The Economist: Polish judges are facing prison for defending European Union law.

The European Commission has gone to the ECJ to challenge the legality of the disciplinary chamber that punishes judges, and has asked the court to suspend it while the case is pending. A decision is expected soon. Many in Brussels understand the threat: last month Vera Jourova, the commissioner for transparency, said Poland was “carpet bombing” its judiciary rather than reforming it. But time is short.

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Link and foto:  https://www.economist.com/europe/2020/03/22/as-polands-government-punishes-judges-corruption-is-rising

 

 


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