Alexander Gesmundo - updates

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Lawyers counting on 'swing votes' to reverse Sereno ouster

May 15, 2018 - 1:09 PM

Edre Olalia of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) says it is up to Justices Andres Reyes Jr and Alexander Gesmundo to ‘change their minds’. There is also the curious case of Justice Francis Jardeleza.

A group of lawyers led by the National Union of Progressive Lawyers troop the Supreme Court on May 15, 2018 to protest the quo warranto decision against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Sereno says sorry for confusion over indefinite leave

Mar 01, 2018 - 2:25 PM

'I had agreed to go on an indefinite leave, but I am also bound by the appropriate administrative rules,' says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

APOLOGY. Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno apoligizzes for the 'inaccurately conveyed' information of her leave. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

SC justices warn Sereno spokespersons over ‘damaging’ statements

Mar 01, 2018 - 1:17 PM

'We apologize for any confusion we have caused in the last few days but we were working on available information,' says Sereno's spokesperson

CJ spokesperson Atty. Jojo Lacanilao during interview by media at Congress on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Lacanilao announce over CJ Ma. Lourdes Sereno wellness leave on March 1-15. Photo by DARREN LANGIT/Rappler

Sereno's indefinite leave a 'consensus' of SC en banc

Mar 01, 2018 - 11:19 AM

Thirteen justices slam the camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for making announcements that have 'seriously damaged the integrity of the judiciary'

Destabilization or ripe for suspension? Day 2 of SC drug war oral arguments

Nov 29, 2017 - 9:23 AM

Here are highlights of the second day of Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of Oplan Tokhang in the government's war on drugs

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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Aug 14, 2017 - 8:48 PM

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Duterte appoints Justice Gesmundo to Supreme Court

Aug 14, 2017 - 1:03 PM

UPDATED Gesmundo replaces retired Justice Jose Mendoza

NEW SC JUSTICE. Associate Justice Alexander Gesmundo is appointed to the Supreme Court by President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo from SC PIO

Will Dimaampao be the 2nd Muslim SC justice?

Jul 07, 2017 - 5:26 PM

Dimaampao born in Marawi City is pushing for the organization of a sharia appellate court

INTEGRITY. Associate Justice Japar Dimaampao tells the JBC he can bring integrity to the High Court if he is chosen. Screengrab from PTV Livestream

SC nominee Gesmundo: Rules should be revised for faster justice

Jul 04, 2017 - 6:49 PM

Justice Gesmundo pushes for a more proactive court

JBC INTERVIEWS. Sandiganabayan Associate Justice Alexander Gesmundo is interviewed by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on July 4, 2017 for a vacancy at the Supreme Court.

LIVE: JBC interviews candidates for Supreme Court associate justice, 4 July 2017

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:41 AM

There are 13 candidates vying for the slot of retiring Supreme Court Associate Justice Jose Mendoza, with 3 of them to be interviewed on Tuesday, July 4

Who's who: Candidates vying to replace SC justice Jose Mendoza

Jul 03, 2017 - 9:50 AM

The Judicial and Bar Council considers 13 candidates for the post to be vacated by retiring SC justice Jose Mendoza

JBC interviews set for Duterte's 4th SC appointee

Jun 27, 2017 - 5:36 PM

Up for interviews next week are veteran public lawyers: CA Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Alexander Gesmundo and Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon Gerard Mosquera

Supreme Court of the Philippines in Padre Faura, Manila. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Jinggoy camp: Luy digital files tampered with

Sep 04, 2015 - 7:06 PM

The Luy disk drive has become unreliable and unbelievable and its contents inaccurate [upon] which the prosecution largely based their allegations against Senator Estrada the defense says

Will Jinggoy Estrada get out of jail?

Jul 18, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Estrada has been telling his San Juan allies he expects to be out on bail soon How true?

JINGGOY ESTRADA. Senator Jinggoy Estrada appears before the Sandiganbayan in 2014. AFP file photo

Justices told: Explain refusal to try Jinggoy's plunder case

Dec 17, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Has there been undue pressure exerted on the justices to back out from the case?

APPEARANCE. Senator Jinggoy Estrada appears  before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division. Sandiganbayan pool photo

Sandigan justices, pork barrel cases: Eyeing the SC?

Aug 18, 2014 - 11:22 AM

A look at the 3rd and 5th division justices: It bears watching how they will behave under a new administration and whether their actuations will be their ticket to the High Court

Voluminous evidence vs Estrada delays bail hearing

Jul 08, 2014 - 1:19 PM

Defense lawyers are concerned about the prosecution s presentation of over 1 000 documents as evidence to prove Estrada should not be permitted to post bail

Revilla’s 'kickbacks' more than Sandigan justices' total net worth

Jun 21, 2014 - 7:14 PM

[Exclusive] As of end 2012 the 14 anti graft court justices have a collective net worth of over P215 million – less than the P224 5 million that Revilla is accused of collecting from 2006 2010

For now, no jail for Jinggoy

Jun 20, 2014 - 4:59 PM

UPDATED Estrada says he will be bringing his iPad with him to keep him company when the arrest warrant is issued