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.

Resolution no 4 taken of 26 February 2018 by The General Assembly of the Representatives of judges of the Warsaw Regional Court

General Assembly of The Representatives of judges of the Warsaw Regional Court would like to expresses it's an unequivocal lack of acceptance for candidates for members of the National Council of the Judiciary, in particular for candidates from Warsaw Regional Court district: Dariusz Drajewicz, Jędrzej Kondek, and Maciej Mitera. General Assembly of The Representatives of judges of the Warsaw District Court the assembly appeals also to all judges who have signed the candidates for judges as mem...

Statements of the Assembly of Judges of the Katowice Appeal Court District 16th April 2018

April, 16 2018 r. Statement no. 1 of the Assembly of Judges of the Katowice Appeal Court District   About the National Council of Judiciary and about the publication of the Constitutional Tribunal verdicts and the following amendments to the Law on the system of the common courts. The Assembly of the Judges – representatives of the courts of the Katowice Appeal Court district fully supports the statements no. 1 about National Council of Judiciary and 2 about the publication of th...

CCBE and FBE joint Statement on the Rule of Law and the principle of mutual recognition - 18th May 2018

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) represents national European bars and law societies in their common interests before European and other international institutions. CCBE membership includes the bars and law societies of 45 countries from the European Union, the European Economic Area, and wider Europe. The Federation of European Bars (FBE) represents local bars and law societies in their common interests. FBE membership includes local bars and law societies of 47 Council...

European association of judges statement concerning two acts on judiciary reform

The European Association of Judges deeply regrets the decision of the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Andrzej Duda, to sign into law the two bills approved in recent days by both houses of the Polish Parliament. The new legislation undermines the independence of the courts and the independence of the judges and leads to a politicization of the judiciary. link to document...

2017 07 24 ECLA letter to President of Poland on Judiciary Reform

Your Excellency I am writing to you on behalf of the European Company Lawyers Association, representing over 40.000 company lawyers throughout Europe, to express our deep concerns over the potential impact of the independence of the judiciary and the legal profession in Poland of the recently adopted parliamentary Act of the National Council of the Judiciary and the Act amending the Law on Common Courts Organization. link to document...