Justice Antonio Carpio - updates

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Retiring Carpio gives West PH Sea lecture to SC workers

Oct 06, 2019 - 10:44 AM

In the JBC, chief justice applicants are asked whether Carpio's media interviews about China are 'improper'

LECTURE. Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio receives a plaque of appreciation from Supreme Court Employees Association (SCEA) president Erwin Ocson after giving a lecture on Defending Philippine Sovereign Rights in the West Philippine Sea on October 4, 2019. Photo courtesy of the SC Public Information Office

[OPINION] A call for a South China Sea truth movement

Jun 09, 2019 - 4:17 PM

The Philippines must harness the power of communications through the internet in protecting its sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea

Carpio fact-checks Xi Jinping on 14th-century Chinese explorer

Nov 20, 2018 - 2:53 PM

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio says that Chinese explorer Zheng He 'never visited the Philippines' as Chinese President Xi Jinping claimed

WEST PHILIPPINE SEA. Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio speaks at 'Kasarinlan: A Philippine Foreign Policy Forum' on July 9, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Carpio praises Duterte for upholding sea freedoms

Nov 18, 2018 - 10:24 PM

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio says it 'is a most welcome development' that President Rodrigo Duterte upheld freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea

WEST PHILIPPINE SEA. Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio attends Kasarinlan: A Philippine Foreign Policy Forum in Intramuros, Manila, on July 9, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Carpio to Duterte gov't: File new case vs China

Jun 08, 2018 - 4:46 PM

'We can demand damages for economic loss that our fishermen suffer. That’s the course of action that we should take if we want to protect the interest of our fishermen,' says Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio

LEGAL LUMINARY. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio criticizes the Duterte administration's policy on the West Philippine Sea. Rappler file photo

Sereno quo warranto will be decided end of May – SC's Carpio

Apr 19, 2018 - 12:43 PM

The Supreme Court en banc will hold a special session on May 17, a Thursday

Upholding the Law of the Sea Convention and the Post-Arbitration Philippine Challenge forum at Malcolm Theater, UP College of Law on July 15, 2016

After Carpio, De Castro rebuffs Sereno on SALN claim

Mar 26, 2018 - 3:57 PM

This is a move to disprove Sereno’s claim that 13 other Chief Justice applicants did not submit complete SALNs

Philippine's Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno (R) stands next to Supreme court Associate Justice Teresita de Castro during the annual convention of the country's judges, in Manila on March 8, 2018.  The Philippine Supreme Court chief justice vowed to fight "bullying" and save judicial independence as President Rodrigo Duterte's congressional allies launched an impeachment process March 8 to remove her from office. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

PH can ban China in Benham, but not other nations – Carpio

Feb 06, 2018 - 1:12 PM

The Philippines has no valid ground to disallow other member-states of UNCLOS from conducting marine scientific research in Benham Rise, and will be 'violating UNCLOS' if it does so, says Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio

CORAL-RICH. Researchers say Benham Bank is rich in corals. Photo courtesy of Dr Hildie Nacorda/UPLB-SESAM

10 months since arrest, DOJ still amending case vs De Lima

Dec 19, 2017 - 12:01 PM

The amendments heed the advice of the Supreme Court ruling which also says there is no need to set her free meanwhile

Senator Leila De Lima wave to supporters as she arrives for her hearing on the case filed against her on the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison at the Muntinlupa RTC on October 13, 2017.

Will Carpio appear in Sereno impeachment hearing? It depends

Dec 13, 2017 - 3:01 PM

18 court officials, including 8 justices and 4 judges are asked to appear in the Sereno impeachment proceedings at the House of Representatives

TESTIMONY? Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio clarifies to the House committee on justice which topics will be asked of him should he appear in the Sereno impeachment proceedings. Photo by Rappler

Sereno camp points to Carpio on the Jardeleza integrity issue

Dec 13, 2017 - 10:59 AM

Justice Carpio is the leading Filipino scholar on the issue of the West Philippine Sea, a point of contention in Jardeleza's SC nomination in 2014

THE JARDELEZA ISSUE. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio figure in the integrity issue that almost cost Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza his spot at the Supreme Court.

Calida on drug smuggling in PH: ‘We cannot police an archipelago’

Dec 06, 2017 - 11:41 AM

Solicitor General Jose Calida also says Philippine police can't arrest big time drug lords who are in China

GRILLED. Solicitor General Jose Calida is grilled on the operational loopholes of Oplan TokHang and the government's anti-drug war campaign during the 3rd and final day of the Supreme Court oral arguments. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

SC Justice Carpio: ‘Why is PNP ignoring big-time drug lords?’

