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Verfassungsrichter Dr. Ulrich Maidowski erklärt: Anders als die polnische Regierung will das Bundesverfassungsgericht mehr Kontrolle durch den Europäischen Gerichtshof

Deutsch-Polnische Richtervereinigung e.V. Niemiecko-Polskie Stowarzyszenie Sędziów eingetragen im Vereinsregister, AG Dresden, Vereinsregisternr. VR 4740 Verfassungsrichter Dr. Ulrich Maidowski erklärt: Anders als die polnische Regierung will das Bundesverfassungsgericht mehr Kontrolle durch den Europäischen Gerichtshof, nicht weniger. In der vielbeachteten Entscheidung vom 05.05.2020 hat das Bundesverfassungsgericht (BVerfG) die Beschlüsse der Europäischen Zentralbank (EZB) zum Staats...

‼ The president’s spokesman announced that Andrzej Duda had appointed Małgorzata Manowska as the first president of the Supreme Court.

Małgorzata Manowska: in 2007 – deputy minister of justice in Zbigniew Ziobro’s ministry; later the Court of Appeal in Warsaw; since 2016, head of the National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution, appointed by Zbigniew Ziobro; since 2018, in the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court recommended by the neo-NCJ. in parallel, she still heads the National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution, although the former First President of the Supreme Court prof. Małgorzata Gersdorf obj...

Statement by 50 Supreme Court judges

Warsaw, 23 May 2020 In recent days, we have been dealing with events in the Supreme Court whose formal objective was to select five candidates for the position of the First President of the Supreme Court. In fact, the aim was to include among the candidates a person who, prior to the General Assembly meeting, had already been decided by the decision-makers to hold this position. This is demonstrated by the following circumstances, in addition to the recent changes to the provisions of the Supre...

APPEAL of the Polish Judges Association IUSTITIA over the elections of the candidates for the position of the First President of the Supreme Court

The Republic of Poland is currently plunged into electoral chaos. Last Sunday was a date of the Presidential election, which did not take place. Also in the Supreme Court the election of the candidates for the First President of the Supreme Court are going on. Actually the situation in the Supreme Court is difficult to be called election. Mr. dr hab. Kamil Zaradkiewicz, who has been subject to disciplinary action since July 2019. This did not worry President Andrzej Duda, who appointed Mr. Zara...