Threats to Judicial Independence Undermine Polish Democracy

Poland's Constitutional Tribunal. © Lukas Plewnia
Brittany Benowitz, chief counsel to the American Bar Association's Center for Human Rights, recently wrote an opinion piece criticizing Poland's so-called "Holocaust Law" and pointing out that the law "is symptomatic of a larger problem, namely politicization of the judiciary."

Read more about Ms. Benowitz' argument that the international community must stand "up for an independent judiciary [in Poland] as indispensable to democratic values."

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