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Justice Efren de la Cruz: A year of losses for the ethics man

Dec 09, 2018 - 10:53 AM

It has been a tough year for the ethics man of the Sandiganbayan, the justice who prides himself as a man with no connections, and who would always say that those chosen over him for higher positions are more competent

'ETHICS MAN'. Sandiganbayan Justice Efren dela Cruz. Rappler Screenshot

Revilla concealed unexplained wealth, liable for graft – dissenting justice

Dec 09, 2018 - 8:54 AM

The majority decision acquitting Bong Revilla of plunder only says it has not been proven beyond reasonable doubt that his unexplained bank deposits are kickbacks from Janet Napoles

Senator Bong Revilla Jr arrive his home at Bacoor in Cavite on 7 December 2018. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

DOCUMENT: Dissenting opinions on Bong Revilla acquittal

Dec 07, 2018 - 8:36 PM

Read the full dissents of Associate Justices Efren de la Cruz and Ma Theresa Dolores Gomez-Estoesta

FREE. Former senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr arrives at the Sandiganbayan on Friday, December 7, 2018, for the promulgation of judgment on his plunder case. He is acquitted. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

SC Justice Martires, Sandiganbayan Justice De la Cruz vie for Ombudsman

May 16, 2018 - 10:40 AM

(UPDATED) The two justices join the list of aspirants for the coveted post

OMBUDSMAN POST. Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Samuel Martires (left) and Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Efren Dela Cruz (right) apply for the post of Ombudsman. Photo of Justice Martires courtesy of SC PIO and photo of Justice Dela Cruz courtesy of Office of the Ombudsman

Court allows overnight checkup for Revilla at St Luke's

Nov 13, 2014 - 6:35 PM

Senator Revilla is required to shoulder all costs for the checkup including expenses to be incurred by the Philippine National Police in securing him

OVERNIGHT CARE. Senator Ramon Revilla is given the clearance to get an overnight medical check up at St Luke's Medical Center in Taguig City. Photo by Rappler

The justices behind the pork barrel cases

Aug 17, 2014 - 5:31 PM

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

Benhur Luy's hard drive pre-marked as evidence

Jul 31, 2014 - 2:42 PM

State witness Benhur Luy s hard drive is presented as evidence in court by the prosecution amid claims of inadmissibility by the defense

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

Graft cases vs PCGG commissioners dismissed due to Ombudsman delays

Jun 15, 2014 - 1:50 AM

Arguing that the long delays by the Ombudsman had already violated their rights to due process the defendants ask the Sandiganbayan to dismiss the charges against them

2 Sandigan justices question dismissal of charges vs Ongpin

May 30, 2014 - 10:21 AM

Anti graft court Associate Justice Herrera argues that the dismissal of the cases constitutes an unwarranted turnaround and a premature appreciation of evidence

Junior justice is new Sandiganbayan head

Oct 04, 2013 - 4:31 PM

Recently appointed and the most junior in the graft court Amparo Cabotaje Tang has been named presiding justice bypassing senior justices

INSIDER, BUT JUNIOR. Recently appointed Associate Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang is named presiding justice of the graft court. Photo courtesy of the UST Faculty of Civil Law.