That is the way constitutional democracy works.
Some “pulpol” lawyers are among the biggest “winners” in the Supreme Court’s decision Friday to oust Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said.
Senate President Koko Pimentel posed a question which cast doubt on the constitutionality of the quo warranto petition against Chief Justice on leave Maria Lourdes Sereno pending before the Supreme Court (SC).
House justice committee chair and Oriental Mindoro 2nd District Rep. Reynaldo Umali confidently said the House of Representatives would vote to impeach Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno when it votes on the articles of impeachment his committee finished drafting Monday (March 17).
As judges and court employees called for Chief Justice on leave Maria Lourdes Sereno to resign, Senator Ping Lacson urged to let her face the Senate impeachment court.
The Liberal Party on Thursday issued a statement warning the Supreme Court that a constitutional crisis may arise if it tries to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on the basis of the quo warranto petition filed by the Office of the Solicitor General.
Solicitor General Jose Calida has assured Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno that she is doing her a favor by filing a quo warranto petition against her.
The spokespersons of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said on Monday that the Supreme Court should not entertain the quo warranto petition filed against her by the Office of the Solicitor General “for it has absolutely no basis in law and in the Constitution.”
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday advised Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to relax and “enjoy” her indefinite wellness leave from the judiciary.
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) should file a case with the Supreme Court (SC) to unseat Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, whose appointment, he said, is invalid due to her incomplete submission of her statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) and her supposed “psychological problems.”
The camp of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has called as scrap of paper the petition filed by suspended lawyer Eligio Mallari who sought a quo warranto proceeding against her.
Just before he left the premises of the Senate, Solicitor General Jose Calida was hunting for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to assert that he is not panicking over the Office of the Ombudsman’s probe into President Rodrigo Duterte and his family’s alleged hidden wealth.
Malacañang has expressed support for Solicitor General Jose Calida’s request for the Supreme Court to order the Office of the Ombudsman to file 44 counts of reckless imprudence against former President Benigno Aquino III in connection with the 2015 Mamasapano tragedy.
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II ordered the review of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision revoking the certificate of incorporation of web-only news site Rappler for violating foreign ownership restrictions on mass media.
Solicitor General Jose Calida praised the move of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to shut down the online news site Rappler.
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said the murder case against former Palawan governor Joel Reyes is out of the hands of the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Six abogados are capping off 2017 with promotions from President Rodrigo Duterte.
Could President Rodrigo Duterte be thinking of firing commissioners of the Presidential Commission on Good Government ahead of its proposed abolition?
After getting evicted from the Mile long property, the Prieto family owned Sunvar Realty Development Corporation has been ordered the pay P478.2 million in back rent.
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday welcomed President Duterte’s announcement that the Marcos family is willing to return part of their alleged ill-gotten wealth to the Philippine government while expressing hope that they hand it over in its entirety.
Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Monday said the accusations being hurled at Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Andres Bautista by his estranged wife Patricia deserved to be investigated by at least five agencies.
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II echoed Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno’s stand to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), the agency tasked with recovering the billions of dollars plundered by former President Ferdinand Marcos and his allies.
Some 400 towns nationwide still do not have their own firetrucks to immediately respond during fire emergencies, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
It would be awkward if the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) faces itself in a lawsuit in court.