JBC shortlists - updates

Rappler's latest stories on JBC shortlists


‘Habal-habal’ justice joins old-timers in JBC shortlist for Supreme Court

Oct 01, 2018 - 2:10 PM

The 9 names are familiar, except for one: Justice Edgardo Delos Santos, who is tagged as the ‘habal-habal’ justice of Visayas

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos led supporters gather infront of the Supreme Court on October 17, 2016 for a mass and to call for the immediate burial of former President Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

Davao judge who ordered Matobato’s arrest short-listed for CA justice

Jan 26, 2018 - 3:50 PM

The short-list of 7 for the post of a Court of Appeals justice are all women

SHORTLIST. The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) releases an all-women shortlist for a spot of a Court of Appeals justice. File photo from the Court of Appeals website

​Makati judge ​who ordered Mile Long eviction shortlisted for anti-graft court

Aug 18, 2017 - 5:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte will be asked to choose from the submitted names

VACANCIES. Anti-graft court Sandiganbayan has 3 vacancies. Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

Will Dimaampao be the 2nd Muslim SC justice?

Jul 07, 2017 - 5:26 PM

Dimaampao born in Marawi City is pushing for the organization of a sharia appellate court

INTEGRITY. Associate Justice Japar Dimaampao tells the JBC he can bring integrity to the High Court if he is chosen. Screengrab from PTV Livestream

CA justices, including a Bedan, make up shortlist for SC post

Jun 23, 2017 - 1:55 PM

The changes in the High Court come amid highly controversial issues awaiting decision

Supreme Court of the Philippines in Padre Faura, Manila. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Short list for Duterte's 2nd Sandiganbayan appointee released

Mar 31, 2017 - 2:35 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte will have 7 appointees to the anti graft court during his term


JBC nominates 7 to replace SC Justice Brion

Dec 09, 2016 - 12:31 PM

Justice Arturo Brion will retire on December 29

Duterte phone call, De Lima to Aguirre, JBC submits names | Evening wRap

Dec 03, 2016 - 5:20 PM

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JBC nominates 5 names to replace SC Justice Perez

Dec 02, 2016 - 6:44 PM

UPDATED The Judicial and Bar Council also resolves to submit to the Office of the President shortlists for vacancies in the Court of Appeals and the Sandiganbayan

Duterte to get shortlist of anti-graft court nominees

Aug 05, 2016 - 4:32 PM

With the vacancy in the Sandiganbayan division that hears PCGG cases the President will be making his first major appointment to the judiciary

JBC submits shortlists for next 6 Sandiganbayan justices

Oct 26, 2015 - 8:15 PM

Included are Undersecretary Michael Musngi and Makati City RTC Judge Alameda who is hearing the serious illegal detention case against Janet Lim Napoles

JBC submits shortlists for 4 Court of Appeals vacancies

Aug 17, 2015 - 7:37 PM

The 14 names have been nominated to replace Michael Elbinias who died and Rebecca de Guia Salvador Hakim Abdulwahid and Isaias Dicdican who retired

NEW APPOINTMENT. President Benigno Aquino III chooses a new Court of Appeals Associate Justice. Photo from the Court of Appeals website

De Lima did not have the votes. Period.

Aug 14, 2012 - 2:39 PM

The position of JBC members on the suspension of its own rules indicates that Justice Secretary Leila De Lima did not have the necessary 5 votes to make it to the shortlist