Judiciary Development Fund - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Judiciary Development Fund


SC to judiciary fund defender: Lobby Congress

Jan 22, 2015 - 9:23 PM

Courts are not constitutionally built to do political lobbying [nor] trained to produce a political statement or a media release the SC decision reads

Supreme Court deserves higher budget – Recto

Sep 01, 2014 - 4:02 PM

The senator asks his colleagues to go through the High Court s original wish list and restore what the Executive has cut from its proposed budget for 2015

Aquino: Justices must disclose wealth, JDF use

Aug 16, 2014 - 6:45 AM

The President says justices should make public their statement of assets and how they utilize the court s discretionary fund

SECOND TERM? President Benigno Aquino III says he is open to a second term if its what the people want. Malacanang Photo Bureau

Cha-cha to clip SC powers? No comment, Court says

Aug 14, 2014 - 8:16 PM

Deputy Court Administrator Raul Villanueva says during the House budget hearing that the increase in the Court s 2015 budget is only enough to cover inflation

FACE OFF. Deputy Court Administrator Raul Villanueva and Supreme Court Justice Diosdado Peralta attend the briefing for the 2015 proposed budget at the House of Representatives, 14 August 2014. Photo by Rappler

SC on House probe: Spare us while we review DAP ruling

Aug 14, 2014 - 7:13 PM

The Chief Justice says arguments aired by critics of the Judiciary Development Fund bear similarities with the points to be deliberated upon by the court in pending motions on the Palace s spending program

House probes judiciary fund despite SC snub

Aug 05, 2014 - 4:05 PM

When we tackled amendments to the Sandiganbayan law the justices came here There is no reason for them not to cooperate when it is now the fund of the judiciary in question

ALLIES. Lawmakers start hearing proposals to amend or abolish the Judiciary Development Fund. Photo by Angela Casauay/Rappler

Sereno: House probe on judiciary fund premature

Aug 05, 2014 - 11:35 AM

The House does not seem to be fully cognizant of the kind of healthy relationship that should exist between the two branches of government says the Chief Justice

Court employees hit Aquino's 'rampage' vs judiciary

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:51 PM

Rank and file employees of the judiciary assail a revenue regulation taxing even their fringe benefits which they argue are not part of their compensation income

House vs SC? Aquino allies target judicial fund

Jul 15, 2014 - 4:30 PM

Proposed bills require the Supreme Court to remit the Judiciary Development Fund to the National Treasury and allow Congress to decide how it will be used

NEW WAR: House committee on justice chairman Rep Niel Tupas Jr wants to abolish the Judiciary Development Fund

Palace: No role in Congress' plan to review judiciary fund

Jul 09, 2014 - 8:06 PM

After the Supreme Court declares unconstitutional parts of Malacañang s spending program administration solons prepare to scrutinize the Judiciary Development Fund

Congress to scrutinize SC 'pork'

Dec 23, 2013 - 7:15 PM

But the Supreme Court says the Judiciary Development is not a pork barrel fund

APPROVED. The bicameral conference committee approves the proposed 2014 General Appropriations Act. File photo by Rappler

SC, DBM enjoy 'openness' - Abad

Sep 05, 2012 - 8:35 PM

SC now more reasonable in tackling issues involving use of funds

SC discloses special funds, audit reports

Jun 12, 2012 - 8:24 PM

Acting chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on June 11 that the financial reports were posted on the SC website to ensure transparency and accountability in the courts

The consistency and ironies of Justice Sereno

Mar 03, 2012 - 1:23 PM

She played contrasting roles in two different impeachment cases