Will Adam Bodnar become the new Minister of Justice? As the head of the KO club, Borys Budka, assessed, the new minister will be a person who knows the Polish constitution perfectly.
- The head of the KO club evaluates
- Who is Adam Bodnar?
- Adam Bodnar’s political career
Borys Budka will probably be the new Minister of Justice – reports Bankier.pl. The lawyer and academic teacher is expected to replace Zbigniew Ziobro.
The head of the KO club evaluates
The head of the KO club, Borys Budka, did not confirm this information, but he also did not evaluate it. On Wednesday, November 15, he stated in the Sejm that the new Minister of Justice would be a person who knows Polish law perfectly.
“Zbigniew Ziobro’s successor as the head of the Ministry of Justice will certainly be a person who knows the Polish constitution and has experience in matters of the rule of law,” he said.
Budka also pointed out that the new head of the Justice Department should know what his competences are and what the separation of powers is.
Who is Adam Bodnar?
Adam Bodnar is a Polish lawyer, publicist and academic teacher. Born January 6, 1977 in Trzebiatów, graduate of the Secondary School. Bolesław the Brave in Gryfice.
After graduating from high school, he started law studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, which he graduated in 2000. At the University of Warsaw, he also completed European and English law courses (organized jointly with the University of Cambridge) and an American law course (co-organized by the University of Florida).
In 2001, he completed his LLM (comparative constitutional law) studies at the Central European University in Budapest. In 2006, he obtained a PhD in law from the Institute of Legal and Administrative Sciences of the University of Warsaw. In the years 2010–2015, vice-president of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. From 2021, dean of the Faculty of Law at SWPS University.
Adam Bodnar’s political career
In the years 2015–2021 he was the Ombudsman. While in office, he criticized PiS’s policy, believing that it violated the basic principles of democracy, the right to freedom of speech, and the separation of powers.