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.

Poland- Urgent Joint Opinion on the amendments to the Law on organisation on the Common Courts, the Law on the Supreme Court and other Laws

https://www.venice.coe.int/webforms/documents/?pdf=CDL-PI(2020)002-e#(2020)002-e#

Manuel Soares: Dziekujemy, dziekujemy, dziekujemy

O fim do Estado de direito num país da União, qualquer que ele seja, representará o fim do nosso sistema comum de protecção dos direitos humanos e sociais e o fim da democracia, tal como a conhecemos.

more: https://www.publico.pt/2020/01/15/mundo/opiniao/dziekujemy-dziekujemy-dziekujemy-1900356

Observations on the proposed Amendment of the Law on the System of Ordinary Courts, the Act on the Supreme Court and certain other acts (Sejm form no. 69) from the perspective of German and European constitutional law

PROF. DR. FRANZ MAYER LL.M. (YALE), University of Bielefeld, Faculty of Law, Chair for Public Law, European Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law and Law & Politics.

Observations (pdf)

Krystian Markiewicz, President of the Assosiation of Judges IUSTITIA: A statement from the March of 1000 Gowns, 11 January 2020, Warsaw

Our march today is coming to an end. The protest march is over - but our march to restore rule of law is not. The march was silent, but we are not going to be silent. We carried a banner during the march: it proclaimed our right to independence and the right to Europe. We are not going to put these values aside; we will continue to fight for them. We marched with a sign designed especially for us by the creator of the legendary Solidarity logo! It is very symbolic as, unfortunately, we are going...