President Andrzej Duda’s attack on Polish constitutional court
On 3 July, the President of Poland Andrzej Duda visited Lwówek Śląski and gave a speech in which he criticized the activity of the Constitutional Tribunal, whose ruling from 2014 recognized the conformity of a gradual increase in the retirement age with the Polish Constitution.
Supreme Court legend quits in response to President’s decision
Judge Stanisław Zabłocki, President of the Supreme Court and chairman of the Criminal Chamber, has announced his retirement in conjunction with recent modifications to the court’s rules that force heads of chambers to assign cases to appointees whose status is presently being questioned before the European Court of Justice.
Polish NGOs call on the President of Poland not to swear in new Supreme Court judges
There are times when history goves us a choice, write Polish NGOs to President Andrzej Duda
Letter from the International Commission of Jurists to President Andrzej Duda regarding the restoration of the independence of the judiciary in Poland
The International Commission of Jurists condemn the recent forced retirement of 27 out of 72 Polish Supreme Court justices, including its President Małgorzata Gersdorf,and urge you to act immediately to restore the independence of the judiciary by reinstating them in office.
Majority of Poles take EU Court of Justice side in fighting PiS attack on courts
EU Court of Justice poised to draw line in sand over judicial independence in Poland
Defiant judges under fire for not following the party line
Law and Justice’s Concentrated Power over Polish Prosecutors
CJEU Yet Again Slams Judicial “Reforms” in Judge Retirement Age Verdict