Poland faces turmoil over contested overhaul of Supreme Court

Polish Supreme Court Chief Malgorzata Gersdorf looks on as people protest against the conservative government's makeover of the judiciary in Warsaw, Poland July 3, 2018. Agencja Gazeta/Dawid Zuchowicz via REUTERS

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland faced the specter of institutional turmoil and an escalation of tensions with the European Union on Wednesday, with the head of the Supreme Court refusing to comply with reforms that force her to retire. The reforms go into effect at midnight. Supreme Court officials said chief judge Malgorzata Gersdorf planned to […]

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