The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed the petition which sought the issuance of writs of amparo and habeas corpus that would compel youth group Anakbayan to return a 19-year-old woman to her parents.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta has decided to allow more single-sala courts to to conduct hearings via video conferencing.
The Supreme Court (SC) has invited retired magistrates to fill the seats of the Judicial Integrity Board (JIB) which is tasked to look into reports of corruption within the judiciary.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta has ordered the temporary closure of all courts in Metro Manila and other areas placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday welcomed the filing of petitions against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the Supreme Court.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) President Domingo Egon Cayosa welcomed the Supreme Court’s (SC) decision to allow the online oath taking of the 2019 bar passers.
Kapatid on Tuesday (June 23) expressed dismay over the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to hold out in ruling over the petition seeking the release of 22 political prisoners who are vulnerable to COVID-19 including a pregnant woman.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Friday (June 12) called on Filipinos to honor out frontliners as the country’s new heroes.
Kapatid on Friday (June 12) welcomed the pronouncements of Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta that the Supreme Court (SC) will resolve by Tuesday (June 16) the petition seeking to temporarily release 22 political prisoners.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Thursday (June 11) assured that those who will be affected by the proposed Anti-Terrorism law can question it before the Supreme Court (SC).
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta has added more courts which have been allowed to conduct the pilot-testing of videoconferencing hearings.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta has been asked to continue to allow online proceedings in trial courts.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta has allowed more courts to be part of the pilot-testing of videoconferencing of hearings.
Over 18,000 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) have released since the country imposed quarantine measures against the deadly 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), said Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez on Monday (May 18).
While courts in areas under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) remain closed physically closed, Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta has kept them open in places under general community quarantine (GCQ).
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Civil weddings can now be held before before judges in areas which will be placed under the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).
Courts nationwide have released over 4,000 persons deprived of liberty (PDL) since implementing online hearings of cases, said Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez.
Everyone attending the video conferencing of court hearings will observe the wearing of proper attire.
The executive and legislative branches should do more in decongesting jails, urged Supreme Court (SC) Justice Marvic Leonen on Saturday (May 2).
The Supreme Court (SC) has been asked to grant the petition seeking the disclosure of the results of President Rodrigo Duterte’s medical and psychological examinations.