Dr hab. Marcin Wielec – Director of the Institute of Justice
A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. Professor of the Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw. Currently, at this Faculty, he is also Vice-Dean for Student Affairs in the field of “Law”, as well as “Man in Cyberspace” and the Head of the Department of Criminal Procedure of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. A graduate of the MBA program – Top Public Executive at IESE Business School University of Navarra in Barcelona and the Lech Kaczyński National School of Public Administration. Director of the Institute of Justice in Warsaw.
Dr hab. Paweł Sobczyk – Deputy Director of the Institute of Justice
Holds Post-doctoral degree in legal sciences in the field of law. Associate professor at the University of Opole, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Opole, Head of the Department of State and Law Sciences, Coordinator of the Center for Research on Fundamental Rights. Member of several scientific societies, scientific and editorial committees (“Przegląd Sejmowy”). Author of over 100 scientific publications, over 30 expert opinions and legal opinions, over 70 publishing reviews. Research interests (in the classical sense): constitutional law, religious law, human rights. The latest scientific passions: axiology of law, multi-centricity of legal systems, the principle of justice.
Prof. dr hab. Łukasz Pohl – Head of the Criminal Law and Process Section
In 2000, he graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan. At this faculty he also obtained the academic degrees of doctor (2004) and habilitated doctor (2008) of legal sciences; doctoral dissertation, written under the supervision of Prof. zw. dr. hab. Aleksander Tobis, concerned the issue of the crime of disguising an insurance accident, while the habilitation dissertation was devoted to the issue of a norm sanctioned in criminal law (“Structure of a norm sanctioned in criminal law. General issues”, Poznań 2007).
Dr hab. Joanna Taczkowska-Olszewska – Head of the Civil Law and Process Section
Attorney, academic teacher and lecturer since 2001, Vice-Rector for Science at the Kuyavian-Pomeranian University in Bydgoszcz, expert in the field of press and media law, author of legal opinions prepared at the request of regulatory bodies (National Broadcasting Council) as well as units and research institutes and other bodies (Chancellery of the Seym), as well as associations (Association of Polish Journalists, Association of Journalists of the Republic of Poland, Catholic Association of Journalists) and consulting bodies (Press Freedom Monitoring Center).
Dr Jerzy Słyk – Head of the Family Law Section
Assistant professor at the Institute of Justice and the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw, attorney-at-law. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. The doctoral dissertation entitled “The civil liability of parents for damage caused by their child and the manner and scope of their parental exercise” was defended in 2010 by the co-author of the commentary to the Family and Guardianship Code and the author of publications in the field of family, civil and medical law.
Dr Paweł Ostaszewski – Head of the Section of Economic Analyzes of the Justice System
Doctor of Law, criminologist, master of political science in the field of social prevention and resocialisation, master of pedagogy, postgraduate degree in statistical analysis and data mining. Employed at the Institute of Justice since 2006. He defended his doctoral dissertation at the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences entitled “Fear of crime. Theoretical, methodological and empirical aspects, prepared under the supervision of prof. dr. hab. Andrzej Siemaszko, for which he received a distinction in the National Competition “State and Law” for the best habilitation and doctoral dissertations.
Dr hab. Piotr Mostowik – Head of the Fundamental Rights Section
Assistant professor at the Institute of Justice and the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in 1999. He defended his doctoral dissertation entitled “Unjust enrichment in private international law” in 2005. In 2015 he obtained the degree of habilitated doctor on the basis of the dissertation “Parental responsibility and child care in law private international” and other scientific achievements.
Dr Agnieszka Mikos-Sitek – Head of the Publishing House of the Institute of Justice
Doctor of Law, graduated from MA studies (1999), and then doctoral studies (2005) at the Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. Since 2003, she has been associated with the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, first as an associate, and from 2006 as an assistant professor at the Department of Financial Law, from October 2020, head of the field of Law.
Dr Bartłomiej Oręziak – Coordinator of the Center for Strategic Analyzes
Coordinator of the Center for Strategic Analyzes of Institute of Justice, PhD in legal sciences, researcher in the Central European Professors’ Network 2021 (Research group „The Impact of Digital Platforms and Social Media on Freedom of Expression and Pluralism”), researcher in the Central European Professors’ Network 2022 (Research group „The Right to Privacy”), associate at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, laureate of the Minister of Science and Higher Education Scholarship for outstanding achievements in science for the academic year 2017/2018, winner of the DOCUP 2020 competition, Representative of the Institute of Justice in the Artificial Intelligence Working Group at the Chancellery of the President Council of Ministers, author of several dozen scientific texts (articles, chapters, glosses, etc.), manager and member of international and national research projects, as well as a speaker and organizer of international and national scientific conferences. Main interests: new technologies law, human rights protection, intellectual property law, public international law and criminal law and trial.