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Court allows Napoles daughter to travel to Bali

Mar 22, 2017 - 6:08 PM

The lawyer of Jeane Napoles says they will exhaust all means to dismiss the P17M tax case against her

Court allows Napoles daughter to travel to Bali

VACC fails to stop historic Army Navy club from being turned into hotel

Mar 22, 2017 - 5:20 PM

The next option would be to file for annulment of contract before a regional trial court

VACC fails to stop historic Army Navy club from being turned into hotel

ICC poised to make first awards to war crimes' victims

Mar 22, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The order for reparations for 304 victims of former Congolese warlord Germain Katanga is set to be a landmark step for the world's only permanent war crimes court.

ICC poised to make first awards to war crimes' victims

Duterte, oral arguments, Trump | Midday wRap

Mar 22, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Margie de Leon

Duterte, oral arguments, Trump | Midday wRap

U.S. Supreme Court nominee on Trump: 'No man above the law'

Mar 22, 2017 - 7:22 AM

Neil Gorsuch: 'Nobody is above the law in this country, and that includes the president of the United States'

U.S. Supreme Court nominee on Trump: 'No man above the law'

Maute group, oral arguments, Park | Evening wRap

Mar 21, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Watch the evening newscast with David Lozada

Maute group, oral arguments, Park | Evening wRap

Ombudsman comment sought on De Lima case

Mar 21, 2017 - 7:48 PM

Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay suggests that the High Court ask Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to submit her comment on the jurisdiction issue on the case of detained Senator Leila de Lima

Ombudsman comment sought on De Lima case

De Lima's close-in cops did not see notary public in Crame – Calida

Mar 21, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Affidavits executed by cops assigned to Senator Leila de Lima on February 24 and the detained lawmaker's notary public tell different stories

De Lima's close-in cops did not see notary public in Crame – Calida

Sandigan might drown in cases if we rule for De Lima – SC justices

Mar 21, 2017 - 3:47 PM

(UPDATED) Justice Francis Jardeleza advises Florin Hilbay, his successor in the OSG, to produce data to prove otherwise

Sandigan might drown in cases if we rule for De Lima – SC justices

LIVE: Supreme Court oral arguments on De Lima vs Guerrero

Mar 21, 2017 - 1:49 PM

Listen to the audio stream of the oral arguments on the petitions of detained Senator Leila de Lima

LIVE: Supreme Court oral arguments on De Lima vs Guerrero

Perfect storm in wild, wild Philippines

Mar 21, 2017 - 12:07 PM

For our sake, we better understand what is happening and act collectively to avert the worst outcome

Perfect storm in wild, wild Philippines

EXPLAINER: Issues on jurisdiction in De Lima cases

Mar 21, 2017 - 10:19 AM

What are the issues on jurisdiction being threshed out at the oral arguments before the Supreme Court?

EXPLAINER: Issues on jurisdiction in De Lima cases

Plane crash-lands in South Sudan with 45 onboard

Mar 20, 2017 - 10:46 PM

(UPDATED) Images circulating on social media show thick black smoke billowing from the aircraft, which was completely burned out except for the tail, clearly bearing the insignia of local carrier South Supreme Airlines

Plane crash-lands in South Sudan with 45 onboard

Duterte 'welcomes' impeachment, ICC cases

Mar 19, 2017 - 4:30 PM

While his allies and the Palace defend President Rodrigo Duterte from an impeachment case and a possible ICC case, he himself 'welcomes' these

Duterte 'welcomes' impeachment, ICC cases

Ex-SexBomb dancer petitions SC to make landmark ruling for women

Mar 17, 2017 - 8:11 PM

Harassment cases are abuses in a different form, says the Gabriela Women's Party

Ex-SexBomb dancer petitions SC to make landmark ruling for women

DFA hopes new evidence will save Jennifer Dalquez

Mar 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The government says they are already doing everything they can to overturn a UAE court's death sentence on OFW Jennifer Dalquez

DFA hopes new evidence will save Jennifer Dalquez

Erdogan lashes EU over 'anti-Islam crusade'

Mar 16, 2017 - 10:48 PM

(UPDATED) Turkey and the EU are locked in their most explosive row in years after Germany and The Netherlands blocked Turkish ministers from campaigning for a 'Yes' vote in a April referendum on expanding Erdogan's powers

Erdogan lashes EU over 'anti-Islam crusade'

Appeals court rules in favor of Masbate gold mine

Mar 16, 2017 - 5:23 PM

'Petitioners simply failed to substantiate their claims that any environmental damage is directly attributable to Filminera's mining activities'

Appeals court rules in favor of Masbate gold mine

Did RTC judge in De Lima drug case say she doesn't have jurisdiction?

