Judd Roy - updates

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SC affirms ruling in favor of SEC’s 60-40 foreign ownership rule

Apr 18, 2017 - 11:21 PM

The Supreme Court affirms its rejection of a petition that alleges the SEC guidelines on foreign ownership were ‘tailor made’ to allow PLDT to skirt the cap set by the Constitution

Supreme Court upholds SEC foreign ownership rules

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:49 PM

UPDATED The High Court decides on a 2013 case involving PLDT s alleged attempt to skirt the constitutional cap on foreign ownership in public utilities

SEC AFFIRMED. In a vote of 8-5, the SC on Wednesday, December 21 denied the petition filed by Jose Judd Roy III, questioning the constitutionality of SEC Memorandum Circular No. 8, Series of 2013 or Guidelines on Compliance with the Filipino-Foreign Ownership Requirements. Rappler file photo

PLM officials, ex-Corona lawyer, dismissed from service

Mar 01, 2016 - 11:16 AM

The Ombudsman orders the dismissal after officials are found to have illegally procured in 2006 a van worth P1 1 million

#CoronaTrial lawyers remember Cuevas

Feb 10, 2014 - 12:11 PM

Lawyers from both sides of the Corona impeachment trial honor the legal luminary who died Sunday

IN HIS ELEMENT. In this photo, lawyer Serafin Cuevas speaks during the cross-examination of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales (lower right) at the impeachment trial of former Chief Justice Renato Corona, 15 May 2012. File photo by Emil Sarmiento

Defense: ex-CJ will decide our next move

May 29, 2012 - 8:58 PM

Lead defense counsel Serafin Cuevas says he was surprised about the overwhelming number of votes to convict but insists he would not have done anything differently

'Tears were shed' in last defense meeting

May 28, 2012 - 2:04 PM

Defense counsels got emotional in their last meeting as the nearly 5 month long trial nears its end

Behind the scenes of Corona's walk out

May 23, 2012 - 9:48 PM

Rappler traces the events of Tuesday May 22 and goes behind the scenes on the day Corona abruptly left the witness stand

Rappler Newscast | May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012 - 8:49 PM

Renato Corona is a no show on day 41 A Basa daughter says Corona used his influence to win his wife’s libel cases And Dean Tony La Viña says Corona fails to live up to the rigor of truth

Defense team in disarray?

May 23, 2012 - 10:42 AM

Defense counsel Ramon Esguerra admits some lawyers may have thought of resigning because of surprising events from Chief Justice Renato Corona s appearance at his impeachment trial Tuesday May 22

What would Corona say? 10 key points

May 21, 2012 - 3:25 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona takes the last stand as he testifies before the Senate Here s a preview of his make or break testimony

Is Corona's defense team 'sinking'?

May 20, 2012 - 6:03 PM

Lawyer Judd Roy denies withdrawing from the defense team of Chief Justice Renato Corona

Is the Ombudsman a hostile witness?

May 13, 2012 - 4:10 PM

This is a potentially a contentious issue when the Ombudsman testifies at the Chief Justice s impeachment trial

Corona vs the Ombudsman: What is at stake?

Basa Guidote: Corona's double-edged sword

May 12, 2012 - 11:40 AM

Despite its ugly history the BGEI was raised by Corona s lawyers to explain his wealth Here s how this bitter family dispute has evolved through the years

READY TO POUNCE: Private prosecutors Cynthia Roxas and Renato Samonte with lead prosecutor Niel Tupas Jr. (PHOTO BY EMIL SARMIENTO)

Defense: Corona will bare it all

May 08, 2012 - 8:18 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona s lawyers say he will bear all once he takes the witness stand in his own impeachment trial

The Passion of Corona? Impeachment Holy Week edition

Apr 02, 2012 - 11:53 AM

From the legal and the political prosecutors and defense counsels turn religious in arguing the Corona impeachment case

Replay: Familiar moments in Corona, Erap trials

Mar 28, 2012 - 4:35 PM

Some moments in the Corona trial look very familiar like we witnessed them once before during the impeachment trial of Joseph Estrada

Cuevas back to ‘energize defense’

Mar 21, 2012 - 2:28 PM

The so called energizer and father of the defense panel is back after resting due to illness

Roy: Corona was test case of LRA system

Mar 21, 2012 - 1:27 PM

Defense counsel Jose Roy III said the testimony of the LRA chief shows the accusation against Corona are all smoke and mirrors

Corona's The Columns: Sold but not 'accepted'

Mar 19, 2012 - 9:29 PM

The defense maintains defects in The Columns unit justifies Corona s delay in declaring the property

Inquirer says sorry for Vicente photos

Mar 14, 2012 - 3:25 PM

Defense lawyer Judd Roy calls unfortunate a newspaper photo of Demetrio Vicente that some netizens criticized as foul

Judd Roy on cousin Karl: He had great talent, freedom

Mar 13, 2012 - 11:04 PM

Lawyer Judd Roy honors the memory of his cousin rock star Karl Roy

Tiangco a whistleblower? Sour-graping, say peers

Mar 12, 2012 - 8:52 PM

Navotas Rep Tobias Tiangco testifies that Palace used pork to impeach the Chief Justice

Defense counsel cursed, bashed senators on Twitter?

