On Saturday 3rd September 2016 over 1000 Polish judges gathered in Warsaw to discuss the ongoing tension between Poland's government and Constitutional Tribunal. In addition the congress discussed a new prosecution act and the influence of planned judicial reforms on the independence of courts and judges. The congress adopted three resolutions in which the judges a.o.
- call on the representatives of the executive power and the legislative power to engage in a real dialogue with the judiciary;
- call on the government to respect the judgments of the Constitutional Tribunal and to publish them;
- express their concern about the proposals to amend the Act on the National Council of the Judiciary of Poland and
- express their solidarity with Turkish judges unlawfully dismissed from service in connection with recent developments in Turkey.