MANILA – The House leadership is confident that the proposed organic law of the future Bangsamoro Region will pass constitutional scrutiny before the Supreme Court.
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Majority of senators may change their minds on scrapping the 2019 elections if those pushing for the polls to be held off could explain to them why this is necessary, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said.
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After opposing his nomination as the next ombudsman before the Supreme Court (SC), a group of evangelical and Catholic educators has expressed outrage for the high tribunal’s decision to unanimously vote for Associate Justice Samuel…
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Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Marvic Leonen has denied allegations he personally asked President Rodrigo Duterte to be picked as the next chief justice.
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The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday (July 17) has upheld its ruling declaring as unconstitutional the 2011 travel ban imposed by then Justice Secretary and now Senator Leila De Lima against former President and incumbent Pampanga…
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India has ordered an immediate inspection of all childcare homes run by a religious order founded by Mother Teresa after a nun was arrested over an alleged adoption racket.
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Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) will consider the Supreme Court’s (SC) recommendation for the ombudsman post.
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The Supreme Court (SC) has on Tuesday (July 17) unanimously recommended Associate Justice Samuel Martires among the candidates vying for the post as the next Ombudsman.
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Ousted Supreme Court (SC) chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno got scolded by the high tribunal for having violated the gag order over the quo warranto case against her.
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The Judicial and Bar Council has yet to receive nominations and applications for Chief Justice, nearly a month since the post became vacant after the Supreme Court upheld the ouster of top magistrate Maria Lourdes Sereno.
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Senator Minority Leader Franklin Drilon cited 84 reasons why Speaker Bebot Alvare was adamant in pushing for 'no-el' (no elections) in 2019.
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Senator Grace Poe virtually accused Speaker Bebot Alvarez an inveterate liar for floating the possibility of a "no-el" or no elections scenario in the 2019 elections to accommodate the change in the 1987 Constitution and shifting to a…
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Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra dismissed Justice Minister Salvador Heresi on Friday after the publication of a series of audio recordings that sparked a scandal over the sale of sentences and influence peddling.
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The Supreme Court (SC), sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has ordered the Commission on Elections (PET) to comment on the petition of Vice President Leni Robredo to set at 25 percent the threshold of shaded ballots which…
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Senator Leila de Lima said Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde had been given “wrong legal advice” in denying Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III’s request to let her hold Senate hearings from detention.
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The Duterte administration might succeed in overhauling the 1987 Constitution even without the Senate’s participation, law professor Tony La Viña said.
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Malacañang has shrugged off the plan of former Solicitor Florin Hilbay and other people to file a case before the Supreme Court to compel the Department of Foreign Affairs to reveal to the public the diplomatic actions it has taken…
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President Rodrigo Duterte has been asked by the Philippine Judges Association (PJA) to pick Court Administrator Midas Marquez as his next appointee to the Supreme Court (SC).
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Through President Duterte’s intervention, the passage of the landmark legislation, Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is now assured.
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With a new law imposing stiffer penalties on hazing in place, Sen. Panfilo Lacson hopes the hazing death of law student Horacio "Atio" Castillo III will be the last.
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With masks and rifles, police came to Anatoly Vilitkevich's door in the early morning and made him pack a bag. He was wanted for religious extremism -- as a Jehovah's Witness.
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It’s now the turn of the camp of former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to accuse Vice President Leni Robredo of lying about the Laguna outing issue.
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The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo has accused the group of Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. of having lied to the Supreme Court (SC), sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), about the Laguna outing issue.