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.

The Polish Cabinet's statement on the situation in the judiciary, submitted by the Minister of Justice.

The rule of law means independent courts. It also means the independence of the judges that are subjected only to the Polish Constitution and the law. To undermine the status of the judges and the validity of the judgements questions the constitutional foundations of the State. It leads to legal chaos in Poland. It evokes anxiety in Polish citizens as to the validity of Polish courts’ judgements. Therefore, the Polish Cabinet expresses its concern regarding the actions of judges who -- throu...

The Polish Judges Association IUSTITIA National Board`s position over the recent events (behaviour of the Polish authorities) after the CJEU judgment

The Court of Justice of the European Union in it`s judgment of November 19, 2019, decided that the organization and the structure of the judiciary is not an internal matter of the member states and must comply with European Union law. The Court also shared the doubts of the Polish Supreme Court that the National Council of the Judiciary (NCJ) in Poland and the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court may not meet the requirements of independence under EU law. At the same time, the CJEU has pre...

COMMON POSITION on the Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered on 19 November 2019 in Joined Cases A.K. (C-585/18), CP (C-624/18) and DO (C-625/18)

COMMON POSITION on the Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered on 19 November 2019 in Joined Cases A.K. (C-585/18), CP (C-624/18) and DO (C-625/18) AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL POLSKA THE WIKTOR OSIATYŃSKI ARCHIVE (ARCHIWUM OSIATYŃSKIEGO) THE CIVIC DEVELOPMENT FORUM (FORUM OBYWATELSKIEGO ROZWOJU) THE FORUM FOR COOPERATION BETWEEN JUDGES (FORUM WSPÓŁPRACY SĘDZIÓW) THE STEFAN BATORY FOUNDATION (FUNDACJA IM. STEFANA BATOREGO) THE HELSINKI FOUNDATION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (...

The position of the National Board of Polish Judges Association "Iustitia" on the statement of the Disciplinary Spokesman of the Judges of Common Courts

On November 8, 2019, Przemysław Radzik - Deputy Disciplinary Spokesman of the Judges of the Common Courts brought disciplinary charges against the judges: Krystian Markiewicz, Monika Ciemięga, Monika Frąckowiak, Katarzyna Kałwak and Bartłomiej Starosta in connection with the alleged misconduct of the dignity of the judicial office according to the Spokesman in a way of ignoring the statutory obligation of these judges to attend the summons and testify as witnesses and other disciplinary tor...