The Chamber of Extraordinary Control and Public Affairs of Poland's Supreme Court on Monday announced that the presidential election held in July 2020 was valid.
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.
President Andrzej Duda has appointed Kamil Zaradkiewicz acting first president of Poland's Supreme Court until the court's new head is appointed in a standard procedure, Duda's spokesperson Blazej Spychalski announced on Twitter on Thursday.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) obliged Poland on Wednesday to immediately suspend the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court that was set up by the ruling coalition to take disciplinary measures against judges.
Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki in Brussels on Wednesday met with European Commission (EC) Vice President Vera Jourova and EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders to discuss Poland's latest judiciary bill that introduces disciplinary measures on judges.
The Polish Supreme Court's Extraordinary Control and Public Affairs Chamber recognised the election results of October 13 as valid on Monday.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki in a Thursday-published interview for PAP criticised Supreme Court (SN) head Malgorzata Gersdorf's recent appeal to judges of her court's contested Disciplinary Chamber to refrain from adjudicating.
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.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on Tuesday said it is the Supreme Court which must ascertain whether the new Disciplinary Chamber is independent, in order to determine whether that chamber has jurisdiction to rule on cases where judges of the Supreme Court have been retired.
The European Commission (EC) has not made a formal decision to launch the EU law infringement procedure against Poland over the country's Supreme Court reform, EC President Jean-Claude Juncker said after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday.