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Monsod tells SC democracy is on the line during martial law hearing
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 16, 2018 - 9:00pm
"If Supreme Court reneges of this responsibility, it will lead to death of democracy."
NDRRMC reiterates warning as Mayon Volcano continues to spew lava
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 16, 2018 - 12:48pm
Authorities on Tuesday reminded residents and the public to heed warnings from the local government authorities not to return to their residence within the extended permanent danger zone as Mayon Volcano continues...
Faeldon takes oath as new Office of Civil Defense deputy administrator
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Nicanor Faeldon, former Customs chief, took oath as the new Deputy Administrator of the Office of Civil Defense on Tuesday morning.
Calida: SEC decision shows 'influential media' cannot trump Constitution
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 15, 2018 - 6:20pm
"This [d]ecision demonstrates that even influential media outfits cannot skirt the restrictions set forth in the Constitution," the government's chief legal counsel, Jose Calida, said on Monday. &...
3 Supreme Court Justices: 'no ill feelings' towards Sereno
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 15, 2018 - 5:44pm
Three Associate Justices of the Supreme Court were united in saying that they do not bear any ill will against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno as the impeachment proceedings against her resumed Monday.
Sereno lawyer: House should just send impeachment case to Senate
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 15, 2018 - 3:20pm
Deinla added: "Why will the [chief justice] attend the hearing when Umali has said that it's a mere formality because Speaker Alvarez wanted her impeached and they will impeach her?"  
Umali: Sereno absence leaves impeachment complaint unrefuted
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 15, 2018 - 10:15am
"Respondent's refusal to participate in this impeachment proceedings will leave our members with no recourse to vote on the existence of probable cause considering that the charges will remain uncontrovert...
Calida asks SC to recall order on submission of drug war deaths data
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 13, 2018 - 10:26am
The Office of the Solicitor General said that the voluminous police records on the thousands of deaths under the police's anti-drug war "are not relevant" to the current petition challenging the campaign's constitutionality...
Monsod, Bag-ao join petitioners vs martial law extension
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 12, 2018 - 6:54pm
Constitutionalist Christian Monsod joined the groups of petitioners challenging the constitutionality of President Rodrigo Duterte's year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao.
DOJ reopens Atio hazing case, includes fratman's testimony in probe
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 12, 2018 - 3:25pm
State witness and Aegis Juris Fraternity member Mark Ventura appeared before the panel of prosecutors to swear in his affidavit that was earlier submitted to the DOJ's Witness Protection Program....
Former CHR chair files 3rd petition vs Mindanao martial law extension
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 12, 2018 - 11:00am
Rosales stressed that Duterte need not resort to using the powers of martial law when his military powers, vested by the Constitution in the commander-in-chief, are enough to quell the terrorist forces...
Bongbong's accusation of PET as unfair: What's behind it?
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 11, 2018 - 7:47pm
In a media forum on Wednesday, Marcos said that Caguioa has been issuing "disappointing" resolutions on his electoral case. How did the PET ruled on the issues?
Makabayan lawmakers file petition vs 'runaway' TRAIN Law
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 11, 2018 - 11:45am
The Bicameral Conference Committee (BCC) Report on TRAIN was ratified by the Congress on the night of December 13, but some members of the lower house sought the SC on Thursday, claiming that the House leaders committed...
What petitioners vs martial law will argue before the Supreme Court
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 11, 2018 - 10:00am
This is the second time that Duterte's martial law in Mindanao has been challenged at the Supreme Court. Here are some of the points raised by the two groups of petitioners.
Carpio declines invite to Sereno impeachment hearing
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 11, 2018 - 9:55am
 Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio will not attend the House of Representatives impeachment hearing against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
Veloso to 'father of nation': Help your child duped by crooks
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 10, 2018 - 2:35pm
On her 33rd birthday, convicted drug mule Mary Jane Veloso asked President Rodrigo Duterte, whom she called "father of the nation," to help her tell her story in court.
Claiming VP victory, Marcos nixes 2019 Senate run
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 10, 2018 - 11:20am
Speaking at the Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum, Marcos said: "Why would I run for senator? I won already as vice president."  
SolGen Calida: Appeals court ruling on Reyes release 'stinks'
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 9, 2018 - 7:10pm
Solicitor General Jose Calida said the Appeals court was "in the wrong" when it voided the arrest order for former Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes over the murder of environmentalist Gerry Ortega. 
DOJ revives missing rifles case allegedly sold to NPA
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 9, 2018 - 5:38pm
The Department of Justice has dug up the 2014 case of the Philippine National Police allegedly selling firearms to the communists' armed wing.
Groups: CA release of Reyes a 'triple-whammy letdown' for justice
by Kristine Joy Patag - January 9, 2018 - 1:13pm
A human rights lawyers' group on Tuesday slammed the "miraculous" Court of Appeals release order for former Palawan governor Mario Reyes over the murder of environmentalist and broadcaster Gerry Ortega.
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