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.

Resolutions of judges from Krakow district

April 16, 2018 Resolutions of the Assembly of Judges of the Kraków Appeal district   Resolution No. 1. In accordance with the annual information given by the President of the Court of Appeal in Kraków, judges of the Kraków Appeal district hereby declare, that the results achieved in the courts of this appeal were possible only due to the hard work of judges and court administrative staff. The judges express their thanks and appreciation to all employees of the courts of the Kraków Appea...

Resolution of the Judges of Lublin Appelation Circuit

Resolution No.1 of the General Assembly of the Judges of Lublin Appellation Circuit of 24th April 2018 The General Assembly of the Judges of Lublin Appellation Circuit supports the position of the General Assemblies of the Judges of Kraków and Katowice Appellation Circuits of 16th April 218 and joins the postulate to all judges to: show unity and solidarity in preserving the values which constitute ethos of a judicial profession, refrain from any acting which lead to limitation of judicia...

CCBE and FBE joint Statement on the Rule of Law (in Poland) and the principle of mutual recognition

  “In 2017 the CCBE and the FBE communicated to President Andrzej Duda of Poland that violating or threatening the autonomy and independence of courts is not only an internal problem for Poland. It has consequences for the international legal community, as well as directly impacting the application of European Union law.”… ...

MEDEL announced May 23rd as the alert day for the independence of Justice in Europe

“The growing nationalist and populist movements that have been spreading all over the continent, the unprecedented attacks against the independence of the Judiciary that we have been witnessing in countries like Hungary or Poland and the disrespect for basic principles of the Rule of Law in countries like Turkey (a member of the Council of Europe), remind us that the existence of an independent Judiciary must never be taken for granted and that it is a constant and fundamental struggle for eve...

Katowice Appeal Court District Judges condemn unconstitutional reforms of judiciary in Poland

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 the Constituti...