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Filipino women, couples 'facing limited choices for RH' – Ubial

May 26, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says health workers face an 'unprecedented challenge,' but the agencies working on reproductive health 'will not falter'

Filipino women, couples 'facing limited choices for RH' – Ubial

TRO on implants to stay, SC blames DOH for delay

May 26, 2017 - 4:37 PM

The High Court notes that the temporary restraining order it issued in 2015 'never meant to enjoin the processing of the entire gamut of family planning supplies that have been declared as unquestionably non-abortifacient'

TRO on implants to stay, SC blames DOH for delay

The Atenean facing martial law

May 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM

'These are times when everything that can be shaken is being shaken, when institutions are being challenged to their very foundations, and basic ideas of decency and human dignity are being violated with great impunity,' Sereno says during commencement exercises at the Ateneo de Manila

The Atenean facing martial law

CJ Sereno to Ateneans: Make sure past Martial Law horrors not repeated

May 26, 2017 - 12:52 PM

'I urge you to speak out with truth even against the overwhelming tide of popular opinion...When you face threats to the sanctity of human rights or the stability of our democracy, give your all to protect these freedoms,' Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says

CJ Sereno to Ateneans: Make sure past Martial Law horrors not repeated

U.S. court maintains block on Trump travel ban

May 26, 2017 - 9:49 AM

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals says it 'remained unconvinced' that the part of the measure naming the specific countries had 'more to do with national security than it does with effectuating the president's promised Muslim ban'

U.S. court maintains block on Trump travel ban

Aguirre to martial law critics: Go to Supreme Court

May 25, 2017 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Solicitor General Jose Calida says they are confident they will be able to prove to the SC that martial law in Mindanao has sufficient basis

Aguirre to martial law critics: Go to Supreme Court

Sereno orders Mindanao courts to 'remain open'

May 24, 2017 - 9:03 AM

Following the martial law declaration in Mindanao, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno directs judges in the region to 'remain in station as far as their local circumstances may allow,' says the High Court

Sereno orders Mindanao courts to 'remain open'

Makati judge is new Sandiganbayan associate justice

May 23, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 65 Judge Edgardo Caldona replaces Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Jose Hernandez, who retired last November 16

Makati judge is new Sandiganbayan associate justice

IN PHOTOS: New lawyers take oath of 'courage and integrity'

May 22, 2017 - 8:07 PM

Almost 4,000 new lawyers told to 'arm yourselves well with idealism tempered by wisdom; passion strengthened by persistence; knowledge of the law honed by dedicated hard work'

IN PHOTOS: New lawyers take oath of 'courage and integrity'

Great lawyers form under most terrible conditions

May 22, 2017 - 7:24 PM

Says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno: 'We need lawyers who will not back down from serving the rule of law even at great personal cost. We need lawyers who will not bend to pressures to set the law aside in favor of expediency.'

Great lawyers form under most terrible conditions

Ombudsman blocks Napoles' bail appeal at SC

May 22, 2017 - 5:56 PM

According to Ombudsman prosecutors, Napoles' grounds tackle the very meat of her plunder case, which, according to them, is not for the Supreme Court to act on

Ombudsman blocks Napoles' bail appeal at SC

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 15-21, 2017

May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Must-watch videos from this week

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 15-21, 2017

Brilliant Thiem ends Nadal winning streak in Rome

May 20, 2017 - 10:45 AM

Dominic Thiem will now meet the winner of the quarter-final clash between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro.

Brilliant Thiem ends Nadal winning streak in Rome

Duterte warns SC, CA anew not to abuse TROs

May 18, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The President warns that if judges use their power to issue TROs to make money, 'there will be a time I will not honor your orders'

Duterte warns SC, CA anew not to abuse TROs

Indonesia sentences two men to 85 lashes of public caning for gay sex

May 18, 2017 - 1:45 PM

The sentence was higher than the recommendation by prosecutors of 80 strokes of the cane. Officials have not revealed the men's names due to the sensitivity of the case.

