2nd European Commission recommendation on the rule of law in Poland
On 21 December 2016, the European Commission decided to issue a second Rule of Law Recommendation. The Commission consideres that whereas some of the issues raised in its last Recommendation of 27 July 2016 have been addressed, important issues remain unresolved, and new concerns have arisen in the meantime
The constitutional crisis in Poland 2015-2016 – report by Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights
Details of the course of events and the stages of the Constitutional Tribunal capture crisis, supported by contemporaneous press releases, opinions, expert analyses, quoted statements of politicians. Report also includes reactions of Polish and supranational bodies and institutions. In conclusion, the crisis is assessed as violating the principles of the separation of powers and the rule of law.
1st European Commission recommendation on the rule of law in Poland
On 27 July 2016 European Commission adopted a Rule of Law Recommendation on the situation in Poland, setting out the Commission’s concerns and recommending how these can be addressed. The Commission believes that there is a systemic threat to the rule of law in Poland
Who is going to be the new Commissioner for Human Rights in Poland?
Disciplinary commissioner attacks a group of 14 judges organizing help for harassed judges
Mass objection of judges: several hundred reported themselves to the disciplinary commissioners
The Chamber of Labour in the Supreme Court asks the CJEU about the status of the ‘new’ judges and about the ‘muzzle’ law
The United Right’s plan: Take over the media, courts, schools and colleges. Goal: total power