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04 Jun 2024

Situation in Poland

Rule of Law Lawsuit: Grand Chamber dismisses actions as inadmissable  

2024-06-04 Joint Press release - GC order - Pol...

Rule of Law Lawsuit:

The Action Brought by European Organisations of Judges against the Council of the European Union over the release of EU Recovery and Resilience Funds to Poland,

Article by Sessa / Marques / Morijn,

Journal of Constitutional History 2023, p. 103

Sessa-Marques-Morijn_GSC_45 (1).pdf

Rule of Law Lawsuit: EU General Court triggers the expedited procedure and will hear arguments on the substance of the cases

Commissioner Reynders's response to our letter, in which we endorsed a letter of Polish judicial associations, raising concerns about the operation of the NCJ and the legislation in Poland.

Lawsuit against the EU Council for its decision to unblock Recovery and Resilience funds for Poland

Joint letter of EAJ, Medel, Judges4Judges and AEAJ to the French presidency of the European Union with regard to the draft law of the Polish government in order to receive the promised Community funds.

The recent developments in Poland have required again a prompt response and clarfication. Our dear thanks go to EAJ, Judges4Judges and MEDEL for the excellent collaboration. Please find enclosed our joint statement and the Polish letter sent by 5 associations of Polish judges.

The "March of 1000 Robes" is continued with a webinar on 30 March 2022, 7pm CET. 
Please find here the program: Iustitia The March of a Thousand Gowns two year...
The meeting will be held on the Zoom platform. Please join by using the link: 
Webinar ID: 832 4819 6171
Passcode: 340172

Declaration of the General Assembly of AEAJ regarding to the judgement of the Polish Constitutional Court on 7 October 2021, K 3/21:

AEAJ declaration Poland 15th October 2021

Update on developments in Polish judiciary – 23/09/2021:

Update on developments in Polish judiciary – ...

Joint statement on recent developments in Poland, 20th July 2021:

Joint statement on recent developments in Poland

French unions of administrative judges (SJA and USMA) - statement of solidarity with our Polish colleagues of 19th July 2021:

Statement 2021 english

Statement 2021 french

15.02.2021: written comments of the amicus curiae, Polish Commissioner for Human Rights, in a pending case against Poland before the ECtHR:

written comments

update of major steps which were taken since 2015 in the so called "judicial reform process" until end of the year 2020:

update 2020

Please find here the open letters on the situation of judiciary in Poland from the European Association of Judges:

open letter

open letter January 2018

open letter March 2018

Resolution of the Assembly of Representatives of Judges of the Regional Court in Krakow of 26 February 2018

open letter of the President of the Polish Supreme Court 2018

AEAJ-Statement: situation on the independence of the judiciary in Poland June 2018

Position Paper of the Board of the ENCJ on the membership of the KRS of Poland

Position Polish Judges Association

PRESS RELEASE No 159/18 Court of Justice


Please finde here a letter from the President of Polish Judges Association "Iustitia" to Frans Timmermans with information about the current situation  of judiciary in Poland:
Here you find a report of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights on disciplinary proceedings against judges and prosecutors taken recently in Poland:
Here you find the letter of AEAJ on the recent developements in Polish judiciary (March 2019):
Here you find the press release from the General Secretariat of ACA-Europe (December 2019):
The statement from the president of EAJ (February 2020):
legal opinion of OSCE on the draft act on special rules for organization of general elections (President of Republic) in Poland:
attached the three letters which AEAJ has sent to president, vice -president of the European Commission and European Commissioner for justice (June 2020):
here you can find the letter wich AEAJ has sent to the Public Prosecutor General of the Republic of Poland:
here you can find the statement of the International Association of Justice about an application to remove the protection of judicial immunity of Judge Igor Tuleya:
joint open letter to European Commission – disciplinary chamber of Polish Supreme Court 30th september 2020:
Article on disciplinary proceedings and rule of law in Poland, by Katarzyna Gajda-Roszczynialska and Krystian Markiewicz, October 2020:
statement AEAJ Poland  13 October 2020- disciplinary chamber  - decision on judge Beata Morawiec:
EAJ statement Beata Morawiec 12 October 2020:
MEDEL statement Beata Morawiec 13 October 2020: