Student-athletes, either in high school or college, who transfer to another member school can play for their new team immediately this season upon securing a release from the one-year residency
'Its actuations can easily be misinterpreted as participating in the partisan voices of those who are supporting a different candidate for the elections,' Justice Leonen says of the Comelec
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The private respondents call the Supreme Court's decision declaring Grace Poe qualified to run for the presidency 'a 47-page perversion of the Constitution'
We have focused far too long on her citizenship, yet Grace Poe has largely gotten away with motherhood and non-committal answers to hard questions
The Supreme Court declares Senator Grace Poe qualified to run for president in the 2016 elections, but not a few justices disagree with this decision
'A presumption of foundlings' natural-born status can be established by the deliberations of the 1935 Constitution and the history of its provisions,' says the Chief Justice
The landmark ruling comes two months before the May 9 polls
Del Castillo says Poe's intent is 'shrouded in doubt' because of having 2 houses in the US – something they supposedly only admitted later on
(3rd UPDATE) Three days after releasing the vote in its landmark decision, the Supreme Court explains its ruling. It also says Grace Poe met the the 10-year residency requirement for presidential candidates.
(5th UPDATE) The vote is 9-6 in favor of the presidential candidate
Rappler rounds up the main points in the memorandums filed by the parties involved in the disqualification case against presidential candidate Grace Poe
Not only does the solicitor general seem to be having problems with constitutional law, he seems to be splashing illogic all over the place
Senator Grace Poe says not afraid whatever the Supreme Court decision will be
Will Grace Poe be eligible to run for president? The decision rests not on merits alone but on the justices’ personal interests, external pressures and dynamics of elections.
Voting 12-3, the High Court confirms the temporary restraining orders earlier issued by the Chief Justice on the Comelec's cancellation of the presidential aspirant's certificate of candidacy
The Supreme Court appears keen on deciding the disqualification cases against Grace Poe. Quashing the TROs on the cancellation of her candidacy will render the cases moot and academic.
Petitioner Antonio Contreras, who has questioned Grace Poe's residency, says the presidential aspirant is politicizing a legal and constitutional issue
The camp of Senator Grace Poe will file their petition before the Supreme Court on Monday
''Pag kayo umalis at magpadala ng pera dito, kayo ay bagong bayani. Pero 'pag kayo’y tatakbo na, di na kayo bayani?' Grace Poe tells migrant workers
Senator and presidential candidate Grace Poe says she will challenge the Comelec First Division ruling against her candidacy.
Commissioner Christian Lim is the lone voice of dissent in the Comelec First Division, which cancelled Senator Grace Poe's certificate of candidacy for president in the 2016 elections
While there's wisdom in the statutory authority of the Comelec, in particular the 2nd division, to remove a candidate before the elections, it is so potent that it can be very dangerous if misused
Petitioner Estrella Elamparo asks the poll body's Second Division to reconsider part of its ruling
The senator's lawyer believes the 3 commissioners who ruled against Poe can still change their minds
The President says 'many more questions' surround the ruling of the Comelec Second Division and Poe is free to appeal her case
The survey front runner shoots back at the administration bet: 'Wala naman akong sinisikreto. Bilang isang DILG secretary noon, alam niya siguro ang lahat, pati nga ang background namin.'
But it doesn't mean that the cases do not affect her family, especially the children
Poe says she's confident the Supreme Court will be give her a favorable ruling.
(2ND UPDATE) The 3 Supreme Court justices in the SET – who affirmed their vote to disqualify the senator – will inhibit themselves from the case, should it be elevated to the High Court
The senator believes her period of residence in the Philippines up to the day before elections is 10 years and 11 months, but her critics say she still lacks months to meet the residency requirement for presidential candidates
Grace Poe's lawyer George Garcia says the senator didn't intend to lie about her natural-born status
Poe says even refugees, such as the Rohingyas of Myanmar, have origins
Complainants tell the Comelec that Ramon Lacson Jr, a known businessman in Bacolod City, has not resided in Salvador Benedicto town 'even for a single day'
University professor Antonio Contreras says Grace Poe isn't qualified to run for president because of her 'failure to meet the 10-year residency requirement'
Rogelio Caballero, who was mayor of Uyugan, Batanes in 2013 but was disqualified due to residency issues, will now run as provincial board member under UNA
Senator Grace Poe meets her accuser for the first time.
Rappler traces the citizenship and residency of Senator Grace Poe, as shown in her verified answer submitted to the Senate Electoral Tribunal
Hubert Cani's battle with residency restrictions are over as the former UAAP juniors star becomes eligible to play for Ateneo de Manila University this season
Although Cayetano’s bill is now turned to law, she is still in the process of trying to fight for the eligibility of Ateneo student-athlete Hubert Cani
David says he has been raising qualification issues against Poe but nobody seems to be listening or paying attention
Senator Poe says the tactics used to disqualify her father from the 2004 presidential elections are being used against her now
Binay says of Poe: 'There are Filipinos who were born Filipino but abandoned being Filipino, and became citizens of another country'
Green Archers head coach Juno Sauler denies that Dyke is back with La Salle, while Bulldogs head coach Eric Altamirano says he's no longer practicing with NU.
'She has captured the imagination of the public, but has not mesmerized them yet,' says political science professor Gladstone Cuarteros of Senator Grace Poe
Part 1: Rappler learns Poe has hired a team of lawyers to study legal challenges that might be raised against her eligibility or qualification in the 2016 presidential elections
Transferring high school student-athletes will no longer have to dread potential residency-related repercussions thanks to a new House Bill
Does Senator Grace Poe want to be president? Like her father in 2004, she may have to first win the vote of the Supreme Court.