Dec 05, 2017 - 3:03 PM

Solicitor General Jose Calida defends the PNP, saying that they were ordered to target all drug suspects, big or small

CRITICAL. Antonio Carpio questions the thrust of the PNP's war on drugs. Rappler file photo

Cayetano conceals facts about China ships near Sandy Cay

Aug 22, 2017 - 12:55 PM

While keeping the facts secret Secretary Cayetano hits Justice Carpio for using the wrong facts about Sandy Cay near Pag asa Island in the disputed West Philippine Sea

CONCEALING FACTS. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano refuses to disclose the facts about the Chinese ships reportedly guarding Sandy Cay near Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea. Screen grab from Rappler video

Carpio to Duterte, Cayetano: Protest China 'invasion'

Aug 19, 2017 - 4:00 PM

By any yardstick this is a seizure of Philippine territory Justice Carpio says as Chinese ships guard a sandbar near Pag asa Island

Calida says martial law declaration meant to make terrorists 'listen'

Jun 14, 2017 - 6:20 PM

UPDATED Solicitor General Jose Calida admits to the High Court that martial law does not give the President additional powers but only delivers the punch of an exclamation point

TOP MARTIAL LAW DEFENDER. Solicitor General Jose Calida, the government's top defender of the martial law in Mindanao, prepares before Day 2 of the Supreme Court (SC) oral arguments on June 14, 2017. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

SC's Carpio: No evidence of rebellion in other parts of Mindanao

Jun 14, 2017 - 5:44 PM

Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio asks Calida to submit intelligence reports pointing to 'actual rebellion' elsewhere in Mindanao to justify the region-wide martial law declaration

File photo of Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio (second from left). Photo by Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com

VLOG: Justice Carpio, naglunsad ng South China Sea e-book

May 05, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio wants the e book to also reach a Chinese audience

Ex-DFA chief hits Duterte over 'selling' West PH Sea islands

Apr 11, 2017 - 8:35 PM

In Riyadh Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella downplays the President s remarks as a lighthearted way of saying that we re friends with China

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte announces that he will soon rename Benham Rise to Philippines Ridge during his departure speech at Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City on April 10, 2017. Malacañang Photo

Rodrigo Duterte, Leila de Lima, Antonio Carpio | 6PM wRap

Oct 11, 2016 - 10:29 PM

Watch the 6PM wRap with Maria Ressa

PH should send patrols to South China Sea – Carpio

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:38 PM

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio is the surprise guest of honor at the closing ceremony of the last war games between the Philippine and US militaries

BOUNDARIES. Antonio Carpio, senior associate justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, addresses Filipino and American marines at the closing ceremony on October 11, 2016, of what President Rodrigo Duterte wants to be the 'last' war games between the longtime allies. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

SC orals: How justices pursued issues on Marcos burial

Sep 01, 2016 - 6:03 PM

Of the issues the justices gave significant attention to human rights RA 289 AFP regulations and Marcos record as a soldier

MARCOS BURIAL. The Supreme Court started its oral arguments on the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on August 31, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PH vs China, tax reform, Myanmar elections | 6PM wRap

Nov 06, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Carpio on sea row, Marcos hits Honrado, crash probe | 12PM wRap

Nov 06, 2015 - 1:11 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

VLOG: "SET case a 'replay' of FPJ experience" — Poe

Sep 11, 2015 - 8:13 PM

Senator Grace Poe meets her accuser for the first time

Binay hits Philippine team vs China in The Hague

Jul 18, 2015 - 8:31 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay is pushing for bilateral talks between Manila and Beijing because according to him the Philippines needs China s money

TEAM PHILIPPINES. The Philippine team at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, before the start of the oral arguments in connection with the arbitration case against China. The country's delegation includes Solicitor General Florin Hilbay, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Secretary Ronald Llamas, Speaker Feliciano "Sonny" Belmonte Jr, Executive Secretary Pacquito Ochoa Jr, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Benjamin Caguioa, Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs Menardo Guevarra, Consul General Henry Bensurto, and legal counsels led by Paul Reichler of FoleyHoag. Photo courtesy of DFA

PH to Hague tribunal: China threatens law of the sea

Jul 08, 2015 - 5:31 PM

The Philippines says UNCLOS shows that principles trump power; that law triumphs over force; and that right prevails over might

DAY TWO. The Philippine delegation waits inside a session hall at The Hague, The Netherlands, for the second day of the oral hearings on the Philippines' case against China over the South China Sea. Photo courtesy of Abigail Valte

Philippines in full force on 1st day at The Hague

Jul 08, 2015 - 7:38 AM

UPDATED The Philippine government publishes behind the scenes photos of the first day of the historic hearings about the South China Sea

TEAM PHILIPPINES. The Philippine team at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, before the start of the oral arguments in connection with the arbitration case against China. The country's delegation includes Solicitor General Florin Hilbay, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Secretary Ronald Llamas, Speaker Feliciano "Sonny" Belmonte Jr, Executive Secretary Pacquito Ochoa Jr, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Benjamin Caguioa, Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs Menardo Guevarra, Consul General Henry Bensurto, and legal counsels led by Paul Reichler of FoleyHoag. Photo courtesy of DFA

