Manowska wants legal judges of the Supreme Court to be prosecuted. Repression for applying EU law

Acting First President of the Supreme Court Małgorzata Manowska has requested the opening of proceedings against three legal judges of the Supreme Court for wanting to assess the legality of neo-judges while implementing the judgments of the ECtHR, the CJEU and the Supreme Court. Professor Wróbel and Judge Matras, who is defending suspended judges, could face charges.

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94 Supreme Court judges appeal to the Sejm: Restore the legal NCJ and full rule of law

The legal judges of the Supreme Court, including the former presidents, are appealing to the Sejm to fully implement the judgments of the ECtHR and the CJEU and to liquidate the main source of problems with the rule of law, namely the neo-NCJ.

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Ziobro’s people go after the judge protecting her child, while Żurek is facing his 20th disciplinary action

Three new disciplinary cases have been initiated against Judge Żurek. A judge who refused to disclose her child’s illness is also being prosecuted, while another has been transferred on disciplinary charges for applying EU law

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Despite the war, PiS is on a collision course with the EU and wants to elect a neo-NCJ mk II. People associated with Ziobro will end up there.

The Law and Justice party (PiS) is continuing to breach the rule of law and exacerbate the conflict with the EU. The ruling party has already agreed on a list of 15 candidates for the neo-NCJ II, which gives nominations to judges. It will be even worse than the current one, because the list contains “hawks” headed by Łukasz Piebiak. 

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Statement by retired judges of the Constitutional Tribunal on the Constitutional Tribunal judgment in case K 7/21

Retired judges of the Constitutional Tribunal state that the judgment in question is another scandalous example of jurisprudence violating the Constitution. Challenging Article 6 of the ECHR for the second time in a short period of time (previously in the judgment of 24.11.2021, K 6/21) is a drastic jurisprudential excess.

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10 March 2022


Ominous coincidence of dates

The selectivity in complying with ECtHR judgments was dressed up to appear as the checking of the constitutionality of the provisions of an international convention.  This is why the operative part of the judgment of the Constitutional Tribunal states that Article 6 of the ECHR is unconstitutional, which in itself is outrageous. 

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PiS wants to fight Putin, but save its own Putinism

PiS claims there are fewer attacks on the EU and Brussels, but this is only ostensible peace. The propaganda of the authorities targeted at the EU is sending the message: since there is a war, let us rule without restrictions.

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A Kraków judge’s order in which he asks about neo-judges has been removed from the case files. It was replaced with a photocopy without this question.

by Jarosław Sidorowicz   An order in which Kraków-based Judge Waldemar Żurek asks his superiors whether they had taken steps to ensure that neo-judges did not issue rulings that could result in damages in the future was removed from his case files. Instead, a photocopy of the same document was inserted, but without that question. […]

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Ziobro is going for the Supreme Court. He wants to liquidate it and appoint a shell Supreme Court with neo-judges

Minister of Justice Zbigniew Ziobro wants to remove the legal judges from the Supreme Court. The current Supreme Court is to be liquidated under the guise of implementing a CJEU ruling, to be replaced by a small Supreme Court with only 30 vetted judges. This radical plan is in conflict with Duda’s and PiS’s bills.

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A war is being waged in the Kraków court. The judges are to examine their own independence

The Kraków judges have an uphill struggle. A special department has been formed. According to the president of the Regional Court – not against them. They, however, are of a different opinion.

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