President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday officially appointed Malgorzata Manowska as the first president of Poland's Supreme Court (SN) and Michal Laskowski as the president of the SN leading its Penal Chamber.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday swore-in Bartłomiej Sochański as a Constitutional Tribunal judge, after the Sejm, the lower house of parliament, nominated him for the post on Monday, the Tribunal said in a news release.
Bartlomiej Sochanski was elected by the Sejm, lower house, as a new judge to Poland's Constitutional Tribunal (TK), in a Monday vote of 234 for, 223 against and two abstentions.
The EU Court of Justice (CJEU) has ruled that the requests by two Polish courts for a preliminary ruling concerning Polish measures from 2017 establishing a disciplinary procedure regime for judges are inadmissible, CJEU said in a Thursday press release.
Judges and lawyers from Poland and 22 European countries have taken to the streets of Warsaw to take part in a demonstration dubbed the 'March of a Thousand Robes' to protest against amendments to the country's judicial laws.
The Venice Commission is expected to issue next week an urgent opinion on the amendment of Polish courts laws, PAP has been told by sources at the Council of Europe advising body.
A district court in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Thursday refused Poland's plea for the extradition of Stefan Michnik, a former Stalinist-era judge in Poland and today a Swedish citizen.
A part of the judicial community is disappointed with the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) recent ruling as they try to persuade the public that the CJEU has challenged the legality of the National Council of the Judiciary of Poland (KRS), PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in an interview with PAP.
Tuesday's ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on Poland's reform of the retirement age of judges and public prosecutors concerns a historical state of affairs, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki has said in a conversation with PAP.
The white paper prepared by the Polish government to explain its judicial reforms is "methodologically inconsistent" and contains information that is "distorted or even untrue", according to the First President of the Supreme Court (SN), Malgorzata Gersdorf.