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The PM filed a petition with the Constitutional Tribunal about the superiority of Polish law over EU law

A government spokesperson declared that Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki filed a request today with the Constitutional Tribunal regarding the superiority of Polish constitutional law over EU law.

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Open Letter to the European Commission

Download PDF (English, Polish)     28 March 2021     Ursula von der Leyen President of the European Commission     Věra Jourová Vice-President of the European Commission     Didier Reynders Member of the European Commission     Dear President, Dear Vice-President, Dear Commissioner,     Further to the letter of December 2020, […]

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National Prosecutor’s Office to raid the Supreme Court

The National Prosecutor’s Office is about to ambush the old, legal Supreme Court. It has demanded that the Criminal Chamber hand over the files of 25 cases because it is conducting a political investigation of the Supreme Court. The chairman of the Criminal Chamber, Michał Laskowski, a dozen or so judges from that Chamber and even former Supreme Court President Gersdorf would be threatened with criminal charges.

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571 judges in defense of Judge Igor Tuleya

A statement in defense of judge Igor Tuleya signed by more than five hundred judges and addressed to public authorities in Poland

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Statement of Supreme Court judges of 17 March 2021

We obtained a statement of 65 active and former Supreme Court judges regarding requests to lift judicial immunity and the Disciplinary Chamber

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The ombudsman: a watchdog, not a lapdog

The battle for the new, non-partisan Ombudsman has been ongoing in Poland for a few months now.

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Is there any hope left for the conditionality Regulation?

Is the new mechanism to protect the rule of law in the EU a revolutionary weapon or paper tiger?

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The Commissioner for Human Rights wants the President of the Constitutional Tribunal to be removed from the bench. This is about her husband’s statements

The Constitutional Tribunal is about to issue a verdict that may finally remove Adam Bodnar from the post of Commissioner for Human Rights, even if he has no successor. The incumbent Commissioner considers that the President of the Constitutional Tribunal, Julia Przyłębska, is not impartial and should not rule in this case

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Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro on the CJEU ruling: it is unacceptable to us

Minister of Justice Zbigniew Ziobro declared that he does not recognise the justification of the CJEU ordering the “disregard of the order of national law”. The Court of Justice of the European Union today assessed Andrzej Duda’s disregard of the measure issued by the Supreme Administrative Court in the autumn of 2018, which prohibited the appointment of new Supreme Court judges.

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VP of Ordo Iuris will not advise the EU on LGBT. An investigation is in progress

‘Mr Zych has agreed not to participate in any work of the LGBTIQ equality strategy 2020-2025 working group in anticipation of the completion of the procedure,’ writes the European Economic and Social Committee in response to the appeal of the MEPs

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