Aguinaldo Doctrine - updates

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Sandiganbayan justice supports bid to strike down inordinate delay doctrine

Jul 28, 2017 - 6:28 PM

The Sandiganbayan has dismissed 79 corruption cases from January 2016 to May 2017 based on inordinate delay

Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Efren Dela Cruz speaks at the "Integrity and Anti-Corruption Initiatives in Changing Times" symposium in Cubao on July 28, 2017. Photo by Office of the Ombudsman

LP ally in Capiz can't be dismissed – DILG

Dec 18, 2015 - 5:49 PM

The dismissal and lifetime disqualification from public office does not apply to Capiz Governor Victor Tanco Sr because of re election

DILG delays dismissal of Roxas ally in Capiz

Oct 29, 2015 - 8:36 PM

The DILG says it has to clarify first if the Aguinaldo Doctrine applies to Capiz Governnor Victor Tanco Sr – in contrast to how it handled the case of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay

Army deploys tanks as Lanao bets bring goons to COC filing

Oct 16, 2015 - 10:36 AM

Men around the municipal town hall carried firearms or bladed weapons on Thursday October 15 Local Comelec officials were escorted by soldiers

A man calls for calm and sobriety as Jabar Tago (center, in sky blue shirt) filed his certificate of candidacy in Pantar, Lanao del Norte town hall. On Thursday, tension runs high as Jabar Tago filed his certificate of candidacy for mayor. the ousted former mayor Exchan Limbona has turned the town hall into a garrison, manned by his private armed group and the police and the military is helpless in disarming them. in Lanao provinces, the situation of Pantar is a microcosm of what is happening across the two provinces where warring clans are aiming to control of their municipality. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Roxas: Re-election should not absolve officials of liability

May 07, 2015 - 9:44 PM

If you committed anomalies you have to face the consequences says Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II referring to the Aguinaldo Doctrine the Binays are invoking

SWIPE AT THE BINAYS. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II says he is not in favor of the Aguinaldo Doctrine being invoked by the Binays of Makati, which absolves an elected local official from administrative cases once re-elected. Rappler photo

SC explains why 3 justices inhibited in Junjun Binay case

Apr 22, 2015 - 8:01 PM

Voluntary inhibitions are an exercise of good judicial conduct on the part of judges in cases where their impartiality might be reasonably questioned

SC justices shed light on Ombudsman's power to probe

Apr 22, 2015 - 3:48 PM

The Binay camp believes Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales petition is not the venue for revisiting the condonation doctrine

JUSTICES. SC Associate Justices Marvic Leonen and Estela Perlas-Bernabe take a careful look at the Ombudsman's power to probe. Photos from the SC website

Sereno: P389B in gov't funds at stake in condonation 'mess'

Apr 21, 2015 - 7:42 PM

While it took over 5 decades for the SC to have a close review of the doctrine Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says the judiciary should not be blamed for all of this mess

Carpio, Sereno suggest revisiting condonation doctrine

Apr 21, 2015 - 4:44 PM

Binay s lawyer argues that voters actual knowledge of the alleged misdeeds of a public official is not required for the application of the condonation doctrine

Mayor Binay's reelection argument based on assumption – Ombudsman

Apr 21, 2015 - 1:20 PM

The condonation doctrine cited by Makati Mayor Junjun Binay assumes that people were aware of his illegal acts at the time they cast their votes to re elect him

CA clears Cebu's Garcia of grave misconduct in land deal

Apr 25, 2014 - 11:27 PM

The Court says Garcia s 2010 reelection absolved her of administrative liability in the purchase of land supposedly under seawater during her 2008 term as Cebu governor

CLEARED. Former Cebu governor and now congresswoman Gwendolyn Garcia is cleared of administrative liability over an allegedly anomalous land purchase. File photo by Rappler