Rappler's latest stories on Diosdado Peralta
Who does the President really want? Insiders whisper his preferred candidate is not among the 3 candidates, but someone more junior.
Justice Jose Reyes Jr, getting only one vote, is dropped from the list
(UPDATED) The 4 applicants for chief justice include SC Associate Justices Diosdado Peralta, Estela Perlas Bernabe, Andres Reyes Jr, and Jose Reyes Jr
The chief justice applicant says judges should not acquit suspects, but dismiss cases only without prejudice to refiling
'I’m not a topnotcher, I'm not an honor student, but I think I was able to compensate with the work that I had done,' Justice Diosdado Peralta tells the Judicial and Bar Council
Watch the public interview of the applicants for the Philippines' next chief justice
Justice Diosdado Peralta, the most senior of the applicants, represents the judiciary in budget hearings of both chambers of Congress
Supreme Court Justice Diosdado Peralta proposes amendments to Republic Act 9165 of the Dangerous Drugs Act
(3rd UPDATE) This is the third time that the justice from Ilocos Norte is vying to be the top magistrate
Bersamin and Bernabe voted to grant bail to the Globe Asiatique owner; Carpio and Reyes dissented; Peralta inhibited
The High Court intends to 'weed out poorly built up drug-related cases'
Will a chief justice front-runner grant Trillanes a TRO?
De Castro gets 6 votes, Peralta also 6, while Bersamin gets 5. President Duterte will choose the next chief justice from this list.
The opposition says the impeachment complaints filed at the Lower House should be a valid ground for disqualification but that may not be a hard and fast rule
(UPDATED) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, ex-officio member of the JBC, says the impeachment complaints will not affect the chief justice applications
Two chief justice applicants change their votes to hand Philippine Airlines a victory. A dissenter says it besmirches the legitimacy of the Supreme Court.
Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Margie de Leon
Supreme Court Justices Diosdado Peralta and Lucas Bersamin want to smoke out corruption in the judiciary, while Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro vows to continue her digitization reforms
Peralta denies telling people he is the next chief justice
(3rd UPDATE) We are updating this to add the voting history of Justices Antonio Carpio and Estela Perlas Bernabe, who join Justices Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, and Andres Reyes Jr in the nomination for chief justice
(UPDATED) One from the list will fill in the position vacated by ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
(UPDATED) Outside the SC premises in Baguio City, Sereno’s supporters mobilize to call for the inhibition of the justices they call the 'Biased 5'
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says Associate Justices Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Francis Jardeleza, and Noel Tijam 'cannot decide the quo warranto petition objectively and impartially'
'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'
They say Maria Lourdes Sereno was included in the shortlist for Chief Justice even if she failed to submit her SALNs, documents that are required of all government officials
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno questions the regularity of police raids during ungodly hours
Justice Diosdado Peralta says that even if drug violations were committed by government officials, the RTC, not the Sandiganbayan, has jurisdiction over them
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Associate Justice Andres Reyes Jr have urged the House to observe separation of powers between the judiciary and legislature
You have here a case where all these are not qualified for the witness protection program but are in conspiracy with De Lima are not named in the information Would you say that there is a singling out of the accused? Associate Justice Marvic Leonen asks Solicitor General Jose Calida
What are the issues on jurisdiction being threshed out at the oral arguments before the Supreme Court?
This is consistent with the position taken by the De Lima camp which says it is the anti graft court that has jurisdiction over the detained senator because it is covered by a later law
Besides the Marcos burial and cases involving former presidents the Supreme Court has also decided on major cases involving key politicians
UPDATED The justices ruled on the petitions opposing a hero s burial for Marcos by viewing and judging his totality as a person the SC decision says
UPDATED By a vote of 9 5 the Supreme Court gives the go signal for former president Ferdinand Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani Justices are expected to submit their opinions by Thursday November 10
UPDATED This is the second time the High Court has extended the status quo ante order on a hero s burial for the dictator
Of the issues the justices gave significant attention to human rights RA 289 AFP regulations and Marcos record as a soldier
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
Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa
Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap
We reviewed 5 graft cases that never prospered against the Vice President when he was still mayor of Makati
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
A member of the Sandiganbayan says the filing of the 3 plunder cases is a welcome development for those eyeing higher positions in the judiciary How they decide on the cases [could] affect their chances of being appointed to the SC
(UPDATED) Here's the latest on 9 personalities who figured in the plunder trial of former president Joseph Estrada
The Senate President turns the tables on SC justices Marvic Leonen and Diosdado Peralta presses them on a speedy decision before the year ends