Poland adopts new law to accelerate changes in Supreme Court

People gather during an anti-government protest in support of free courts in front of the the Senate building in Warsaw, Poland July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

WARSAW (Reuters) – The upper chamber of Poland’s parliament has approved an amendment smoothing the way for the ruling party to name the next chief of the Supreme Court, despite street protests and objections from opposition parties. The European Union, human rights groups and the opposition have all accused the government of infringing judicial independence, […]

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