Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says health workers face an 'unprecedented challenge,' but the agencies working on reproductive health 'will not falter'
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'
'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
'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
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'
(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
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
Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 65 Judge Edgardo Caldona replaces Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Jose Hernandez, who retired last November 16
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'
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.'
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
Dominic Thiem will now meet the winner of the quarter-final clash between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro.
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'
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.
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, one of the complaint's respondents, says the ICC case against him, the President, and other officials is 'baseless'
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
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
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
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?
Thousands of lives have been taken summarily, and we are debating whether those killings were justified or not
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
The Napoles camp intends to file a new petition for bail. They have also set a meeting with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.
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
'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
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
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
The Court of Appeals reverses the 2015 conviction of a Makati court, saying that Janet Lim Napoles' guilt was not proven beyond reasonable doubt
Lawyer Jude Sabio says it is Solicitor General Jose Calida who should be disbarred 'for his complicity in the war on drugs'
'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
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
'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
2016 Bar passers want to use their attorney title for the service of others
(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.
The 2016 Bar topnotcher from Kalilangan, Bukidnon, says her feat is 'beyond, beyond, beyond' what she prayed for
(3rd UPDATE) The 2016 Bar Exams register a passing rate of 59.06%, the highest in decades
The highest percentage of exam passers ever recorded was in 1954 with 75.17%, while the lowest was in 1999 with 16.59%
The High Court upholds Inquirer's win at the Court of Tax Appeals
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo raises the required amount from her personal funds and loans from relatives of her late husband
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
The President does not bother to read the 78-page document: 'Why would I waste my time?'
'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