Maciej Komornik

Polish and European patent attorney and a doctoral student at the Institute for German and Rhenish History of Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Bonn.


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Separation of powers undermined

The judicial reforms in Poland and the ruling of the ECJ

On 19 October, the European Court of Justice issued an injunction on Polish laws that the European Commission claims undermine the separation of powers in the country. On the political substance of a highly complex, legalistic assault on democratic institutions and the question of how far the ECJ ruling is likely to put a halt to a process well underway.

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