Close to the point of no return – current situation of Polish judiciary

„A draft comprehensive bill amending the Act on the Organization of Ordinary Courts, the Act on the Supreme Court and the Act on the National Council of the Judiciary was submitted on 12 December 2019, and then voted on by the parliamentary majority in the lower house of the Polish parliament (Sejm) on 20 December 2019. It gained the well-deserved nickname of ‘muzzle law’, as it seems to be the greatest ‘achievement’ of the executive and the parliamentary majority on the path leading to the political subordination of the judiciary….

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