Zbigniew Ćwiąkalski

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Zbigniew Ćwiąkalski

Zbigniew Ćwiąkalski [ˈzbʲiɡɲɛf t͡ɕfʲɔŋˈkalskʲi] (About this soundlisten) (born on March 9, 1950 in Łańcut) is a Polish politician, former Minister of Justice and Public Prosecutor General of Poland. He is a qualified lawyer, adwokat, and associate professor of law at the Jagiellonian University (Chair of Penal Law, Faculty of Law and Administration).

From 1972 to 1981 he was a member of the Polish United Workers' Party at Jagiellonian University. In 1981 he joined the Polish opposition (the Solidarity trade union).

In 1985 he was accused of being a secret collaborator of communist Służba Bezpieczeństwa,[1] but there was no evidence of this.

From 2007 to 2009 he was the Minister of Justice in the government of Donald Tusk.


  1. ^ "IPN catalogue".