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Caguioa loses the member-in-charge position, but his dissent is strong: 'What is stopping the majority from applying Rule 65? Why is this Protest being treated as sui generis?'
(3rd UPDATE) Results of the recount of votes in Negros Oriental, Iloilo, and Camarines Sur in the vice presidential electoral protest show Robredo with 15,093 additional votes
(UPDATED) The Presidential Electoral Tribunal votes 11-2, asking Vice President Robredo and former senator Marcos to comment on the latter's motion to nullify votes from 3 Muslim Mindanao provinces
(6th UPDATE) Some quarters interpret Tuesday's decision – asking parties to comment on Marcos' 3rd cause of action, which is the annulment of votes in Lanao Del Sur, Basilan, and Maguindanao – can be disadvantageous to Robredo
(3rd UPDATE) The Supreme Court en banc defers action on the report
(UPDATED) Justice Benjamin Caguioa once warned that if the NPA conflict is upheld as basis to declare martial law, the Philippines may be trapped in a perpetual state of miitary rule
Justices Estela Perlas Bernabe, Francis Jardeleza, and Benjamin Caguioa seem inclined to dismiss the petition that accuses the Duterte government of neglect in the West Philippine Sea
In his dissent, Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza calls this accommodation of President Rodrigo Duterte ‘the Court’s seeming abdication of its duty’
Justices Leonen and Caguioa write strong dissenting opinions that allude to Duterte as a tyrant and dictator
‘Accuracy is not the question here,’ says Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, one of the 9 justices who outvoted original member in charge Justice Caguioa
(UPDATED) Some incidents ‘seem to be for motives other than rebellion,’ says Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa, the member-in-charge
The Supreme Court unanimously rejects Bongbong Marcos' motion for inhibition against Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa
(3rd UPDATE) Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa, the member-in-charge, writes the en banc to take the case from him and re-raffle. It is rejected unanimously.
(UPDATED) Ferdinand Marcos Jr cites the posts made by Supreme Court Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa's wife in a Viber group that showed bias for Vice President Leni Robredo
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Caguioa says ousting Sereno via a quo warranto will pave the way for future solicitors general to remove sitting justices on the basis of any 'integrity issue' they could find
'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
'We apologize for any confusion we have caused in the last few days but we were working on available information,' says Sereno's spokesperson
Thirteen justices slam the camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for making announcements that have 'seriously damaged the integrity of the judiciary'
'This precedent dangerously suggests a perpetual violation of people's constitutional rights,' says Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa in his dissenting opinion on the re-extension of martial law in Mindanao
The PET allows former senator Bongbong Marcos to gain access to the soft copies of election data in the 3 pilot provinces where a ballot recount will be held, but the original documents will remain with the Court.
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Former senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr says 'one option' is to request for his electoral protest case be raffled off to another Supreme Court justice
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno questions the regularity of police raids during ungodly hours
Five years after she was appointed the first female Chief Justice of the Philippines Maria Lourdes Sereno faces impeachment threats Is she a target of the Duterte administration?
Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay the petitioners counsel calls the ruling a strange and unfortunate result
Besides the Marcos burial and cases involving former presidents the Supreme Court has also decided on major cases involving key politicians
SC justices focus on human rights violations President Rodrigo Duterte s support and the totality of laws to be applied during the second round of oral arguments over the burial of Ferdinand Marcos
The pain that they Martial Law victims feel do not reflect the national psyche today? Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa asks Solicitor General Jose Calida
When President Marcos was ousted he was removed as a president and was also removed as commander in chief Carpio says during oral arguments at the Supreme Court
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
Justices Arturo Brion Antonio Carpio Teresita Leonardo de Castro and Bienvenido Reyes weigh in on Comelec s jurisdiction to rule on the qualifications of presidential candidate Grace Poe
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(UPDATED) The Supreme Court names Justice Secretary Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa the 174th Associate Justice appointed to the Supreme Court. Get to know more about him.
Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa is the 5th Aquino appointee to the Supreme Court
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Here s a quick profile of the 5 candidates being eyed to replace retired SC Associate Justice Martin Villarama Jr
The JBC gives the shortlist to the President who will appoint a replacement for retired Associate Justice Martin Villarama Jr
Among 16 candidates vying for the position of Supreme Court justice the incumbent justice secretary maintains he would remain independent
At least 4 bills at the House of Representatives want CCTV cameras and GPS trackers to be required in all PUVs
16 nominees and applicants will go through a Judicial and Bar Council screening for the post of Supreme Court associate justice
UPDATED A prosecutor at Manila airport terminals will lessen cases where passengers suspected to be victims of the laglag bala scam would be missing their flights
In 2014 lawyer Emmanuel Caparas resigned as MWSS’ chief regulator following an audit report that says he violated the agency s agreement with concessionaires
Malacañang announces the appointment of Secretary Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa 4 days after former justice secretary Leila de Lima resigned from her Cabinet post to seek a Senate seat
Alfredo Benjamin Caguiao is a senior partner at Caguioa Gatmaytan law office