Tag: Disciplinary Chamber
How independent judges are harassed in PiS’s and Ziobro’s Poland [Osiatyński’s Archive’s analysis]
The system of repression of judges defending the rule of law has been changing over the years. What measures are used today to intimidate defenders of the rule of law? Osiatyński Archive’s special analysis
Judge Juszczyszyn is being prosecuted again for applying EU law. This is how Ziobro’s people are ‘supporting’ the compromise
Judge Juszczyszyn from Olsztyn, who returned to work just six months ago, did not have peace of mind for very long. Ziobro’s nominees are after him again because Juszczyszyn is still enforcing ECtHR and CJEU judgments. He is facing as many as three new disciplinary actions!
Illegally suspended Judge Gąciarek may return to adjudication. The new chamber of the Supreme Court will decide
Judge Piotr Gąciarek’s suspension may be lifted in a few days and he may return to work in the capital’s court. This may be the decision of the new Supreme Court chamber. If Gąciarek returns to adjudication, only Judge Maciej Ferek from Krakow will still be suspended.
President of a legal Chamber of the Supreme Court refuses to adjudicate with neo-judges: ‘I’m not afraid, I’ve chosen my fate’
Piotr Prusinowski, President of the Labour and Social Security Chamber, has issued a poignant and emotional statement explaining why he will not adjudicate with neo-judges of the Supreme Court. In it, he calls on the neo-judges to come to their senses and warns against dictatorship.
Judge Tuleya files a complaint with the ECtHR for his return to the court being blocked by Ziobro’s people
Igor Tuleya, a symbol of the free courts, filed a complaint with the ECtHR because the court presidents nominated by Ziobro are not implementing the judgments ordering his return to work. Tuleya will also request a fine of PLN 15,000 and the arrest of the minister’s nominee
New Supreme Court chamber strikes at Zbigniew Ziobro: the minister cannot suspend judges for judgments passed
The temporary Chamber of Professional Liability assessed the decision of the Minister of Justice to suspend an independent judge for the first time. And held that Zbigniew Ziobro had groundlessly suspended Judge Marzanna Piekarska-Drążek for applying CJEU and ECtHR rulings
If Brussels buys Duda’s offer, it will turn judges into fools and condemn Poland to a drift towards dictatorship
The European Commission is to decide whether to unfreeze billions for Poland from the EU’s Reconstruction Fund. It should not ‘buy’ President Duda’s or the Law and Justice party’s (PiS’s) offer. It needs to demand the full restoration of the rule of law. Otherwise, it will condemn the courts to ultimate destruction, reward ‘sly judges’ and antagonise the judicial community.
PiS wants to leave the illegal Disciplinary Chamber intact. It has submitted a bill countering President Duda
A group of PiS MPs have submitted a bill to the Sejm which they claim will implement the CJEU ruling and unlock billions of euros for Poland. However, PiS does not want to liquidate the Disciplinary Chamber, but only take away its disciplinary cases regarding judges. PiS’s bill strikes at Duda’s initiative.
Liquidation of the Disciplinary Chamber. Duda’s and Manowska’s bill contains traps
The Disciplinary Commissioner will be able to prosecute a judge who interprets that the Catholic Church is liable for the crime of paedophilia of its subordinates. And this is just one of the possible dangers contained in the presidential bill.
Mission Possible, or in other words how to restore the rule of law
Our proposal justly differentiates the situations of judges who knowingly chose promotion, while other boycotted defective recruitments – argue lawyers from the Free Courts initiative Michał Wawrykiewicz, Paulina Kieszkowska-Knapik, Sylwia Gregorczyk-Abram, Maria Ejchart-Dubois
Bodnar: ‘I will hold Ziobro’s people accountable. I will change the courts, I will give the prosecutors independence’
The courts are increasingly frequently awarding compensation to activists for mass breaches of their rights by the police
Bodnar: Accountability, liquidation of the neo-NCJ and review of neo-judges. The courts must be for the people
Designation of ad hoc judge by the ECtHR in Wałęsa v. Poland
The government approved a Polish candidate to the office of judge of the CJEU