Polish-EU tensions flare again as new law requires judges to quit

Supreme Court President Malgorzata Gersdorf walks to the Supreme Court building, next to supporters, in Warsaw, Poland July 4, 2018. Agencja Gazeta/Maciej Jazwiecki via REUTERS

WARSAW (Reuters) – A long-running dispute between Poland and the European Union over democratic values escalated on Wednesday when new legislation came into force that requires about a third of judges at the Supreme Court to retire. The EU accuses Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party (PiS) of trying to control the judiciary and […]

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