Law and Justice (PiS), the dominant party in Poland’s ruling coalition, has filed a bill on reducing the size of a full composition of the constitutional tribunal from 11 to nine judges.
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A Warsaw judge fiercely critical of the government's overhaul of the judiciary has been denied the right to return to work, despite a Warsaw court earlier issuing a ruling ordering that he be reinstated to his post.
The Left has put forward a bill which seeks to close down altogether a disciplinary panel for judges that has recently been reformed to meet EU standards.
The deputy head of Solidary Poland, one of the junior parties in the governing coalition, has described a presidential bill liquidating the Disciplinary Chamber of Poland’s Supreme Court (SN) as "unacceptable".
A judicial disciplinary chamber at the centre of a dispute between the EU and the Polish government suspended a Warsaw judge on Wednesday.
A Polish Supreme Court judge has quit, saying the court is "violating Polish law and the constitution" and that it is "yielding to unlawful pressure from external entities."
Zbigniew Ziobro, the Polish justice minister, has accused Vera Jourova, the deputy head of the European Commission, of inciting anarchy in the ranks of the Polish judiciary.
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) on Tuesday ruled that Poland's system of seconding judges to higher criminal courts was incompatible with EU law.