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Wiesław Johann

Wiesław Jerzy Johann (born on 9 September 1939 in Oszmiana) – Polish lawyer and journalist, academic teacher, retired judge of the Constitutional Court, Vice-President of the National Council for the Judiciary.
In 1964, he graduated in legal studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw. He completed the prosecutor apprenticeship, and next worked as legal counsel. In 1973, he took the job of journalist at the Polish Radio outlet where he worked until 1981.
Since 1982, he worked as attorney, and represented defendants in political proceedings. Since 1990, he held a number of public functions, including the Government Plenipotentiary for the Liquidation of the Main Office for the Control of Publications and Public Performances and the Chairman of the Audit Committee for the Restitution of Property of Trade Unions and Civic Organizations.
In November 1997, the Sejm (upon the recommendation of the AWS – Solidarity Electoral Action) appointed him judge of the Constitutional Court. His term of office ended on 1 December 2006.
He became the lecturer at Collegium Civitas. In 2010, he became the member of the support committee for Jarosław Kaczyński in presidential elections. He served as the Board Member of the Good Name Redoubt Foundation – Polish League against Defamation. In 2015, the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda appointed him his representative in the Nation Council for the Judiciary.
On 27 April 2018, he was appointed the Vice-President of the Nation Council for the Judiciary

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