Why do politicians need to take over the Supreme Court? Judge Wróbel explains
“It is not necessary to change the laws in order for politicians to gain full control over the Supreme Court. It is sufficient that some of the judges who have been duly appointed be removed from adjudication by the Disciplinary Chamber at the request of the prosecution, which is subordinate to the politicians.”
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.
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, […]
Solidarity counts the most. Human rights after Adam Bodnar
Poland of 2020 openly undermined the present concept of human rights protection on an unprecedented scale. The same year saw an awakening of social awareness and mass mobilization in defense of human rights. What will come next?
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.
Prosecutor’s office takes over Supreme Court files. The start of an ‘offensive against the judges’?
National Prosecutor Bogdan Święczkowski has demanded that the Supreme Court hand over the files of cases heard by the Criminal Chamber. They are needed by the prosecutors from the internal affairs department of the National Prosecutor’s Office. This is a special unit that was supposed to combat pathologies in the judiciary, and has recently been involved in prosecuting judges
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
The public prosecutor’s office is taking on the Supreme Court. It wants the immunity of three judges to be lifted
The National Prosecutor’s Office has requested that three ‘old’ judges of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court be stripped of their immunity. They are to answer for the negligence of Supreme Court employees.
The National Prosecutor’s Office strikes at the old legal Supreme Court with criminal charges. Professor Włodzimierz Wróbel is being prosecuted
The National Prosecutor’s Office has unexpectedly asked the illegal Disciplinary Chamber to lift the immunity of three judges of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court. The list includes Professor Włodzimierz Wróbel, a fierce critic of the ‘good change’ in the courts and Małgorzata Manowska’s counter-candidate for the office of president of the Supreme Court. The prosecutor’s office wants to charge them for the mistakes of the employees of the Supreme Court.
Judge Piotr Gąciarek was suspended by Ziobro’s nominee for implementing EU law
Journalists at the border. The statement of Polish media
Ziobro breached the CJEU judgment and suspended Judge Synakiewicz for applying EU law
More than 800 journalists in defence of TVN: “The ruling party is raising its hand against media independence”
Devastating audit findings in the Justice Fund. The findings of the Supreme Audit Office