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Court of Appeals upholds decision clearing Junjun Binay of administrative charges

Mar 21, 2019 - 5:31 PM

The appellate court maintains that former Makati mayor Junjun Binay was still covered by the condonation doctrine when the Office of the Ombudsman ordered his dismissal in 2015

CLEARED OF ADMIN CHARGES. The Court of Appeals upholds its earlier ruling clearing former Makati Mayor Junjun Binay of administrative charges. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

CA overturns Ombudsman's dismissal of Junjun Binay in 2015

May 07, 2018 - 5:42 PM

The Court of Appeals says the condonation doctrine still covers former Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin 'Junjun' Binay Jr in September 2015

Mayor Junjun Binay during a presscon inside their home in Makati. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Is it game over for Gwen Garcia after Ombudsman's dismissal order?

Feb 15, 2018 - 10:19 AM

Her dismissal comes months before she has to file a certificate of candidacy with the Comelec

Calida rehashes Binay issue to defend Carandang suspension

Feb 02, 2018 - 7:49 PM

But are they the same? Not exactly because one involves a doctrine and the other, a statute.

IN DEFENSE. Solicitor General Jose Calida defends Malacañang's suspension of Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang despite a Supreme Court ruling taking away the President's power to discipline a Deputy Ombudsman. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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

How did SC justices vote on major political cases?

Nov 12, 2016 - 2:15 PM

Besides the Marcos burial and cases involving former presidents the Supreme Court has also decided on major cases involving key politicians

EN BANC. The Supreme Court during its oral arguments on the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on August 31, 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ombudsman slaps Moreno with 3-month suspension

Jul 02, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Moreno describes the cases being orchestrated by former mayor Emano against him as incessant unrelenting and vicious He tells supporters he stands on strong legal ground

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

Abused by elected officials? How SC struck down condonation doctrine

Nov 16, 2015 - 7:30 PM

From July 2013 to December 2014 more than 100 cases filed by the Ombudsman were dismissed because the officials in question invoked the condonation doctrine

DOCTRINE NO MORE. The Supreme Court rules to abandon the 56-year-old doctrine of condonation, which elected officials has been using to protect themselves from administrative offenses. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

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

Smartmatic contract, SC justices inhibit, Pacquiao’s tactics | The wRap

Apr 22, 2015 - 3:20 PM

The Supreme Court nullifies the Smartmatic contract Three SC justices inhibit in Junjun Binay’s case Two factors that will be key to Pacquiao’s victory

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

Junjun Binay test case for Jardeleza

Apr 20, 2015 - 10:47 AM

As justice in charge will he stick to his old position against the doctrine of condonation?