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.

EU opens new infringement procedure against Poland over independence of judges (http://www.tvn24.pl)

The European Commission opened a new infringement procedure against Poland on Wednesday, saying a new disciplinary regime the right-wing government in Warsaw has introduced for judges dealt a blow to judicial independence. (http://www.tvn24.pl) More:https://www.tvn24.pl/tvn24-news-in-english,157,m/eu-executive-opens-infringement-procedure-against-poland-over-judiciary,924219.html,157,m/eu-executive-opens-infringement-procedure-against-poland-over-judiciary,924219.html...

Poland's justice minister: previous standards protected thieves and criminals (http://www.tvn24.pl)

The disciplinary chamber's role is to treat all citizen equally and not to apply separate measures to those who think of themselves as a special caste and regular citizens, said Poland's Minister of Justice Zbigniew Ziobro in response to a new infringement procedure against Poland launched by the European Commission on Wednesday. (http://www.tvn24.pl) More: https://www.tvn24.pl/tvn24-news-in-english,157,m/polish-justice-minister-ziobro-comment-on-eu-infringement-procedure,924251.html,157,m/pol...

Resolution of the XXIV Ordinary Meeting of Delegates of the Polish Judges Association "Iustitia" in Toruń on 8-10.03.2019

The Ordinary Meeting of Delegates of the SSP "Iustitia" indicates the following priorities in the Association's activities: 1. Involvement in the activities of the Social Codification Commission in the preparation of a real judicial reform based on the following principles: restoration of the National Council for the Judiciary in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Poland through the selection of judges by the judges in universal, equal, secret and direct elections,...

Polish judge punished by the new Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court for a correct verdict

In August 2016 judge Alina Czubieniak of the District Court in Gorzow Wielkopolski, when hearing an appeal from a ruling ordering pre-trial detention of an intellectually disabled suspect who could not read and write, ruled that he should have had a defence attorney when his detention was being decided by the first instance court. Because the suspect had been denied a defence attorney in first instance proceedings (the attorney had been appointed only in time to appeal the pre-trial detention), ...