Jesus Falcis - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jesus Falcis

ARTICLE FINDER

Supreme Court junks same-sex marriage case on technicalities

Sep 03, 2019 - 2:37 PM

The dismissal is based on the lack of legal standing by petitioner Jesus Falcis. Falcis and his co-counsels are held liable for indirect contempt.

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE. LGBTQ members light candles as they gather outside the Supreme Court in Manila on June 19, 2018 for the oral arguments regarding the petition for same sex marriage. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Nicko Falcis tells Kris Aquino to stop bullying, stay away from his family

Feb 18, 2019 - 2:42 PM

Nicko's brother Jesus meanwhile tells Kris to face her case in court

Nicko Falcis' sister lashes out against Kris Aquino

Feb 05, 2019 - 8:00 AM

'Napaka-peke mong tao,' Charlene tells Kris via social media

Jesus Falcis: 'A death threat is a death threat'

Jan 19, 2019 - 1:56 PM

Jesus and his brother, Kris Aquino’s former business manager Nicko, post a photo from the Hall of Justice in Quezon City

FALCIS BROTHERS. Jesus and Nicko Falcis post a photo from the Hall of Justice in Quezon City. Screenshot from Instagram.com/jesusfalcis

Jesus Falcis slams Kris Aquino’s camp for 'intimidating the media'

Jan 11, 2019 - 6:17 PM

Aquino's lawyers sent letters to 'all broadcast stations,' cautioning them against airing interviews that they believe only broadcast the side of Falcis and his brother Nicko

JESUS FALCIS. The lawyer is in the thick of an ongoing spat against Kris Aquino. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Jesus Falcis addresses cyber libel charges

Jan 10, 2019 - 5:11 PM

The lawyer says any libelous statements he made against the media mogul were done only in defense of his brother

BROTHER'S KEEPER. Jesus Falcis says that any libel he has committed is only in defense of his brother, Nicko, who is facing charges of  qualified theft from Kris Aquino. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Duterte wants Grades 11, 12 to take ROTC | Midday wRap

Nov 23, 2018 - 1:14 PM

Watch the midday wRap with Ralf Rivas

Kris Aquino files cyber libel case vs Jesus Falcis

Nov 22, 2018 - 7:17 PM

Lawyer Jesus Falcis, brother of Kris' erstwhile business partner Nicko Falcis, is sued for 9 counts of cyber libel

MORE CASES. Kris Aquino arrives at the Department of Justice to file cyberlibel cases against Atty. Jesus Falcis on November 22, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Kris Aquino's lawyers: She's incapable of having someone killed

Nov 18, 2018 - 9:12 AM

'Why is he hiding? Flight is an admission of guilt,' Kris Aquino's lawyers say of her former business partner Nicko Falcis

NO BACKING DOWN. Kris Aquino, through her lawyers, answer allegations made against her. Rappler file photo

Nicko Falcis’ brother says Kris Aquino threatened former business partner

Nov 16, 2018 - 2:57 PM

Lawyer Jesus Falcis says the personal credit card charges his brother is accused of making were for the actress' flight, hotel stay, and her entourage's expenses

BROTHERS. Jesus Falcis issues a statement on his brother Nicko's behalf. Nicko Falcis is facing 44 counts of qualified theft filed by his former business partner Kris Aquino. Screenshot from Instagram.com/jesusfalcis

Missed SC deadline another misstep for same-sex marriage petition

Aug 07, 2018 - 1:48 PM

The High Court asks lawyer Jesus Falcis to show cause why he should not be disciplined for failing to submit his memorandum on time

Attorney Jesus Falcis III prior to the start of the Supreme Court oral arguments on same sex marriage on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

SC finds same-sex marriage lawyer guilty of contempt for improper attire

Jul 16, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The Supreme Court reprimands young lawyer Jesus Falcis III for not wearing a suit and tie to a preliminary conference attended by justices

Attorney Jesus Falcis III prior to the start of the Supreme Court oral arguments on same sex marriage on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Justice Carpio: Same-sex civil union is constitutional

Jun 26, 2018 - 7:25 PM

Petitioner Jesus Falcis III says civil union can be a middleground, 'but it doesn’t mean we will stop fighting for marriage equality'

Justices of the Supreme Court led by acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio starts the oral arguments on the same sex marriage on June 18, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Same-sex marriage: Flawed petition or unready Court?

