Poland

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Overview

The government undertook significant legal reforms, in particular concerning the Constitutional Tribunal. There were 214 legislative amendments and laws enacted since the Law and Justice party came to power in October 2015. The speed of the legal reforms and the lack of adequate consultation with civil society were widely criticized.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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