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.

Does the Minister of Justice - Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro intend to prosecute the Supreme Court judges for adopting a legal interpretation in their judgment?

29/07/2019 "Prosecutor Krzysztof Parchimowicz is summoned by investigators from Bialystok, first they wanted him to give testimonies, in which he would provide the evidence of guilt for himself, now he is summoned again to give testimony, which can be used for an unprecedented accusation of the judges of the Supreme Court for the verdicts they had given." "In this case Parchimowicz has already testified before the Parliamentary VAT Investigation Commission, he admitted that he w...

The time of trial - report of Helsinki Fundation For Human Rights

THE TIME OF TRIAL. How do changes in justice system affect Polish judges? After almost four years of continuous changes in the justice system, the guarantees of judicial independence and the proper operation of the courts have been seriously compromised. Nearly 20 amendments to key pieces of justice legislation have extended the possibility of politically influencing the work of courts.In 2018, daily newspaper Rzeczpospolita and IUSTITIA Judges’ Association published the results of two indepe...

As a Polish judge, I know what happens when you resist the government’s grip on the judiciary

"One of the most serious threats to the right to a fair trial in Poland is the targeting of judges with disciplinary proceedings for the content of their rulings." - Dorota Zabłudowska Judge on the Gdańsk District Court in Poland https://www.euronews.com/2019/07/22/as-a-polish-judge-i-know-what-happens-when-you-resist-the-government-s-grip-on-the-judicia...

The Iustitia statement regarding another attempt to dismiss legitimate judges of the Supreme Court

Iustitia – Polish Judges Association - calls for Polish and international institutions attention. In the days ahead, another attempt will be made to remove the legitimate Supreme Court judges from adjudicating and to take control over the Supreme Court by representatives of the ruling party. Just recently we have seen new measures taken by lawyers unlawfully appointed to the Supreme Court. They illegally seized the case file from the Civil Chamber, transferring it to the government - dependen...