Czechs Never Valued EU Membership, Slovaks Learned to Respect It
13th January 2021
17th February 2020
Czech courts are regulated in way that guarantees independence of the Czech judiciary while plans for the new Polish regime will put such guarantees at risk.
Reading the judiciary crisis through the lens of the Polish government, one may wonder why Brussels has decided to interfere with the functioning of the Polish judicial system. Although member states are primarily concerned with how they organise their courts and the judiciary, the European Union (EU) acts as a guardian over the functioning of the rule of law.