PH vs China, 2016 budget, Ormoc sea tragedy | 12PM wRap

Jul 07, 2015 - 12:24 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

PH vs China at The Hague: '80% of fish' at stake

Jul 07, 2015 - 9:15 AM

On China s ancient arguments a Supreme Court senior justice says The world has rotated a trillion times and you cannot bring this up anymore

SEA DISPUTE. A Chinese coast guard ship (top) and a Philippine supply boat engage in a standoff as the Philippine boat attempts to reach Ayungin Shoal, a reef claimed by both countries, on March 29, 2014. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Philippines vows to smash China's strongest argument

Jul 06, 2015 - 8:02 AM

Speaking to Rappler a Supreme Court senior justice says the UNCLOS tribunal is the only forum where we can beat China – where warships warplanes atomic bombs don’t count

BATTLEGROUND. A picture made available July 28, 2014, shows the seat of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Vredespaleis (Peace Palace), in The Hague, the Netherlands on August 27, 2013. File photo by Guus Shoonewille/EPA

SolGen: EDCA no guarantee US will aid PH in sea dispute

Nov 25, 2014 - 5:52 PM

While the focus of the legal battle has been whether EDCA needs Senate ratification Supreme Court justices have grilled petitioners and Acting Solicitor General Florin Hilbay about the benefits of EDCA

ORAL ARGUMENTS ON EDCA: Acting Solicitor General Florin Hilbay and Anti-EDCA petitioner former Senator Rene Saguisag. Rappler photo

Justices to EDCA critics: How to defend West PH Sea?

Nov 19, 2014 - 8:37 AM

Acting Solicitor General Florin Hilbay feels victorious after the first day of Supreme Court oral arguments on the PH US Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement

EDCA DEFENDER? Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Rappler file photo

Highlights: Carpio's separate opinion on DAP

Jul 15, 2014 - 6:37 PM

UPDATED The most senior magistrate in the High Court writes: This Court cannot allow a castration of a vital part of the checks and balances enshrined in the Constitution even if the branch adversely affected suicidally consents to it

Sereno: Congress ‘like DPWH planning team’

Oct 10, 2013 - 7:07 PM

Senior Justice Antonio Carpio tells the Solicitor General: Only two ways the PDAF can be abolished: for Congress to pass a law repealing it and for the Court to declare it unconstitutional

DAY TWO. The Supreme Court hears the government side October 10, in the second round of oral arguments on the constitutionality of the PDAF, Malampaya fund, and PSF. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler Newscast | October 8, 2013

Oct 08, 2013 - 9:41 PM

Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says PDAF is illegal at face value President Aquino defends the DAP US military holding an alleged Al Qaeda operative

Chief Justice takes up cudgels for RH law

Jul 24, 2013 - 6:30 AM

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno cautions an anti RH lawyer against questioning the wisdom of lawmakers Get people who think like you elected first she says

Fixing the party list

Apr 06, 2013 - 4:06 PM

More than a decade later the Carpio decision brings the party list back to its intended concept

NEW GUIDELINES. SC introduced new parameters in determining what groups could qualify for the partylist system.

CJ Sereno on sick leave

Dec 04, 2012 - 7:32 PM

Sereno fails to attend the last en banc session of the Supreme Court this year

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SC adopts rule shortening trial time

Sep 04, 2012 - 7:16 PM

The cutting down of trial time is a needed reform in the judiciary where case resolution takes an average period of 6 years

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Carpio 'looking forward' to interview with PNoy

Aug 22, 2012 - 6:22 PM

Carpio has yet to hear from the Palace regarding a possible interview

JBC: How they voted on CJ shortlist

Aug 13, 2012 - 9:08 PM

JBC members do not explain their votes however

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No work in SC, NCR lower courts Thursday

Aug 09, 2012 - 12:13 AM

JBC will vote on its shortlist Friday August 10

Vizconde files disbarment case vs Carpio

Aug 06, 2012 - 4:50 PM

The High Court has ruled that sitting justices can only be removed through impeachment and cannot be disbarred

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Carpio: SC ruled I never influenced Vizconde case

Jul 23, 2012 - 8:35 PM

The SC has ruled that Justice Carpio neither asked nor influenced any of his colleagues to vote for the acquittal of Hubert Webb

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Should another SC justice replace Carpio in JBC?

Jul 03, 2012 - 10:17 PM

Legal experts and even the JBC have contrasting views

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CONVERSATIONS: What are your thoughts on having an 'outsider' Chief Justice? #SCwatch

Jul 02, 2012 - 7:15 PM

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SC issues guidelines on SALN release

Jun 20, 2012 - 9:49 PM

The SC said the right to access of information is not absolute hence the guidelines

SC junks complaint against Carpio, Sereno

Jun 19, 2012 - 12:51 AM

Contenders for chief justice who have pending administrative and criminal cases could be disqualified from running for the post

NO MERIT. The SC said the complaint against Carpio and Sereno is weak.

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