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Commissioner for Human Rights Concerned by 55 disciplinary actions against judge K. Markiewicz & suspension of district judge Juszczyszyn.

https://twitter.com/CommissionerHR/status/1202277638359920640 https://rm.coe.int/report-on-the-visit-to-poland-from-11-to-15-march-2019-by-dunja-mijato/168094d848 48. The Commissioner was alsoconcerned by the numerous reports she received of disciplinary proceedings being instituted against judges and prosecutors formatters such as: speaking out in public on the topic of the government’s reform of the justice system; requesting preliminary rulings by the Court of Justice of the European Unio...

The position of the National Board of Polish Judges Association "Iustitia" on the statement of the Disciplinary Spokesman of the Judges of Common Courts

On November 8, 2019, Przemysław Radzik - Deputy Disciplinary Spokesman of the Judges of the Common Courts brought disciplinary charges against the judges: Krystian Markiewicz, Monika Ciemięga, Monika Frąckowiak, Katarzyna Kałwak and Bartłomiej Starosta in connection with the alleged misconduct of the dignity of the judicial office according to the Spokesman in a way of ignoring the statutory obligation of these judges to attend the summons and testify as witnesses and other disciplinary tor...

Statement of the Disciplinary Officer for the Judges of Common Courts

In reference to the statement of October 25, 2019, I would like to inform, that based on the findings of explanatory actions resulting from justified suspicion of disciplinary offenses committed by several judges, including the conscious ignoring the statutory obligation to appear on summons and to testify as witnesses as well as other disciplinary torts, the Deputy Disciplinary Officer for the Judges of Common Courts, judge Przemysław W. Radzik, by decisions of November 8, 2019, initiated disc...

Does the Minister of Justice - Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro intend to prosecute the Supreme Court judges for adopting a legal interpretation in their judgment?

"Prosecutor Krzysztof Parchimowicz is summoned by investigators from Bialystok, first they wanted him to give testimonies, in which he would provide the evidence of guilt for himself, now he is summoned again to give testimony, which can be used for an unprecedented accusation of the judges of the Supreme Court for the verdicts they had given." "In this case Parchimowicz has already testified before the Parliamentary VAT Investigation Commission, he admitted that he was recommend...

Does the Minister of Justice - Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro intend to prosecute the Supreme Court judges for adopting a legal interpretation in their judgment?

29/07/2019 "Prosecutor Krzysztof Parchimowicz is summoned by investigators from Bialystok, first they wanted him to give testimonies, in which he would provide the evidence of guilt for himself, now he is summoned again to give testimony, which can be used for an unprecedented accusation of the judges of the Supreme Court for the verdicts they had given." "In this case Parchimowicz has already testified before the Parliamentary VAT Investigation Commission, he admitted that he w...

The time of trial - report of Helsinki Fundation For Human Rights

THE TIME OF TRIAL. How do changes in justice system affect Polish judges? After almost four years of continuous changes in the justice system, the guarantees of judicial independence and the proper operation of the courts have been seriously compromised. Nearly 20 amendments to key pieces of justice legislation have extended the possibility of politically influencing the work of courts.In 2018, daily newspaper Rzeczpospolita and IUSTITIA Judges’ Association published the results of two indepe...