Mar 15, 2017 - 3:00 PM

A transcript of the hearing held on February 24, 2017 shows RTC Judge Juanita Guerrero saying so

Did RTC judge in De Lima drug case say she doesn't have jurisdiction?

SC's Carpio says Sandiganbayan Law should prevail

Mar 14, 2017 - 9:19 PM

This is consistent with the position taken by the De Lima camp which says it is the anti-graft court that has jurisdiction over the detained senator because it is covered by a later law

SC's Carpio says Sandiganbayan Law should prevail

Hilbay vs Calida, Pacquiao, Benham Rise | Evening wRap

Mar 14, 2017 - 8:25 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Margie de Leon

Hilbay vs Calida, Pacquiao, Benham Rise  | Evening wRap

EU court rules workplace headscarf ban legal

Mar 14, 2017 - 6:47 PM

The European Court of Justice says it does not constitute 'direct discrimination' if a firm has an internal rule banning the wearing of 'any political, philosophical or religious sign'

EU court rules workplace headscarf ban legal

ICC case vs Duterte is PH's 'last recourse' – opposition lawmakers

Mar 14, 2017 - 5:50 PM

The congressmen argue that the ICC may step in if the Philippines is 'shown to be unwilling or unable to investigate, prosecute, and try in good faith'

ICC case vs Duterte is PH's 'last recourse' – opposition lawmakers

Leonen: De Lima relief from SC may set precedent

Mar 14, 2017 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) Justice Marvic Leonen says there is a danger in setting a 'scary' precedent of public officials involved in crimes running to the SC for remedy

Leonen: De Lima relief from SC may set precedent

Lopez, Calida vs Hilbay, ISIS | Midday wRap

Mar 14, 2017 - 12:59 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Chay Hofileña

Lopez, Calida vs Hilbay, ISIS | Midday wRap

Powerhouse team to argue for De Lima in SC orals

Mar 14, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Who does Senator Leila de Lima have arguing for her in the Supreme Court? Veteran lawyers, prosecutors, and lawmakers.

Powerhouse team to argue for De Lima in SC orals

De Lima arraigned before QC court, questions jurisdiction

Mar 13, 2017 - 6:09 PM

Senator Leila de Lima maintains that her case should have been filed with the Ombudsman and tried at the Sandiganbayan

De Lima arraigned before QC court, questions jurisdiction

Planned ICC case 'not applicable' to Duterte, PH – Palace

Mar 11, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Malacañang reiterates that the extrajudicial killings – stated as the basis for a case against the President before the tribunal – are not state-sanctioned

Planned ICC case 'not applicable' to Duterte, PH – Palace

Eyes on Blue House as South Korea awaits Park move

Mar 11, 2017 - 11:06 AM

(UPDATED) News reports say Park was watching TV alone in her private presidential room Friday, March 10, when the Constitutional Court announced her dismissal live on air

Eyes on Blue House as South Korea awaits Park move

Taguig City judge is new Court of Appeals Associate Justice

Mar 10, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Judge Louis Acosta will fill the post that CA Associate Justice Agnes Carpio vacated on December 1, 2016

Taguig City judge is new Court of Appeals Associate Justice

News Briefs: March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Friday, March 10

News Briefs: March 10, 2017

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017 - 10:57 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Friday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 10, 2017

South Korea court dismisses president Park

Mar 10, 2017 - 10:21 AM

(UPDATED) The South Korean Constitutional Court upholds Park Geun-Hye's impeachment by parliament over a wide-ranging corruption scandal, triggering a new presidential election

South Korea court dismisses president Park

Fort Bonifacio: CA issues favorable ruling to Taguig

Mar 09, 2017 - 9:05 PM

The CA rules that Makati committed forum shopping when it filed an appeal before the Pasig RTC and the CA itself

