This is the second part of In Between Europe’s explainer on what is happening to the independent judiciary in Poland with Christian Davies of the Guardian. In part I, we looked at the big picture, while in this episode we go down the nitty-gritty of laws and the main ideas around democracy and separation of powers.
History minute: The Failure of Democratic Processes in Interwar Poland in PartI
The conspiracy theorists who have taken over Poland, Christian Davies, The Guardian, 16 February 2016
How to Demolish and Independent Judiciary with the Help of a Constitutional Court, Marcin Matczak, Verfassungsblog, 23 June 2017
Poland and the European Commission, Part III, Laurent Pech & Kim Lane Scheppele, Verfassungsblog, 3 March 2017
Winter in Warsaw, Annabelle Chapman, The Spectator, 21 July 2016
Poland: Some Hope in the Midst of Chaos, Zselyke Csaky, Freedom at Issue, 19 December 2016
God’s Playground: A History of Poland, Norman Davies, Oxford University Press, 1981