Poland broke EU law by trying to lower age of retirement for judges

Ruling by EU’s highest court is second landmark judgment against Poland’s judicial policy in recent months The European Union’s highest court has ruled that Poland broke the law when it sought to lower the retirement age for judges, in a further defeat for the country’s nationalist government. The European court of justice (ECJ) found that a 2017 policy to lower the retirement age for ordinary judges in Poland was unlawful because it gave too much power to the executive, and ruled that a decision to compel female judges to retire five years earlier than men broke EU equality law. Continue reading… Read more: theguardian.com