Poland: The Judges Who Defend the Rule of Law

This briefing provides an update on the state of judicial independence in Poland. It summarizes the developments in the proceedings against Poland that are currently pending at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), particularly those in relation to the Supreme Court and the National Council of the Judiciary since November 2018. It also provides information on proliferation of cases of disciplinary proceedings against judges and prosecutors who publicly criticise the aberrations from the rule of law in Poland

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