Frank Chavez - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Frank Chavez


Erap on disqualification case: Respect the voters

Jun 19, 2014 - 10:16 PM

Former president and now Manila mayor Joseph Erap Ejercito Estrada also reiterates his call for the SC to hear oral arguments on his disqualification case

SC to act on Erap's disqualification case

May 19, 2014 - 8:18 PM

The SC requires all parties involved in the case to submit their memoranda detailing their arguments on the case

Frank Chavez: Warrior litigator, beloved father figure

Sep 12, 2013 - 6:39 PM

Friends colleagues paint a picture of the man in all his fearless ferocity and warm humanity

FIGHTING SPIRIT. Frank Chavez is remembered for his fierce criticism of erring public officials

Frank Chavez dies

Sep 12, 2013 - 6:53 AM

UPDATED The former Solicitor General died after a stroke Wednesday night

FAREWELL. File photo of former Solicitor General Frank Chavez.

Comelec junks bid to disqualify Erap

Apr 02, 2013 - 12:08 PM

The Comelec second division clears the last threat to Estrada s candidacy for Manila mayor

Court says Erap can run for Manila mayor

Mar 06, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Only one disqualification case is pending this time with the Commission on Elections

Photo by Ayee Macaraig

SC upholds dismissal of malversation raps vs Arroyo

Feb 06, 2013 - 5:08 PM

The transfer of P530 M OWWA funds was legal the Supreme Court says

Congress pullout from JBC childish, says Chavez

Aug 02, 2012 - 3:13 PM

Former Solicitor General Frank Chavez chides Congress for saying it might boycott the search process for the next chief justice

Tupas to question SC ruling on JBC composition

Jul 18, 2012 - 12:07 PM

Rep Niel Tupas Jr says the Supreme Court decision on the Judicial and Bar Council favors insiders in the judiciary and weakens the mechanism of check and balance in the body


SC to JBC: Explain 2 reps from Congress

Jul 03, 2012 - 6:30 PM

The JBC has to defend why it has two representatives from Congress Iloilo Rep Niel Tupas and Sen Francis Escudero


Chavez asks SC: Declare JBC composition unconstitutional

Jul 02, 2012 - 1:36 PM

Chavez says any act of the 8 member JBC should be declared null and void


Henares, Chavez turn down nominations for CJ post

Jul 02, 2012 - 12:46 PM

Henares says she needs to stay in BIR

2 CA justices decline CJ nomination

Jun 25, 2012 - 6:11 PM

There are now 65 nominees for the post of chief justice

2010 presidential wannabe eyes CJ post

Jun 21, 2012 - 8:28 PM

Ferdinand Jose Pijao a nuisance candidate in the 2010 presidential elections wants to try his luck getting into the judiciary

[UPDATE] SC Justices Bernabe, Del Castillo decline CJ nomination

Jun 20, 2012 - 6:42 PM

There are now 12 SC justices nominated for chief justice


Gibo declines nomination for chief justice post

Jun 19, 2012 - 6:14 PM

Based on a list provided by the JBC on June 19 there are now 45 nominees for the post of chief justice


Ex-DOE chief declines nomination to CJ post

Jun 16, 2012 - 9:54 PM

Lotilla says seniority in High Court should be respected

Ex-CA justice disqualified for CJ post

Jun 15, 2012 - 6:05 PM

The list of nominees and applicants to the post vacated by Chief Justice Renato Corona is now down to 26

PNoy's first appointee to the SC nominated for CJ post

Jun 15, 2012 - 5:01 PM

Corona has sought the inhibition of Sereno in a case involving his impeachment trial

Comelec official, 5 others nominated to CJ post

Jun 15, 2012 - 4:18 PM

Nominees include the IBP president a Comelec commissioner and a retired Court of Appeals justice

SC Justice Perez nominated to CJ post

Jun 15, 2012 - 2:50 PM

Perez is the first SC insider aside from the 5 most senior justices to be nominated to the post

Teddy Boy Locsin nominated for chief justice

Jun 14, 2012 - 3:10 PM

Locsin also tried for the SC in 2009

Frank Chavez nominated for CJ post

Jun 14, 2012 - 1:01 PM

Chavez has yet to accept his nomination