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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 is not a position of superiority but an opportunity to lead the judiciary,' Supreme Court Associate Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe tells the Judicial and Bar Council during her interview for the top magistrate position
Watch the public interview of the applicants for the Philippines' next chief justice
(3rd UPDATE) In a speech in June, Justice Estela Perlas Bernabe tells young lawyers, 'Never compromise your integrity'
‘When making a choice, go with your heart even if it terrifies you,’ says Supreme Court Associate Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe
Bersamin and Bernabe voted to grant bail to the Globe Asiatique owner; Carpio and Reyes dissented; Peralta inhibited
Bernabe often votes with a nuance. She is respected in the High Court because of her collegial virtues.
Associate Justice Andres Reyes Jr also tries again for the Supreme Court's top spot
(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
'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'
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno questions the regularity of police raids during ungodly hours
Here's a summary of the most important points raised during the petitioners' round in the Supreme Court oral arguments on the war on drugs
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?
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
Dissenters Chief Justice Sereno and Associate Justice Leonen say PCSO fund releases diverted to the Office of the President would not have been possible without Arroyo s approval
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
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Associate Justice Marvic Leonen s strongly worded dissenting opinion reveals that Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin circulated for signing a draft different from the one previously voted upon by the justices
It was Estela Perlas Bernabe ponente of the Ombudsman case who administered the oath of the Makati mayor
What are the main points and highlights of the Supreme Court decision on the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program?
CJ Sereno defends the President’s use of “incentives” to push legislative agenda
Voting 8 6 the High Court said the Palace erred in sacking Deputy Ombudsman Emilio Gonzales III saying his failure to immediately act on the case of police officer Rolando Mendoza does not correspond to betrayal of public trust
The Supreme Court says the Aquino government s conditional cash transfer does not encroach on LGUs authority to deliver basic services
18 nominees have said no to the race for the highest position in the judiciary