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# rule-of-law - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law

Feb 16th 2022, 9:49 AM 11,313 Views 20 Comments

The governments of Hungary and Poland had argued that such action lacked a proper legal basis.

# rule-of-law - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

European Union takes Poland to court amid fears for bloc’s legal order
# Rule Of Law
# Rule Of Law

European Union takes Poland to court amid fears for bloc’s legal order

Dec 22nd 2021, 2:01 PM 19,015 Views 65 Comments

Poland’s constitutional court has ruled that Polish laws have supremacy over EU laws.

# rule-of-law - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Ireland's former chief justice blasts UK plans to override British and European court judgments
# Rule Of Law
# Rule Of Law

Ireland's former chief justice blasts UK plans to override British and European court judgments

Nov 23rd 2021, 10:45 PM 25,374 Views 12 Comments

Frank Clarke said the UK Government’s proposals represented a ‘serious attack’ on the rule of law.

# rule-of-law - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Polish Prime Minister accuses the EU of ‘blackmail’ during clash over rule of law
# Polexit
# Polexit

Polish Prime Minister accuses the EU of ‘blackmail’ during clash over rule of law

Oct 19th 2021, 12:12 PM 16,515 Views 29 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen warned that the European Commission “will act” to protect Polish citizens’ democratic institutions.

# rule-of-law - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution
# Rule Of Law
# Rule Of Law

Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution

Oct 7th 2021, 10:34 PM 33,669 Views 46 Comments

This is the latest in the row between the EU and Poland over rule of law and democracy.

# rule-of-law - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
# Andrzej Duda
# Andrzej Duda

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Aug 6th 2020, 6:10 PM 19,394 Views 55 Comments

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

# rule-of-law - Friday 24 January, 2020

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'
# Eu Crisis
# Eu Crisis

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'

Jan 24th 2020, 10:24 AM 60,520 Views 79 Comments

The Polish government has pushed through legislation to make it easier to fire judges.

# rule-of-law - Thursday 29 March, 2018

After criticism of Poland in Irish court, Europe goes on attack over country's 'serious violations'
# Rule Of Law
# Rule Of Law

After criticism of Poland in Irish court, Europe goes on attack over country's 'serious violations'

Mar 29th 2018, 3:21 PM 34,111 Views 0 Comments

The Council of Europe has said that new laws passed in Poland seriously violated anti-corruption standards.