The Minister of Justice, Zbigniew Ziobro, exercising his extraordinary powers given to him by virtue of Art. 17 (1) of the Act of 12 July 2017 on amending the Act on the Organisation of Ordinary Courts, dismissed 131 court presidents and vice presidents before the end of their term of office set in the statute. ..
The most frequent and the most typical practices of court management which may easily lead to violation of independence have provided the basis for compiling, by contrast, “A Collection of Good Management Practices” . The last four items represent the most blatant examples of interfering with independence. The collection is a result of the work ..
MEDEL has approved in its Council of Administration held in Berlin last 17th of March a declaration on the decision of the Irish High Court about the Judiciary in Poland. Download the declaration here: MEDEL_declaration Ire..
“This response to the White Paper compendium presented by the Government of the Republic of Poland to the European Commission was prepared by the Polish Judges Association “Iustitia” in order to present a realistic picture of the reforms of the Polish justice system, which have been introduced in Poland over the period of more than ..
Association of Judges of Ireland issued the following statement (15.03.2018..
The Polish government has attacked the High Court decision to delay the extradition of a man over concerns about the rule of law and judicial independence in Poland. Deputy Justice Minister Marcin Warchol said that, by not handing over 31 year-old Artur Celmer on suspected drug trafficking charges, Ireland was “delaying the punishment of a ..
Association of Polish Judges “Iustitia” presents amended Draft Act on the National Council of the Judiciary, presented to Polish Parliament on 28 March 2017. This proposal – unfortunately rejected by the parliament, was widely consulted with the judiciary and included all the recommendations of CCJE and EU regarding organization and status of National Judiciary Councils. ..
“If the [ECJ] stops recognising Polish courts as courts within the meaning of EU law, this could then leave the European commission no choice but to suspend EU funding to Poland. The impact on commercial arbitration involving Polish companies may also in time be too significant to be comfortably ignored by Polish authorities.” https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/13/ireland-refuses-artur-celmer-extradition-poland-justice-reforms-ecj?CMP=shar..