The Time of Trial. How do changes in justice system affect Polish judges? Report of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights
Changes in justice system introduced over the last four years are used, to a large extent, to increase pressure on judges, the HFHR’s study “The Time of Trial. How do changes in justice system affect Polish judges?” shows.
The study identified five main forms of the pressure currently being exerted on judges: attempts to influence the judicial decision making process, disciplinary proceedings, the impact of ongoing conflicts in the court, attacks by the media and violations of judges’ right to privacy.
Text of the report below.