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.

Statement by the Executive Board of the ENCJ on the situation in Poland

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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...

Politicisation of judiciary in Poland must stop - the Law Society of England and Wales said

Poland’s global reputation will be placed at risk if it ploughs ahead with a law that will weaken the independence of its Supreme Court and potentially politicise the country’s judiciary, the Law Society of England and Wales said today. A piece of legislation is due to come into force on 3 July, which empowers Poland’s president, to determine how the court is constituted, setting a dangerous precedent that could roll back judicial independence.  The legislation will also lead to...

Council of Europe anti-corruption group criticises weakening independence of courts and judges in Poland

Founcil of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has now re-assessed legislation passed in respect of Poland’s judiciary in 2017-18, including the new amendments to the laws on the National Council of the Judiciary, the Supreme Court and the Law on Ordinary Courts of April and May 2018. GRECO is concerned that Poland no longer complies with anti-corruption standards in so far as these relate to judicial independence. In its report, GRECO expresses particular criticism of the ...