Tougher sanctions for environmental offences

On 14 September 2010 the Polish Government approved the guidelines for an act amending the Penal Code and other acts relating to environmental offences.

New crime in the Penal Code

Stalkers may no longer go unpunished. Under a proposal by the Polish Ministry of Justice, persons guilty of persistent harassment may be sentenced to as much as 12 years in prison.

A conference of errors

On 24 June 2010 the Institute of Criminal Law at the University of Warsaw hosted a conference entitled “Judicial Errors in Criminal Proceedings.”

Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek: Prison for pollution

An interview with Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, a partner at Wardyński & Partners who directs the Environmental Law practice group

Fiscal Penal Code before the Constitutional Tribunal

Can advertising of companies conducting gambling activity properly be outlawed? wonder Adam Studziński and Radosław Teresiak, tax advisers from Wardyński & Partners.