[Ticker] President of European Court of Justice lambasts Poland

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Koen Lenaerts, president of the European Court of Justice, has issued a warning against Poland for having approved a draft law that would allow judges who question planned reforms to be disciplined. "You can't be a member of the European Union if you don't have independent, impartial courts operating in accordance with fair-trial rule, upholding union law," Lenaerts was quoted as saying by Reuters.

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Koen Lenaerts, president of the European Court of Justice, has issued a warning against Poland for having approved a draft law that would allow judges who question planned reforms to be disciplined. "You can't be a member of the European Union if you don't have independent, impartial courts operating in accordance with fair-trial rule, upholding union law," Lenaerts was quoted as saying by Reuters.

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