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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.

Iustitia: “The National Council of the Judiciary is not valid anymore” (OKO.press)

The following is Maciej Nawacki’s list. Olsztyn-based Nawacki, nominated by Ziobro, managed to collect 15 judges’ signatures in Olsztyn, yet as many as five of them backed off later. This could undermine all of ‘neo-NCJ’ plot. Outside of Olsztyn Nawacki has been supported by 13 judges, all of them serving in Ziobro’s Ministry of Justice. Iustitia: “The National Council of the Judiciary is not valid anymore”. On the Nawacki’s support list there are 28 signatures of supporters, in...

The spokesman for National Council of the Judiciary (NCJ) managed to gather 88 per cent of his signatures in the Ministry of Justice (OKO.press)

The record-breaking Maciej Mitera, judge and spokesman for the NCJ, collected as many as 88 per cent of his supporters’ signatures from the judges delegated to the Ministry of Justice. Other high scorer, Slupsk-based judge Joanna Kolodziej-Michalowicz, hasn’t got a single supporter from Slupsk. Five judges from Krakow signed three lists at a time. The day the “muzzle law” came into effect, the Sejm (lower chamber of Polish Parliament)  Administration Office published list of su...

RESOLUTION of the formation of the combined Civil Chamber, Criminal Chamber, and Labour Law and Social Security Chamber of the Supreme Court

http://www.sn.pl/aktualnosci/SiteAssets/Lists/Wydarzenia/AllItems/BSA%20I-4110-1_20_English.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2bjrR0X7zzqRXdF0tRfWVmShM_LT5j7g-yHsqIGSBRqD8U-dhPeUriZfY 1. A court formation is unduly appointed within the meaning of Article 439(1)(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure or a court formation is unlawful within the meaning of Article 379(4) of the Code of Civil Procedure also where the court formation includes a person appointed to the office of a judge of the Supreme Court on applicatio...

The Polish Judges Association “Iustitia” protests against surveys commissioned by the governmental Institute of Justice

The “Iustitia” Association has decided to send a request to ESOMAR (European Association of Public Opinion and Market Researchers) and OFBOR (Organization, Opinion and Market Research Company) regarding a recent survey conducted by the public opinion research centre Kantar Polska SA done on behalf of the Institute of Justice reporting to the Minister of Justice. The survey contained 3 controversial questions. Should judges be disciplined by an independent body out of the judges' environm...

CCBE STATEMENT ON POLAND

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe, hereafter the “CCBE”, representing the National Bars and Law Societies of 45 European countries, and through them more than 1.000.000 European Lawyers, underlines the value and importance of the rule of law, enshrined in Article 2 of the Treaty on the European Union, as one of the common values upon which the European Union is founded and as part of the common constitutional traditions of all Member States. Since 2015, the CCBE has issued alr...