Indonesia sentences two men to 85 lashes of public caning for gay sex

ICC complaint vs Duterte is 'mental hospital' material, says Alvarez

May 16, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, one of the complaint's respondents, says the ICC case against him, the President, and other officials is 'baseless'

ICC complaint vs Duterte is 'mental hospital' material, says Alvarez

Napoles back in Camp Bagong Diwa

May 16, 2017 - 7:49 AM

Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is back at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology facility in Taguig after two years at the women's correctional in Mandaluyong

Napoles back in Camp Bagong Diwa

IN PHOTOS: Napoles prepares for transfer to Camp Bagong Diwa

May 15, 2017 - 10:30 PM

Two divisions of the anti-graft court, where she stands trial for plunder, deny her request to be moved from the women's correctional to the NBI custodial center

IN PHOTOS: Napoles prepares for transfer to Camp Bagong Diwa

Alejano willing to lose Congress seat after seeking Duterte ouster

May 15, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also says he will discuss with his party mates the possibility of being co-complainants in the ICC case filed against the President

Alejano willing to lose Congress seat after seeking Duterte ouster

Where do PH judicial bodies stand in the Napoles case?

May 14, 2017 - 11:08 AM

All the judicial bodies are now at play in the biggest corruption scandal in recent history. Where are they, so far, when it comes to Janet Lim Napoles?

Where do PH judicial bodies stand in the Napoles case?

[Newspoint] Quibbling over life and death in the war on drugs

May 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Thousands of lives have been taken summarily, and we are debating whether those killings were justified or not

[Newspoint] Quibbling over life and death in the war on drugs

Former Caloocan mayor Recom Echiverri faces 8th graft charge

May 11, 2017 - 8:00 PM

All this graft cases – filed within the last 2 months, stem from the unauthorized awarding of million-peso projects to contractors in road and drainage projects

Former Caloocan mayor Recom Echiverri faces 8th graft charge

Cayetano, Sotto, Carpio | Evening wRap

May 10, 2017 - 8:25 PM

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Cayetano, Sotto, Carpio | Evening wRap

After CA acquittal: What's next for Janet Napoles?

May 10, 2017 - 2:22 PM

The Napoles camp intends to file a new petition for bail. They have also set a meeting with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.

After CA acquittal: What's next for Janet Napoles?

TIMELINE: Marcos-Robredo election case

May 09, 2017 - 4:01 PM

Here are the key moments in the legal battle between Vice President Leni Robredo and her rival in the May 2016 polls, former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr

TIMELINE: Marcos-Robredo election case

Lawmakers dismayed over Napoles acquittal

May 08, 2017 - 8:50 PM

'The standard of justice under the Duterte administration has gone to the dogs,' says Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin following the CA's ruling in favor of alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet Lim Napoles

Lawmakers dismayed over Napoles acquittal

Cimatu, Napoles, ISIS | Evening wRap

May 08, 2017 - 8:42 PM

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Cimatu, Napoles, ISIS | Evening wRap

Robredo wants Marcos motion vs counter-protest out of SC records

May 08, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Lawyers of Vice President Leni Robredo say the pleading filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr against her counter-protest is already moot and academic

Robredo wants Marcos motion vs counter-protest out of SC records

Calida on Napoles acquittal: 'Justice prevailed'

May 08, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Solicitor General Jose Calida lauds the Court of Appeals for clearing Janet Lim Napoles in her serious illegal detention case, and says this acquittal has no effect on the pork barrel scam cases

Calida on Napoles acquittal: 'Justice prevailed'

CA acquits Napoles in illegal detention case

May 08, 2017 - 1:55 PM

The Court of Appeals reverses the 2015 conviction of a Makati court, saying that Janet Lim Napoles' guilt was not proven beyond reasonable doubt

CA acquits Napoles in illegal detention case

Calida 'barking up the wrong tree,' says Sabio on disbarment threat

May 07, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Lawyer Jude Sabio says it is Solicitor General Jose Calida who should be disbarred 'for his complicity in the war on drugs'

Calida 'barking up the wrong tree,' says Sabio on disbarment threat

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 1-7, 2017

May 07, 2017 - 12:59 PM

Must-watch videos from the past week

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 1-7, 2017

SC acquits rape convict, says act was 'consensual'

