Materials in English

Statement of the Judges of the Supreme Court (3 March 2022)

Warsaw, 3 March 2022 Statement of the Judges of the Supreme Court Further to the draft amendments to the Act on the Supreme Court and certain Other Acts of 8 [...]

The retired judges of the Constitutional Tribunal on the judgment of 10 March: another scandalous example of judgments breaching the Constitution

Sędziowie Trybunału Konstytucyjnego w stanie spoczynku o wyroku z 10 marca 2022 [...]

Suspension of another Polish judge, Anna Głowacka of the Kraków Regional Court

Newsletter ▶️ on 25 Feb 2022, another Polish judge, Anna Głowacka of the Kraków Regional Court, was suspended from her judicial duties for 30 days for [...]

How the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Poland became a tool to safeguard the interests of the ruling party in a mafia state

Open Dialogue Foundation's biggest, most comprehensive report yet: how the Public Prosecutor's Office in 🇵🇱 became a tool to safeguard the [...]

IN-DEPTH REPORT: Challenging the principles of primacy and direct applicability of EU law by the Polish authorities, 6 months after the CJEU’s rulings of July 2021

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The independence of the judiciary in Poland has been systematically dismantled over the last six years. Previously independent bodies, such [...]

Open letter of Judges, members of the National Council of the Judiciary of all terms of office from 1990 to 2018

Open letter (of 18 January 2022) We, judges, members of the National Council of the Judiciary of all terms of office from 1990 to 2018, including members of [...]

Position of the Board of the Association of Judges “Themis” of 4 January 2022 on media information about the “Pegasus” system

Further to the media reports on the illegal purchase of the “Pegasus”surveillance system, with funding from the Victim Aid and Post-Penitentiary Assistance [...]

In-depth report: ‘Internal Affairs Department of the State Prosecution Service as a politicized tool of oppression of Polish judges and prosecutors’ prepared by Dariusz Mazur, press officer of the association of judges ‘Themis’ updated as at 6 December 2021

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The independence of the judiciary in Poland has been systematically dismantled over the last six years, during which the ruling camp has set [...]