Solicitor General Jose Calida believes it would be better just to abolish both the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC) and the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG).
The Charter of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) allows its officials to receive allowances and honoraria exceeding more than 50 percent of their salaries.
Solicitor General Jose Calida said the Commission on Audit cannot dictate what his office should when it comes to receiving allowances and honoraria.
Solicitor General Jose Calida assured that there will be no conflict of interest in the event he is tasked to lead the recovery of the Marcos family’s ill-gotten wealth.
Former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay said that the disagreement between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on what should have been charged agaist Senator Leila De Lima is enough basis for the dismissal of her drug case.
The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) in 2015 incurred P12.76 million travel expenses for trainings abroad which state auditors did not deem urgent and necessary.
Senator Leila de Lima on Wednesday (Feb. 15) assailed reported moves by the Office of the Solicitor General filing a recommendation to the Court of Appeals (CA) for the acquittal of so-called pork barrel queen Janet Lim Napoles.
The Supreme Court (SC) has asked Senator Leila De Lima to submit her explanation on why President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t immune from suit.
The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to junk all of the petitions which sought to stop the burial of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB).
The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) and the Office of the Solicitor General have asked the Sandiganbayan Third Division to reset the scheduled February 1, 2016 pre-trial date of Alfredo “Bejo” Romualdez and his co-respondents in the the civil case against them regarding the forfieture of ill-gotten wealth.
A bar topnotcher lawyer who led the filing of graft charges against then President and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been appointed as the…