“The proceedings in this case lacked compliance with fundamental standards of human rights protection. One of my prosecutor friends put the essence of the problem this way – today terrorists, tomorrow you!” says advocate Mikołaj Pietrzak in an interview he gave to Jacek Dąbrowski on the ECHR’s judgement in the case of CIA prisoners in Poland.
In the run-up to the local elections, the problem of erroneous lustration declarations of local government officials returns yet again. Once filled in, lustration declarations become binding even if they contain errors. In the opinion of advocate Paweł Osik, a partner at the Pietrzak Sidor & Partners Law Firm, one can get an impression that in certain lustration cases the Institute of National Rememberance (INR) feels that its actions can go unpunished.
Advocate trainee Katarzyna Dąbrowska took part in a public meeting of the Advisory Council to Google on the Right to be Forgotten. Google set up the Council in order to find an appropriate solution to implement the judgment of 13 May 2014 of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) (Case no. C-131/12).