Polish Judges Fight Forced Retirement

Poland's Law and Justice Party says it's reforming the judiciary. Others say it's staging a takeover of an independent branch of government.
Posted at 5:26 PM, Aug 08, 2018

Poland's justices are being forced into retirement, but they're not going quietly. First President of the Supreme Court of Poland Małgorzata Gersdorf is leading the charge to refuse what she says is forced retirement after the Law and Justice Party changed the law to require judges to retire at age 65. The judges are backed by the European Union, where Poland faces significant sanctions.