Tag: Venice Commission
Venice Commission opinion on the “muzzle law”
“The amendments of December 2019 diminish judicial independence and put Polish judges into the impossible situation of having to face disciplinary proceedings for decisions required by the ECHR, the law of the European Union, and other international instruments.”
Incredible official position of the Ministry of Justice regarding the opinion of the Venice Commission
We publish the translation of the opinion published on the Ministry of Justice website for consideration of Rule of Law in Poland readers. This is of course not endorsement.
The rule of law in Poland Actions by EU institutions and unaddressed recommendations of the European Commission
Provisions subordinating the judiciary to the executive (including disciplinary proceedings against judges), which are completely incompatible with European standards, are still in place.
An appeal to the presidential candidates for changes in Polish law allowing to combat homophobic hate crimes
The Chamber of Extraordinary Verification repeals the resolution of the National Council of the Judiciary, citing EU law
The suspended Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court is to decide on the immunity of judges on 9 June. The Commissioner for Human Rights writes to the First President of the Supreme Court and to the Prime Minister
Former CT judge Prof. Wyrzykowski: The presidential elections in Poland will be held under the pretence of legality
“Boorish rabble!”: Kaczyński insulted the opposition parties in the Sejm