(UPDATED) The petition for mandamus has the support of 331 lawyers who signed the annex included in the petition
Listen to the audio stream of the oral arguments on the petitions of detained Senator Leila de Lima
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'What kind of message are we sending to our children when our leader says it is alright to kill?' says Vice President Leni Robredo
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Jose Manuel Diokno, Arno Sanidad, and Alexander Padilla have taken up the case of retired policeman Arturo Lascañas, who is linking President Duterte to death squad killings
In People v Mateo in 2004, the Supreme Court says 71.77% of death penalty verdicts handed by lower courts were wrong. The SC reduced the sentences to life imprisonment and, even, acquittal.
Jose Manuel Diokno, dean of the De La Salle University College of Law, also says the involvement of the military in the war on drugs is questionable, with or without a state of national emergency
'My battles are my own,' says the senator. 'The battlefield is actually the Filipino people’s minds. Social media has been weaponized.'
The bandwagon that the President has created is a bandwagon of hate
The Free Legal Assistance Group says the proposals of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte are 'illegal and unconstitutional,' and would 'render our legal system impotent and meaningless'
The NHCP says local governments are in the best position to impose building height restrictions and other rules that would protect historical landmarks
(UPDATED) The senator apologizes for false claims in his bio-data
The Solicitor General says continuing to represent the NHCP would compromise the 'statutory duty to articulate a legal argument that will best serve its ultimate client, the Republic'
'The biggest problem that we have in the judiciary, one-third of our courts are vacant. We have no judges. 27% of our trial courts have no judges. So how can you expect us to have speedy cases?'
Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda however says President Aquino will keep his distance from the SC nomination process until he gets the JBC shortlist
The ad veteran gets human rights lawyer Chel Diokno to defend her against Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and vows to give the money to Marcos victims
President Aquino has until November 22 to name the next justice of the Supreme Court
Dean Jose Manuel Diokno wants the Judicial and Bar Council to have non-lawyer members
Ferdinand Jose Pijao, a nuisance candidate in the 2010 presidential elections, wants to try his luck getting into the judiciary
There are now 12 SC justices nominated for chief justice
Dean Jose Manuel Diokno says summoning the Ombusdman may be a defense ‘ploy’. Filipinos protest Beijing’s arrogance. And, Mon Tulfo talks about the Tulfo testosterone and revenge.
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Senate President should make sure all parties are on 'same page' in the trial, they add
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