Poland’s President Vetoes 2 Proposed Laws Limiting Courts’ Independence

New York Times: Poland - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 05:58
The decision was a setback for the governing party, though a bill giving it more control over local courts was still set for approval.
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Global News Quiz: Saudi Plot, Polish Law, Israel Violence, Legal Pot

New York Times: Poland - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 14:49
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Poles Hope to Sway President From Curtailing Court’s Independence

New York Times: Poland - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 15:19
President Andrzej Duda is expected to sign new laws passed by Parliament giving the governing party more control over the courts. But protesters still hope to dissuade him.
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Polish Parliament Approves Law Curtailing Courts’ Independence

New York Times: Poland - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 21:04
The measure, which the president is expected to sign, would allow the governing Law and Justice party to handpick Supreme Court justices.
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Israeli Student’s Use of Auschwitz Artifacts in an Art Exhibit Prompts a Furor

New York Times: Poland - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:08
The student, Rotem Bides, acknowledged collecting items during visits to the former concentration camp, but then denied that they came from within the site.
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In Poland, an Assault on the Courts Provokes Outrage

New York Times: Poland - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:16
Polish leaders want to put courts under political control, prompting protests from the opposition, the European Union and three former Polish presidents.
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