The European Commission announced on July 2 that it had opened another legal case against Poland for legislative changes made to the country's Supreme Court, which critics says undermines the body’s independence and fundamental principals of the rule of law.
According to the Commission’s assessment, from July 3, 27 of 72 Supreme Court judges face the risk of being forced into retirement due to the fact that the new law lowers the retirement age of Supreme Court judges from 70 to 65. A
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