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.

Polish Judges Association Iustitia' s position - 27 of May 2020

The Polish Judges Association "Iustitia" would like to point out that after the termination of the office of prof. Małgorzata Gersdorf as the First President of the Supreme Court there were actions taken to disregard the binding force of the provisions of the Court of Justice of the EU in Luxembourg of April 8, 2020 (C-791/19 R). These activities are the Supreme Court new First President to let the Disciplinary Chamber to adjudicate in cases concerning the waiver of judicial immun...

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...

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...

An Independent Supreme Court Will Survive in Each of Us - every common court in this country, every judge, will from today, be like the Supreme Court

Dear Madam First President, Ladies and Gentlemen, The term of office of the current President, Professor Małgorzata Gersdorf, is coming to an end. We can already call this term historic because it was undoubtedly one of the most difficult in the more than 100-year history of the Supreme Court. Never before in the historay of the Polish judiciary has there been such an unpardonable, brutal attack on the Supreme Court by politicians of a ruling party and the Prosecutor's Office. It can only be...