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President of a legal Chamber of the Supreme Court refuses to adjudicate with neo-judges: ‘I’m not afraid, I’ve chosen my fate’
Piotr Prusinowski, President of the Labour and Social Security Chamber, has issued a poignant and emotional statement explaining why he will not adjudicate with neo-judges of the Supreme Court. In it, he calls on the neo-judges to come to their senses and warns against dictatorship.
The President promoted Ziobro’s people and judges from the Kasta/Antykasta group. This is what the compromise with the EU looks like
The President has given high promotions to judges associated with Minister Ziobro, members of the illegal NCJ and the partner of the head of the neo-NCJ. At the same time, independent judges are experiencing further repressions. This shows how the President and the PiS authorities will implement the compromise with the EU in practice.
Justice Defence Committee asks for opinion on latest court bill from the Venice Commission
In an open letter, thirteen civic society organisations write to the Senate requesting an urgent opinion from the Venice Commission on the latest amendment to the Act on the Supreme Court
PiS is preparing a ‘mace for the opposition’. The Act on the verification commission has been voted through
Despite losing the vote in the Sejm committee, PiS is pushing for the appointment of a verification commission regarding Russian influence. According to the opposition, this is an attempt to set up a kangaroo court before the elections.
Scandalous repression of former Supreme Court President Gersdorf. Ziobro’s man is prosecuting her for a historic Supreme Court resolution
An absurd disciplinary charge has been pressed against former Supreme Court President Małgorzata Gersdorf for the legal Supreme Court judges issuing a historic resolution. The charge was raised against her by Piotr Schab, Ziobro’s man and President Duda’s commissioner for special affairs.
Supreme Administrative Court: The Constitutional Tribunal has been infected with illegality
‘The whole of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal has lost its ability to adjudicate lawfully,’ held the Supreme Administrative Court.
‘Wyborcza’ reveals: This is how the judges were pressured in the case of the fine for neo-NCJ head, Dagmara Pawełczyk-Woicka
Zbigniew Ziobro’s schoolmate and simultaneously the head of the politicised NCJ, Dagmara Pawełczyk-Woicka, will not have to pay a fine. The decision was made in bizarre circumstances, with one of the judges reporting the suspicion of the court ruling having been illegally influenced.
13 Polish NGOs call on OSCE/ODIHR to monitor 2023 elections
It is clear to us that ODIHR should devote the maximum possible time and effort to observing the parliamentary election next year in Poland including on election day. Given that the election campaign has already begun, this overview could, as much as possible, include political processes taking place before the official start of the campaign – 13 Polish NGOs call on OSCE/ODIHR to monitor 2023 elections
Judge Tuleya files a complaint with the ECtHR for his return to the court being blocked by Ziobro’s people
Igor Tuleya, a symbol of the free courts, filed a complaint with the ECtHR because the court presidents nominated by Ziobro are not implementing the judgments ordering his return to work. Tuleya will also request a fine of PLN 15,000 and the arrest of the minister’s nominee
There is no National Recovery Plan, but PiS wants to take the monitoring committee
No representative of any non-governmental organisation supporting the authorities was chosen for the National Recovery Plan Monitoring Committee, which is supposed to supervise the spending of EU money. So the Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy decided to re-select its members from the beginning.