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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.

Council of Europe anti-corruption group criticises weakening independence of courts and judges in Poland

Founcil of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has now re-assessed legislation passed in respect of Poland’s judiciary in 2017-18, including the new amendments to the laws on the National Council of the Judiciary, the Supreme Court and the Law on Ordinary Courts of April and May 2018. GRECO is concerned that Poland no longer complies with anti-corruption standards in so far as these relate to judicial independence. In its report, GRECO expresses particular criticism of the ...

The Rule of Law in Poland - trema.nvvr.org

The problems covered by today’s conference are significant and multi-faceted. Quite a lot has been said and written about developments in Poland over the past two years, in the constitutional and European contexts. However, there have been major new developments in recent months and even weeks.

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RESPONSE to the non-paper “Polish judiciary regulations – current state of affairs”

RESPONSE to the non-paper “Polish judiciary regulations – current state of affairs” of 8 June 2018 This document has been drafted as a response to the non-paper “Polish judiciary regulations – current state of affairs” that is being distributed in Brussels among the EU actors by the Polish government. It has been consulted with the most relevant non-governmental organ- isations that deal with issues concerning threats to the rule of law in Po- land as well as ongoing amendments ...

How ruling party (Law and Justice) captured Poland’s courts

“Poland’s Law and Justice party has instituted unprecedented changes to the country’s legal system, undermining rule of law and separation of powers. The brief details the changes that took place and addresses the dilemma that the EU faces.” https://freedomhouse.org/report/special-reports/hostile-takeover-how-law-and-justice-captured-poland-s-courts...

Resolutions of judges from Krakow district

April 16, 2018 Resolutions of the Assembly of Judges of the Kraków Appeal district   Resolution No. 1. In accordance with the annual information given by the President of the Court of Appeal in Kraków, judges of the Kraków Appeal district hereby declare, that the results achieved in the courts of this appeal were possible only due to the hard work of judges and court administrative staff. The judges express their thanks and appreciation to all employees of the courts of the Kraków Appea...