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EU Sues Poland for Undermining Independence of Courts

The European Union sued Poland on Monday in the EU's highest court over the ruling party's changes to the judiciary, which the bloc believes violate the independence of the courts. "The European Commission maintains that the Polish law on the Supreme Court is incompatible with EU law as it undermines the principle of judicial independence, including the irremovability of judges," the EU's executive Commission said. The new Polish law lowers the retirement age of...

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