Feb 21, 2012 - 6:03 PM

Is Judd Roy behind the controversial tweets?

ROY RANTS. Defense counsel Judd Roy III is known for his boisterous nature, but denies the owning the Twitter account.

Corona's attack on PNoy 'an eye for an eye'

Feb 20, 2012 - 1:20 PM

Lawyers of Chief Justice Renato Corona justify his attacks on PNoy as an eye for an eye

Defense: Bribery rumors meant to protect court

Feb 17, 2012 - 7:34 PM

Defense panel explains to impeachment court why they should not be held in contempt

Prosecution's bank records: Peke, 'di tunay, imbento?

Feb 15, 2012 - 11:44 PM

PSBank officials insist the bank documents from the prosecution are fake but Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile is not convinced

Cuevas in white and other trademark looks

Feb 15, 2012 - 8:33 PM

The defense s fashion sense is as varied as their motions and petitions

Defense to Senate: Sorry to offend you

Feb 13, 2012 - 9:37 PM

Lawyers of Chief Justice Renato Corona apologize to senators and deny accusing them of accepting bribes

Where the defense stands

Feb 11, 2012 - 10:42 AM

The defense faces a tough challenge ahead given evidence and testimonies but Corona s team will have their day in court

JUDGMENT. Chief Justice Renato Corona will be judged based on how well his lawyers defend him. Photo by Emil Sarmiento

Day 15: Cuevas commits a mistake

Feb 09, 2012 - 11:46 PM

Defense backtracks and asks the court to disallow the prosecution from seeing CJ s BPI bank statements

CUEVAS' MISTAKE. Lead counsel Serafin Cuevas requests for the subpoena of Chief Justice Renato Corona's BPI statements of account. February 9, 2012. Natashya Gutierrez.

Defense says no to subpoena of shopping receipts

Feb 09, 2012 - 12:32 PM

Lawyers say these are irrelevant and immaterial to the proceedings

NO TO SHOPPING RECEIPTS. The defense has filed an urgent motion to quas subpoena of receipts from Rustan's and invoices from Design Concepts. February 9, 2012. Natashya Gutierrez.

The defense's roller coaster day

Feb 08, 2012 - 11:09 PM

When their opportunity comes later in the trial the defense says they will be able to explain the Coronas millions

JUDD ROY III. The defense seeks relief from the High Court on Day 14..

Where have all the defense counsels gone?

Feb 07, 2012 - 8:08 PM

Majority of Corona s lawyers absent on Day 13

Day 12 'tragic' for the defense

Feb 06, 2012 - 9:04 PM

Corona s lawyers argue that proceedings should not be inquisitorial

Defense motions a delaying tactic?

Feb 04, 2012 - 1:05 PM

If their motions are denied the defense pledges We will abide with the rules we will be compliant

FOR THE DEFENSE. Members of the defense team moving a lot of papers around.

Day 11: Defense slams prosecution, "biased" media

Feb 03, 2012 - 10:28 AM

Tupas denies sharing list of 45 properties Defense calls out prosecution and biased media

Prosecution witness helped defense

Jan 31, 2012 - 7:52 PM

Public losing faith in the prosecution says defense counsel

Defense discredits Day 8 testimonies

Jan 30, 2012 - 8:31 PM

They insist Corona acted as an agent of his daughter in the McKinley purchase

Defense shrugs off prosecution's tax records

Jan 25, 2012 - 9:06 PM

The defense says they will use the same prosecution evidence to prove Corona s innocence

Is this trial a 'sham?'

Jan 23, 2012 - 4:55 PM

The defense panel plays by the book

TECHNICAL DEFENSE. The defense team of Chief Justice Renato Corona plays by the book. January 17, 2012. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez.

Defense suffers double defeat on Day 1

Jan 17, 2012 - 11:06 AM

The lawyers of Chief Justice Renato Corona encounter two setbacks at the opening of his impeachment trial The Senate issues two decisions in favor of the prosecution The defense hints it may raise their case before the very court Corona heads

DEFENSE. Chief Justice Renato Corona's defense team on day 1 of the impeachment trial.

After double defeat, Corona lawyers may go to SC

Jan 17, 2012 - 3:54 AM

A defense lawyer says all is not lost as the team explores the option to question Corona s trial before the Supreme Court

Defense disappointed, but not discouraged

Jan 16, 2012 - 11:21 PM

“We are not satisfied that the results did not go our way But that is part of litigation ”