The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Monday ruled that Poland’s reform of its Supreme Court was in violation of European law, which also confirmed its earlier ruling that the Polish Supreme Court’s disciplinary chamber was not independent or impartial. Commenting on the court’s ruling, Polish Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro cited allegations from French media […]
Polish conservative politicians and commentators have criticized U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski for his high-profile meeting with an association of judges calling for open defiance against the Polish government’s judicial reforms
Małgorzata Paprocka has criticized Ursula von der Leyen and the European Commission for continuing to fine Poland even though Poland has fulfilled the three demands made in a European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling
The European Court of Justice’s own narrow definition of the rule-of-law ordinance may prove to be a valuable asset in Poland and Hungary’s case against the European Commission, writes Michał Karnowski for wPolityce.pl
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki is no longer “playing nice” with the European Commission after he promised retaliation if the commission blocked or restricted access to EU funding for Poland, Kamil Kwiatek writes for wPolityce.pl
The hostile response to Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki’s speech in the European Parliament shows that the EU will not back down and will continue to try to expand the competencies of its institutions, writes Aleksandra Rybińska
Marek Markiewicz says that the European Commission’s actions against Poland over the rule of law openly flout EU treaties that do not give the EU any authority to interfere in member state judicial systems
The conflict between the European Commission and Poland over the judiciary has stopped being a legal conflict and became a political one instead, argues former MEP and professor of international law Genowefa Grabowska
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has maintained its verdict that the Polish government is to suspend its judiciary reforms. Meanwhile President Andrzej Duda signed the amendments to the judiciary reform bill on Monday evening.
Former EU commissioner Gunter Verheugen defends Poland’s case in her conflict with the European Union. “I’m not sure that the accusations against Poland are fully justified,” says Verheugen in an interview with Deutsche Welle.
In his speech in Lubań South-Western Poland, Andrzej Duda underlined the need to support local economies, small counties and the common people. The President also defended the latest judiciary reforms in Poland.
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