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.

Declaration Federation des Barreaux D`Europe (FBE) about Poland (07.2018)

The FBE is committed to the rule of law, access to justice and the defence of human rights. The FBE is gravely concerned about the independence of judges in Poland and is aware of the Report and statement made by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of judges and lawyers: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Judiciary/Pages/IDPIndex.aspx The Special Rapporteur’s report highlights the critical situation in Poland when on the 3rd July 2018 40% of the Supreme Court judges will be ...

Statement of ENCJ Board to support the judges of Poland

Statement by the Executive Board of the ENCJ on the situation in Poland The Executive Board of the ENCJ offers its wholehearted support for the judges in Poland in these difficult times. The forced early retirement of 27 judges of the Supreme Court, including the President Ms. Gersdorf, is a further attempt to bring the judiciary under control of the government. It is imperative that judicial independence is respected by governments. A democratic system based on the Rule of Law can only prope...

General Assembly of the Judges of the Supreme Court recognizes Professor Małgorzatę Gersdorf as the President of the Supreme Court to the end of her constitutional terms in 2020

Resolution of the General Assembly of the Justices of the Supreme Courtof 28 June 2018 We, the justices of the Supreme Court, attending the General Assembly of the Justices of the Supreme Court held on 28 June 2018, mindful of the oaths of office we made and allegiant to the Constitution of Republic of Poland, which is the supreme law of the Republic of Poland, state that Justice of the Supreme Court, Professor Małgorzata Gersdorf, PhD, D.Sc., shall remain – according to Article 183...