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.

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...

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.

more in https://trema.nvvr.org

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...