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
Electoral Code. PiS’s amendments strike at the secrecy of elections; some will obstruct their organization [INTERVIEW]
It is already too late to amend the electoral code. While some of the changes are dangerous and harmful – one by one, Adam Gendźwiłł, an expert on electoral systems and local government politics, presents the damage that PiS’s bill brings
‘This is intimidation of the opposition.’ Scheuring-Wielgus MP is being prosecuted by Judge Piebiak
‘We have entered a very bloody year, a campaign year, there will be no holds barred,’ Joanna Scheuring-Wielgus says. This time, Ziobro’s former ‘chief of staff’ wants to deprive her of her immunity. She called Łukasz Piebiak the ‘head of a set-up’ who was looking for dirt on judges and prosecutors
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.
The National Association of Administrative Judges official position regarding the bill amending the Act on the Supreme Court and Other Acts
“We negatively assess the member’s bill on the amendments to the Act on the Supreme Court (Sejm form 2870), which is intended to implement the “milestones” required for releasing the funds for the National Recovery Plan” – position of administrative courts judges on the proposed changes to judiciary.
PiS is changing the Act on courts for billions for the National Recovery Plan. But it could breach the Constitution and incite chaos
PiS is making concessions to the EC. It will pass the disciplining of judges over to the Supreme Administrative Court and restrict the Muzzle Act. But this is another ostentatious change, because it leaves the illegal National Council for Judiciary and the neo-judges who are the source of the problems with the rule of law. The administrative judges are protesting against the changes.
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.
PiS Threatens to Take Over Courts, Liquidate Supreme Court, and Challenge CJEU
Kaczyński announces the takeover of the courts after the elections. He threatens: ‘No one will stop us’
Prosecution of Bydgoszcz judges by Radzik. The president will not intervene. ‘Premature and unauthorised’
Extraordinary meeting of the new National Council for Judiciary. ‘A tribute of surrender’.
PiS spy law has been passed. ‘An open door for striking at journalists and not only’