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We haven’t changed the selection procedure for ECtHR judges, Ministry of Foreign Affairs responds to the joint proposals of the HFHR and legal professions

♦ On 21 February 2020, the Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe sent a letter inviting Poland to submit a list of three candidates for the post of judge of the European Court of Human Rights by 8 March 2021. ♦ On 21 May 2020, the Helsinki Foundation for Human […]

In search of reasonable time… of court proceedings. HFHR launches latest research findings

♦ 7 July 2020 marks the fifth anniversary of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg in Rutkowski and Others v. Poland, a case concerning the excessive length of court proceedings. ♦ In an attempt to assess the changes that have taken place in the justice system in the aftermath of […]

CJEU Advocate General: EU law prohibits discrimination within a group of disabled employees

In the opinion of the CJEU Advocate General, EU law prohibits employers from favoring one set of employees over another within a group of disabled employees. The Advocate General’s opinion was issued in a Polish case in which the Kraków Regional Court petitioned the CJEU for a preliminary ruling. The request to refer a question […]


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