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Part 1: Massive errors in record-keeping and ill-prepared facilities keep thousands in jail for months, and kill at least 4 convict returnees. They regret heeding the President's call.
(UPDATED) 'Should liberality be used in favor of the concessionaire to the detriment of the public and the government?' says Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete
(UPDATED) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra asks Undersecretary Emmeline Aglipay Villar to inhibit 'to dispel suspicions'
Guevarra reveals it is the DOJ that recommended revoking the extension of Maynilad and Manila Water
Setting up more organized and stronger coordinating systems in the justice sector is a global trend. The Philippines tries to keep up.
(3rd UPDATE) Myanmar's civilian leader rejects the 'misleading and incomplete' allegations by The Gambia that Myanmar's 2017 military operation amounted to an attempt to exterminate the Rohingya
(3rd UPDATE) 'Another genocide is unfolding right before our eyes yet we do nothing to stop it,' says Gambian Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou
In the event that Manila Water and Maynilad do not agree to the revision of contracts, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says 'then we go to court'
Political analysts say Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's appearance before The Hague is 'unprecedented and also very unwise'
Aung San Suu Kyi is set to face the International Court of Justice next week to defend Myanmar against charges it committed genocide against the Muslim minority risks further damaging her already tattered overseas reputation
Police rescue 5 girls aged 5 to 15 from the woman suspect
'Some members of the Cabinet want an overhaul of the existing concession agreements. Others are thinking of more drastic actions,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
'No approval from the Prosecutor General nor from the regional prosecutor was sought,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
'Either the AMLC report is being manufactured...or the DOJ is simply engaged in a drawn-out fishing expedition,' says the camp of detained Senator Leila de Lima
(UPDATED) 'In deference to this Honorable Court, it should now stop extending so much grace, sympathy, or concern to accused Zaldy Ampatuan,' says the prosecution
'I very much want to join the judiciary in some future time, but I just want to make sure that I'm able to do something more for the DOJ,' says Guevarra
The NBI says it is aware the former Comelec chief is in the US, and that 'they are studying their next move'
'I don’t think any lawyer will close the possibility to be appointed to such a lofty position,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
Lorenzo Marchesi 'was believed to be engaging children online to lure and groom them for both online and in-person sexual exploitation,' says the International Justice Mission
The market value of the next-generation battery technology the Chinese national was accused of stealing was more than $1 billion, the US Justice Department says
Alleged gambling lord Tomasino Aledro is facing murder charges along with two other suspects in connection with the killing of dyEM 96.7 Bai Radio block-timer Dindo Generoso
Among the benefits is the authorization to work here
Guevarra cites the 2000 NPS Rules on Appeal, while Albayalde cites the 2017 revised manual for prosecutors in the reopened investigation into the alleged drug recycling of the so-called Pampanga ninja cops
The new rules are set to take effect end of November
I want Justice Carpio the way he is – the precise way that has made him the man of the times
Dehydration or lack of medical attention did not cause anyone at the national state penitentiary to die in recent weeks, says the Bureau of Corrections
Diosdado Peralta has been appointed chief justice. What responsibilities and powers does the job wield?
The Department of Justice finds probable cause to indict officers of KAPA for violating various provisions of the Securities Regulation Code
The 'green courthouse,' to be built on a P2.8-billion budget, will have 120 courtrooms and 3 special courtrooms
The National Bureau of Investigation probe is expected to aid cops in pinning down the mastermind of the killing of Batuan, Masbate Vice Mayor Charlie Yuson
Kidnapping is a non-bailable offense, compared to other cases filed against him since the Duterte presidency
The 13 policemen are directed to appear at the Department of Justice on Wednesday, October 16
Senate President Vicente Sotto III urges the Department of Justice to change its policy, but the Supreme Court already put its foot down on this issue in 2017
'Adaptation and mitigation are not enough. We need climate justice,' says United Nations special rapporteur Cecilia Jimenez Damary
In the JBC, chief justice applicants are asked whether Carpio's media interviews about China are 'improper'
Kanakorn Pianchana shoots himself after acquitting 5 suspects of a murder case
The Supreme Court also tempers its own ruling to provide leeway for arresting officers who do not comply with the proper rules on handling evidence
Bilibid inmates want to nullify DOJ's new Implementing Rules and Regulations for violating equal protection
'The BI is now working with US immigration authorities to effect her deportation to the Philippines,' says Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete
The European Court of Justice decision means users need to give 'active consent' – rather than opt-out of an automatic default that would otherwise plant cookies in their device's system
The new IRR has different treatments for heinous crime convicts before 2013 and those after 2013. Is that a violation of equal protection?
Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete says 35 more previously released convicts who should not have surrendered in the first place, have been verified for release
(UPDATED) 'My lawyers would be presenting lots of evidence to debunk this fantastic allegation,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, who has been summoned to appear before the Department of Justice on October 11
The justice department belatedly issues an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra makes the statement amid mounting criticism on the DOJ's move to arrest without warrant heinous crime convicts
Around 25 convicts who surrendered will be freed Thursday after verification they are qualified for release
The Department of Justice says it will give second priority to convicts who were either acquitted or granted parole
The Department of Justice says 130 more previously released convicts have surrendered to authorities on Saturday morning, September 21, in line with President Rodrigo Duterte's order
'That is the burden that the implementors of the law would have to assume,' says Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete
The Department of Justice is counting on the promise of the Philippine National Police that it will carry out the rearrests peacefully