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."
The head of Poland's Supreme Court has rejected criticism of the Polish government's judicial overhaul contained in a European Commission report, claiming it is inaccurate.
The Prosecutor General has asked Poland's top court to check whether legal provisions under which the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) imposed penalties on Poland are compatible with the Polish Constitution.
The Public Prosecutor General, Zbigniew Ziobro, has brought an extraordinary appeal before the Supreme Court, requesting a lower court's decision prohibiting the registration of an Independence Day as a cyclical assembly to be revoked.
Poland will scrap in its current form a disciplinary panel for judges that lies at the centre of a dispute between Brussels and Warsaw, Poland’s minister for European affairs said on Thursday.
The deputy speaker of the Polish parliament has said there is no need to panic after the European Court of Justice (CJEU) imposed EUR 1 million daily fine on Poland for not suspending the Disciplinary Chamber of the country's Supreme Court.
The EU's top court has imposed a EUR 1 million daily fine on Poland for its failure to comply with the court's ruling to suspend a contested disciplinary panel for judges at the Supreme Court.
Donald Tusk, leader of Poland's main opposition party Civic Platform, has said he talked to EU leaders and was sure that "no-one was planning to punish Poles" for the conflict between the country's conservative ruling party and Brussels.
Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission (EC) president, has said that Poland must restore the independence of its justice system, scrap a disciplinary regime for judges and reinstate suspended judges.