Martina Coli


On Primacy, the Rule of Law and Poland: Going Down the Rabbit Hole?

By on Ottobre 25, 2021

Once again, Poland is on the spot for what concerns problems with the rule of law. In two judgements delivered between summer and autumn 2021 (the last one, on…


The judgment of the Strasbourg Court in Xero Flor v. Poland: The capture of the Polish Constitutional Court condemned by a European court, at last!

By on Luglio 1, 2021

Once again, after the much-discussed Ástráðsson v. Iceland case, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) attracted the spotlight on it by handing out a ruling on judicial independence….


On disciplinary chambers, judicial remedies and the rule of law. The Court of Justice’s ruling in Miasto Łowicz and the order for interim measures in Commission v. Poland (C-791/19 R)

By on Maggio 7, 2020

During the time that will probably be remembered as the lockdown era, the Court of Justice has released two important decisions concerning the guarantees of judicial independence and impartiality…


The Judgment of the CJEU in Commission v. Poland II (C-192/18): the resurgence of infringement procedures as a tool to enforce the rule of law?

By on Novembre 21, 2019

On the 5th November 2019, the Court of Justice of the EU (hereafter CJEU or “the Court”) issued the much-awaited judgment in Commission v. Poland II (Law on Ordinary…


The Associação Sindical dos Juízes Portugueses judgment: what role for the Court of Justice in the protection of EU values?

By on Novembre 1, 2018

On 27 February 2018 the Court of Justice of the European Union (hereafter CJEU or “the Court”) delivered a Grand Chamber judgment in the Associação Sindical dos Juízes Portugueses…