society of England and Wales said today. A piece of legislation is due to come into force on 3 July, which empowers Poland’s president, to determine how the court is constituted, setting a dangerous precedent that could roll back judicial independence.  The legislation will also lead to...