The Polish judiciary is under attack in manifold ways nowadays. Based on unconstitutional legislation and pseudo-formal procedures the structures of the Polish judiciary were changed, 1 which now creates a significant impact on the judicial branch in Poland. 2 While the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) already declared the early retirement of Polish judges as contradicting European Union law, 3 manifold issues were created by packing the courts and changing court procedures by the governmentally controlled parliament. 4 The destruction of the independence of the judges is not over yet. A recent development concerns various proceedings against Polish judges for disciplinary reasons. 5 32