May 06, 2017 - 4:58 PM

'The mere presence of abrasions and contusions on her did not preclude the giving of her consent to the sexual intercourse, for abrasions and contusions could also be suffered during voluntary submission of the partners to each other's lust,' the High Court says

SC acquits rape convict, says act was 'consensual'

Why Justice Carpio wants China to read his e-book

May 06, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Through his new e-book on the South China Sea dispute, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio hopes to convince the Chinese that China's 9-dash line is baseless

Why Justice Carpio wants China to read his e-book

More 'reasonable' Bar exams resulted in high passing rate

May 04, 2017 - 5:10 PM

'The Bar chairman was very consistent in his statement that he wanted to ensure that there will be a high passing mark,' says Dean Sol Mawis, head of the law schools' association

More 'reasonable' Bar exams resulted in high passing rate

2016 Bar passers want to be in public service

May 03, 2017 - 5:21 PM

2016 Bar passers want to use their attorney title for the service of others

2016 Bar passers want to be in public service

Former Comelec janitor to lawyer – dreams come true at 2016 Bar exams

May 03, 2017 - 4:20 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippines' new lawyers have inspiring stories of grit, hard work, and love for country. Ramil Comendador worked as Comelec janitor while in law school.

Former Comelec janitor to lawyer – dreams come true at 2016 Bar exams

Bar topnotcher Karen Mae Calam hopes to inspire others to dream big

May 03, 2017 - 2:36 PM

The 2016 Bar topnotcher from Kalilangan, Bukidnon, says her feat is 'beyond, beyond, beyond' what she prayed for

Bar topnotcher Karen Mae Calam hopes to inspire others to dream big

2016 Bar Exams, Inquirer tax case, Trump | Midday wRap

May 03, 2017 - 2:19 PM

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2016 Bar Exams, Inquirer tax case, Trump | Midday wRap

List of passers: 2016 Bar exams

May 03, 2017 - 12:01 PM

A total of 3,747 out of 6,344 examinees pass the exams

List of passers: 2016 Bar exams

University of San Carlos grad tops 2016 Bar Exams

May 03, 2017 - 11:20 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The 2016 Bar Exams register a passing rate of 59.06%, the highest in decades

University of San Carlos grad tops 2016 Bar Exams

Highest in decades: Over 59% pass 2016 bar examinations

May 03, 2017 - 10:48 AM

The highest percentage of exam passers ever recorded was in 1954 with 75.17%, while the lowest was in 1999 with 16.59%

Highest in decades: Over 59% pass 2016 bar examinations

SC junks P4.7M tax case vs Inquirer

May 03, 2017 - 7:47 AM

The High Court upholds Inquirer's win at the Court of Tax Appeals

SC junks P4.7M tax case vs Inquirer

Robredo pays P8-M deposit for electoral protest fee

May 02, 2017 - 9:48 AM

(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo raises the required amount from her personal funds and loans from relatives of her late husband

Robredo pays P8-M deposit for electoral protest fee

Lock-up cell, Duterte, Le Pen | Midday wRap

Apr 28, 2017 - 1:42 PM

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Lock-up cell, Duterte, Le Pen | Midday wRap

After acquittal of homicide, ex-Cavite mayor found guilty of graft

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:58 AM

Former Amadeo, Cavite mayor Albert Ambagan Jr faces jail time of 12 years and one month, as well as perpetual disqualification from holding public office

After acquittal of homicide, ex-Cavite mayor found guilty of graft

Lopez, Calida, EJK | Evening wRap

Apr 27, 2017 - 9:03 PM

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Lopez, Calida, EJK | Evening wRap

Duterte dismisses ICC complaint

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:55 PM

The President does not bother to read the 78-page document: 'Why would I waste my time?'

Duterte dismisses ICC complaint

Aguirre to Sabio on ICC complaint: 'Bring it on'

Apr 27, 2017 - 6:17 PM

'The camp of Matobato and Sabio apparently threw a net in the sea with this case and want to see how many fishes they can catch before the ICC. Sorry to disappoint them this early, they will catch none,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

Aguirre to Sabio on ICC complaint: 'Bring it on'

New York Times, De Lima, US on NoKor | Midday wRap

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:29 PM

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New York Times, De Lima, US on NoKor | Midday wRap