Fort Bonifacio: CA issues favorable ruling to Taguig

Matobato lawyer to file case vs Duterte in ICC

Mar 09, 2017 - 6:48 PM

Lawyer Jude Sabio says he wants to file by end of March the crimes against humanity case in relation to extrajudicial killings

Matobato lawyer to file case vs Duterte in ICC

SC to file case vs Baguio judge linked to drugs

Mar 09, 2017 - 5:26 PM

The High Court orders the inventory of all cases decided by Baguio Judge Antonio Reyes

SC to file case vs Baguio judge linked to drugs

South Africa revokes decision to leave ICC – UN

Mar 08, 2017 - 6:56 PM

Notice of Pretoria's decision to end the withdrawal process was posted on the UN's treaty website this week, although it does not necessarily spell the end of its bid to leave the Hague-based court

South Africa revokes decision to leave ICC – UN

Who is SC Associate Justice Noel Tijam?

Mar 08, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Court of Appeals Associate Justice Noel Tijam, a law school classmate of President Duterte, is the latest appointee to the High Tribunal

Who is SC Associate Justice Noel Tijam?

Duterte appoints Noel Tijam as SC justice

Mar 08, 2017 - 3:55 PM

(UPDATED) Noel Tijam, an associate justice of the Court of Appeals, was a classmate of President Rodrigo Duterte at the San Beda College of Law

Duterte appoints Noel Tijam as SC justice

EU court says states can deny visas to refugees

Mar 07, 2017 - 7:32 PM

The decision by the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice's decision is seen as a test case for EU countries facing a surge in refugees in the past two years

EU court says states can deny visas to refugees

Supreme Court junks road sharing petition

Mar 07, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The petition seeks to compel the government to limit cars to half of the roads but the High Court denies it

Supreme Court junks road sharing petition

Duterte, De Lima and Lascañas: Not a love triangle

Mar 07, 2017 - 11:07 AM

The Supreme Court will see clearly that Duterte, De Lima, and Lascañas do not love each other, but surely love for this country and for the rule of law will make the Court decide the case in the right way

Duterte, De Lima and Lascañas: Not a love triangle

Arrest warrant out for Matobato in frustrated murder case

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:01 AM

The case stems from a 2014 ambush attempt on a former Department of Agrarian Reform official, who identified Matobato as the suspect after seeing him testify at the Senate

Arrest warrant out for Matobato in frustrated murder case

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'terrorism' in top UN court

Mar 07, 2017 - 12:04 AM

Ukraine is asking the ICJ to impose emergency measures ordering Russia to stop the alleged funnelling of money, weapons, and personnel into the east, and to halt so-called 'discrimination' against minorities in Russian-occupied Crimea

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'terrorism' in top UN court

Get to know Duterte's first Supreme Court appointee Samuel Martires

Mar 06, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Samuel Martires is two years away from the mandatory retirement age of 70

Get to know Duterte's first Supreme Court appointee Samuel Martires

Duterte appoints Samuel Martires as SC justice

Mar 06, 2017 - 6:10 PM

(UPDATED) Martires is the first Supreme Court justice to be appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte, who will get to appoint at least 12 more justices in his term

Duterte appoints Samuel Martires as SC justice

Robredo asks SC to reverse decision to proceed with Marcos case

Mar 06, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr accuses Vice President Leni Robredo of resorting to delaying tactics

Robredo asks SC to reverse decision to proceed with Marcos case

EXPLAINER: Police, military officials liable for Duterte's illegal kill orders

Mar 05, 2017 - 10:45 AM

The Rome Statute is precisely designed to demolish the wall of impunity with which state officials commit human rights violations, like the ones occurring on a virtually daily basis in our midst

EXPLAINER: Police, military officials liable for Duterte's illegal kill orders

#DontTakeAwayMyBirthControl: Besh, we need to talk about RH law again

Mar 05, 2017 - 6:30 AM

Sign the petition asking the Supreme Court SC to lift its TRO on contraceptives

#DontTakeAwayMyBirthControl: Besh, we need to talk about RH law again

EXPLAINER: Yes, Int'l Criminal Court can prosecute Duterte for killing spree

Mar 04, 2017 - 9:45 PM

The Philippines effectively domesticated the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court when it enacted Republic Act 9851 – the commander in chief can be held liable for crimes against humanity

EXPLAINER: Yes, Int'l Criminal Court can prosecute Duterte for killing spree