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.

The speech of President of the Supreme Court Stanisław Zabłocki in Polish Senate, December 2017

A speech against the unconstitutional “reform” of the National Judicial Council and the Supreme Court. English subtitles are available. ...

Resolution of the General Assembly of Judges of the Supreme Court of 16 January 2018

SUPREME COURT of the Republic of Poland Resolution The General Assembly of the Judges of the Supreme Court of 16 January 2018 STATEMENT Judges of the Supreme Court gathered at the General Assembly on 16 January 2018, declare: Adopted by both chambers of Parliament and signed by the President of the Republic of Poland new laws: on the Supreme Court and the National Council of the Judiciary and common courts have been prepared in violation of fundamental rules of law, without adequate consu...

Statement of the CCJE Bureau on Attacks on Judges in Polish Media

Consultative Council of European Judges supports the position of Iustitia and MEDEL regarding the unprecedenced Polish media attacks on judge Donelly in Ireland. https://rm.coe.int/statemenet-of-the-bureau-of-the-ccje-attacks-polish-media-agains-judge/16807a5640...

EU Executive Dismisses Poland’s Defense of Contested Judicial Overhaul

“There was agreement across the table that this white paper is not the answer to the Commission’s recommendations,” Timmermans told a news conference after the meeting, adding that EU ministers would discuss the matter again next month. “If this idea that you have the right to reform the judiciary… is understood as the right to put it under political control, then we have a problem.” http://eptoday.com/eu-executive-dismisses-polands-defense-of-contested-judicial-overhaul/...

The Summary of Resolutions of General Assemblies of Common Courts (Regarding Dismissal of Court Presidents and their Deputies)

The Minister of Justice, Zbigniew Ziobro, exercising his extraordinary powers given to him by virtue of Art. 17 (1) of the Act of 12 July 2017 on amending the Act on the Organisation of Ordinary Courts, dismissed 131 court presidents and vice presidents before the end of their term of office set in the statute. In many cases these decisions were strongly criticised by the bodies of judicial self-government because they lacked substantive justification or because the justification provided conta...