Jun 26, 2018 - 10:49 AM

‘The Supreme Court was trying to find a reason not to decide the case,’ says constitutional law professor Dan Gatmaytan

Falcis legal team: Same-sex marriage petition will help LGBT movement

Jun 21, 2018 - 12:06 PM

'Para sakin ang importante ay naumpisahan na ang paguusap. The conversation has now begun inside the Supreme Court,' says TV personality Boy Abunda, who was present at the opening of the oral arguments at the SC

Justices of the Supreme Court led by acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio starts the oral arguments on the same sex marriage on June 18, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Antonio Carpio, Sereno accuses Marquez, U.S. leaves UNHRC | Midday wRap

Jun 20, 2018 - 1:57 PM

Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Margie de Leon

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 20, 2018

Jun 20, 2018 - 12:01 PM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Wednesday.

Justices of the Supreme Court led by acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio starts the oral arguments on the same sex marriage on June 18, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

SC's De Castro: Same-sex marriage will complicate gender specific laws

Jun 19, 2018 - 11:56 PM

'There is a law that would guide judges and justices, and that is the Constitution,' says petitioner Jesus Falcis III

SERENO IMPEACHMENT. Justice Teresita De Castro testifies before the House Committee on Justice during Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Serenoo during the Impeachment proceedings on Wednesday. File by Darren Langit/Rappler

‘Mistakes’ of young lawyer overshadow historic marriage equality hearing

Jun 19, 2018 - 11:13 PM

Jesus Falcis III makes an impassioned plea at the end and tells the Court, ‘I made mistakes, but LGBT couples will be harmed if their rights are not recognized’

Nick Falcis with the rest of the petitioners at the Supreme Court for the oral arguments on same sex marriage on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Is timing right for same-sex marriage petition? Leonen warns of risks

Jun 19, 2018 - 6:47 PM

‘We may commit a mistake and such a mistake might be permanent,’ says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen

Nick Falcis prior to the start of the Supreme Court oral arguments on same sex marriage on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Your guide to the Supreme Court oral arguments on same-sex marriage

Jun 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Falcis petition seeks to declare as unconstitutional the provisions in the Family Code that limit a marriage to a man and woman only, supposedly because they violate the constitutional right to equal protection of laws

HISTORIC. Intervenors Ceejay Agbayani and Marlon Felipe, and petitioner lawyer Jesus Falcis III (L-R) get the Supreme Court to tackle in oral arguments same-sex marriage in the Philippines.

Rappler Talk: SC tackles same-sex marriage in historic oral arguments

Jun 14, 2018 - 8:35 PM

The petition is expected to attract strong reactions as the Philippines is a predominantly Catholic country

Facebook blocking fake news is censorship? Hell yeah!

Apr 19, 2018 - 9:15 AM

We all aspire for the truth and we are all benefited if people can agree on the facts and the truth. We don’t need fake news to identify real news.

Supreme Court to hold oral arguments on same-sex marriage

Mar 06, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The oral arguments will give marriage equality advocates their most-awaited day in court

ORAL ARGUMENTS. Openly gay lawyer Jesus Falcis has a once in a lifetime opportunity to defend in oral arguments at the Supreme Court his stance for same-sex marriage. Photo by Rappler

Former Marcos staff linked to Official Gazette gaffe

Sep 12, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Marco Angelo Cabrera is called out online for conflict of interest PCO Assistant Secretary Ramon Cualoping III says Bongbong Marcos former campaign staff fully disclosed this to his bosses

Youth group asks SC to stop curfews in 3 cities

Jul 22, 2016 - 7:01 PM

The ordinances in Manila Quezon City and Navotas are curtailing a person’s right to liberty and travel says the Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan

Filipinos hailed as Asia's best student debaters

May 30, 2013 - 8:20 PM

Four Filipinos are part of the 10 top ranked student debaters in Asia’s largest annual inter university debate competition