Tag: Supreme Court
PiS handles the media. How the neo-judges are helping the authorities win litigation
Examples of specific proceedings and decisions show what Zbigniew Ziobro and Jarosław Kaczyński stand to gain from staffing the courts with ‘their own people’.
Illegal National Council for Judiciary closes off the takeover of the Supreme Court. Landing of neo-judges in the Civil Chamber
The neo-NCJ has started to choose more neo-judges for the Supreme Court. It could nominate as many as 12. The candidates are judges who were already promoted under the current government as well as an assistant to Elzbieta Karska, the wife of PiS MEP Karol Karski. Voting will be held on 18 May.
Can the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court expect chaos? Much depends on the new president
Will the new president, Zbigniew Kapiński, be up to managing an important chamber of the Supreme Court? Will he behave like a truly independent judge and protect it from political upheaval and pressure?
The illegal NCJ is setting up the Supreme Court. There will be even more neo-judges in the legal Labour Chamber
The neo-National Council is not slowing down in staffing the Supreme Court with defective neo-judges. It may now appoint Sakiewicz, a lawyer of the media, or an adviser to a PiS voivod, to the most important court in Poland. There are also plans of a landing of neo-judges in the legal Civil Chamber
Constitutional Tribunal brings PiS relief. It wants to block Mariusz Kamiński’s trial for the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau’s operation in the land scandal
After six years, Julia Przyłębska’s Constitutional Tribunal has set a date in April for examining the alleged competence dispute between the Supreme Court and the President over pardons. There can only be one objective – to block the Supreme Court in examining the case of the deputy head of PiS, Mariusz Kamiński
‘They’re finishing off the Supreme Court’. Judge Rączka talks about attempted bullying and harassment in the most important court
‘It’s beneath me to comment on Ziobro’s words that “officials from Brussels want to incapacitate Poland”,’ says Supreme Court Judge Krzysztof Rączka.
Manowska of the Supreme Court is now blocking the execution of the 3rd CJEU ruling. This is how the authority’s nominees are implementing the compromise with the EU
Małgorzata Manowska, acting as the First President of the Supreme Court, does not want to hand over the files of an important case regarding the status of the neo-judges of the Supreme Court to the legal judges of the Supreme Court. This is the third case blocked by Manowska in which the CJEU has issued a ruling
Justice Committee recommends the rejection of the Senate’s amendments. Ziobro’s people vote with PiS
The committee rejected all of the Senate’s amendments. As usual, Szymon Szynkowski vel Sęk made the assurance that nothing could be changed in the bill, because everything ‘has been accepted by the European Commission’.
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.
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’