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.

Polish Judges Association "Iustitia” National Board`s position on the statement of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki for the French daily "Le Figaro"

This is another statement of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland given in foreign media, which offends Polish judges and we find it unacceptable. It is another attempt to mislead European public opinion and suggest that taking political control over judiciary was necessary due to corruption of the Polish judges. Such reasons were already presented by the Ministry of Justice in 2016. When we asked for access to the data on which this claim was based, it turned immediately out that there ...

3,000 Polish judges want the dismissal of the National Council of the Judiciary

3007 judges (91 p/c of all those who took part in the vote) are convinced that the new National Council of the Judiciary (KRS) is not performing the tasks it should and 2881 of them believe it should resign. These are the results of a referendum in as many as 139 courts to date. The referendum is underway in the remaining courts. Poland has ca 10 000 judges.  The results of the referendum are disastrous for the new KRS, which the judges call a ‘neo-KRS’. Almost one third of all Pol...

Polish Constitutional Tribunal did not yet legalize National Council of Judiciary

The expected ruling of the Constitutional Tribunal would confirm that the current Polish National Council of Judiciary (KRS), suspended from the European Networks of Councils of Judiciary in September 2018, is legal and capable of guaranteeing independence of judiciary, which critics claim it is not. Either there is a problem with the unanimity of the judges, while the Constitutional Tribunal prefers to speak as one in political matters, or the leaders of the party and the government stopped the...

Polish disciplinary prosecutor Michał Lasota launched a case against judge Igor Tuleya, who sent pre-judical queries to CJEU

Judge Igor Tuleya (District Court in Warsaw) was summoned to confess to the disciplinary commissioner (appointed by MoJ/Prosecutor General) that she requested the Court of Justice for preliminary ruling regarding disciplinary proceedings. request:bip.warszawa.so.gov.pl(pdf) after interrogation:https://www.tvn24.pl/wiadomosci-z-kraju,3/tuleya-i-markiewicz-sedziowie-przesluchani-przez-rzecznika-dyscyplinarnego,870089.html,3/tuleya-i-markiewicz-sedziowie-przesluchani-przez-rzecznika-dyscyplinarne...

Polish disciplinary prosecutor Michał Lasota launched a case against judge Igor Tuleya, who sent pre-judical queries to Luxembourg.

Judge Igor Tuleya (District Court in Warsaw) was summoned to confess to the disciplinary commissioner (appointed by MoJ/Prosecutor General) that she requested the Court of Justice for preliminary ruling regarding disciplinary proceedings. request:bip.warszawa.so.gov.pl(pdf) after interrogation:https://www.tvn24.pl/wiadomosci-z-kraju,3/tuleya-i-markiewicz-sedziowie-przesluchani-przez-rzecznika-dyscyplinarnego,870089.html,3/tuleya-i-markiewicz-sedziowie-przesluchani-przez-rzecznika-dyscyplinarne...