Devastation of Poland’s Supreme Court and judicial independence: the situation now, analysis of the Stefan Batory Foundation and IdeaForum

Since 2 July, the government has not taken any actions to modify the law on the Supreme Court in line with the Commission’s request. On the contrary: the devastation of the Supreme Court has begun and will accelerate.

  • Judge are being removed from their posts
  • New laws has been adopted in express mode to pack the Supreme Court and replace its

    first chief justice as soon as possible, with very limited (if any) assessment of a given judge’s stature

Full text of the analysis below.