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Andrzej Zoll

Andrzej Stanisław Zoll
4th Ombudsman for Citizen Rights
In office
June 30, 2000 – January 27, 2006
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Lech Kaczyński
Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek
Leszek Miller
Marek Belka
Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Preceded by Adam Zieliński
Succeeded by Janusz Kochanowski
President of the Constitutional Tribunal of the Republic of Poland
In office
November 19, 1993 – December 1, 1997
President Lech Wałęsa
Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Waldemar Pawlak
Józef Oleksy
Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz
Jerzy Buzek
Preceded by Mieczysław Tyczka
Succeeded by Marek Safjan
Personal details
Born May 27, 1943
Profession Lawyer

Andrzej Stanisław Zoll (born on 27 May 1942 in Sieniawa, Poland) – Polish lawyer, former judge and president of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal, former Polish Ombudsman, former president of the State Electoral Commission, former president of the Legislative Council, co-author of the Polish Penal Code of 1997. Professor of criminal law at the Jagiellonian University.


Andrzej Zoll graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Jagiellonian University in 1964. Judge Zoll earned his Ph.D. in 1968, and a habilitated doctor's title in 1973. In 1988 he became professor of legal sciences. Since 1994 he heads the Chair of Criminal Law of the Jagiellonian University.

In 1989 he took part in the round table negotiations as Solidarity’s legal expert.

Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the European Art and Science Academy in Salzburg.

Author of 3 monographs and above 150 other publications in the area of criminal and constitutional law and philosophy of law.

Member of the Committee on Ethics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, as well as Department of History and Philosophy of the Polish Academy of Learning. Curator of the Association of Law Students' Library of the Jagiellonian University.



External links

  • Biography at the website of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal
  • List of publications at the website of the Chair of Criminal Law of the Jagiellonian University
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