Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Andrzej Duda

  • The Declining State of the Judiciary in Poland

    —Piotr Mikuli, Professor and Head of Chair in Comparative Constitutional Law, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland For several months now, the Polish government has been deliberating on the Article 7 TEU sanction procedure with the EU, but the ruling party does not seem to be tackling the problem seriously, playing a tricky game with the EU commission instead, probably in hopes of tiring it out.

  • The Holocaust Law Triggers Unanticipated Consequences

    –Wojciech Sadurski, Challis Professor of Jurisprudence, The University of Sydney; Professor, Center for European Studies at the University of Warsaw; Visiting Professor, Yale Law School. With one stroke of a pen, the Polish President Andrzej Duda in the beginning of February focused the attention of the world on three phenomena, highly embarrassing to the current Polish elite, that they would like to keep hidden from scrutiny: Polish anti-Semitism, breaches of freedom of speech, and the dismantling of Polish Constitutional Tribunal.