EU sets judicial reform as a precondition to accession talks.
The Court of Justice of the European Union quashes the Government of Poland’s attempt to lower the mandatory retirement age for Supreme Court judges. https://www.icj.org/poland-court-of-justice-ruling-must-herald-return-to-rule-of-law/ That sounds good. But…
The European Commission has taken additional steps on the road to taking Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU. The Commission maintains that Poland seeks political control of the judiciary.