The president has said that, in his opinion, Poland has not been violating the rule of law, and that this is the case with European institutions which have been attacking the democratically-elected Polish government.
Eight judges from Poland's Supreme Court walked out of a meeting of the court's board on Thursday to protest against the continued operation of a Disciplinary Chamber in violation of a ruling the EU’s top court.
The Hungarian government has said it will back Poland in its dispute with the EU following the European Commission's decision to ask the EU's top court to fine Poland for its failure to comply with a court ruling demanding the suspension of a disciplinary chamber for judges at the Polish Supreme Court.
Zbigniew Ziobro, the Polish justice minister, said on Tuesday that the European Commission's motion for penalties against Poland over its judicial disciplinary system should be regarded "in the categories of certain aggression."
The European Commission has asked the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to fine Poland for failing to comply with the court's July 15 ruling calling for the suspension a disciplinary chamber for judges at the Polish Supreme Court.
The European Commission has confirmed it has received a letter from Poland about the country's Disciplinary Chamber for judges, which has been at the centre of a dispute between Warsaw and Brussels.
Poland has told the European Commission that it will shut down the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court that has been at the centre of a dispute between Warsaw and Brussels.
A group of 92 active and retired Polish Supreme Court judges appealed on Wednesday for the immediate execution of two Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rulings on the Supreme Court's disciplinary chamber.
The first president of Poland's Supreme Court has said the controversial Disciplinary Chamber and National Council of the Judiciary (KRS) should be reformed to take into consideration objections by the European Commission.
The government will make changes to a disciplinary body attached to Poland’s Supreme Court that is at the centre of a legal dispute with the EU, a leading Polish official has said.