Thirty judges of Poland's Supreme Court have declared that they will not work with new judges appointed to the court through a procedure involving the current National Council of the Judiciary (KRS).
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) does not have the power to question the legitimacy of local judges, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal has ruled.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg ruled on Thursday that Poland had breached Article 6, paragraph 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which guarantees the right to a fair trial.
A judicial disciplinary chamber at the centre of a dispute between the EU and the Polish government suspended a Warsaw judge on Wednesday.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Poland must act quickly to solve problems surrounding its National Council of the Judiciary (KRS).
Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal has ruled that several articles of the EU Treaties do not comply with the Polish Constitution, calling into question the primacy of European Union law over national legislation.
The Constitutional Tribunal adjourned in a case concerning the primacy of Poland's constitution over EU law after hearing sides to the dispute on Tuesday.
The offices of Poland's Supreme Auditing Board (NIK), Supreme Court and National Council of the Judiciary (KRS) had to be evacuated on Tuesday morning after bomb alarms in all three buildings.
The Polish prime minister will submit a request to the country’s Constitutional Tribunal for it to issue an opinion on a ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union that said the process of appointing judges in Poland may break EU law.
The Polish justice minister and the Constitutional Tribunal president have scorned the latest verdict of the EU's Court of Justice that Poland's reformed judicial council lacks effective control over its decisions.