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Noynoy Aquino eyes filing cases vs accusers in court

Sep 25, 2018 - 11:44 PM

Former president Noynoy Aquino still stands by his appointment of ousted Supreme Court chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

MULLING CASES. Former president Benigno Aquino III speaks during the Liberal Party’s National Executive Council meeting on September 25, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Sereno is not running for senator

Sep 23, 2018 - 7:39 PM

Security is reportedly one of the concerns of former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's family

JOINING PROTESTS. Former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno attends a protest commemorating the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law on September 21, 2018 at Luneta Park, Manila. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: Sereno for senator? Family 'has many concerns'

Sep 13, 2018 - 11:48 AM

'I’m in the process of looking at the steps we must do not only to reclaim what has been lost but to build a stronger foundation,' says former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Ompong, Sereno on Duterte, inflation | Evening wRap

Sep 12, 2018 - 9:48 PM

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Sereno hits Duterte: AFP benefits come from taxpayers, not you

Sep 12, 2018 - 9:41 PM

'No, Mr. President, those allowances and salary increases come not from you. They come from hard-earned taxpayers' money,' says the former chief justice

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Sereno tells Duterte: 'Ipinahamak mo ang AFP'

Sep 12, 2018 - 3:14 PM

(UPDATED) 'Ang implikasyon po nito ay napakalalim at nakakabahala,' ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says of the repercussions of President Duterte's order to void the amnesty of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

MEDIA INTERVIEW. Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno addresses questions from reporters in an interview in the Senate on September 12, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LOOK: Sereno visits Trillanes at his Senate office

Sep 12, 2018 - 12:44 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno also meets with other opposition senators

VISITOR. Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno visits Senator Antonio Trillanes IV at the Senate on September 12, 2018. Photos courtesy of the Office of Senator Antonio Trillanes

[OPINION] Courage in the face of injustice

Sep 02, 2018 - 12:33 PM

What you and I can do is be brave. Stand. Have courage. Only then can we hope to prevent the destruction of your generation's future.

Sereno to Filipinos: Have courage to stop martial law

Sep 02, 2018 - 11:20 AM

When people become afraid to speak, 'we would have helped the tyrant win,' says ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

NO TO DICTATORSHIP. Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says Filipinos should stop the return of martial law. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte denies De Castro appointment her 'reward' for Sereno ouster

Aug 27, 2018 - 10:08 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte stresses that he based Chief Justice Teresita de Castro's appointment on seniority and merit

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the launch of the Go Negosyo’s ‘Pilipinas Angat Lahat’ program at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018, conveys graft and corruption continues to plague the government. But he also promised to get rid of the problem during his term. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

FAST FACTS: Who is Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro?

Aug 25, 2018 - 4:54 PM

(UPDATED) Before her appointment to the Supreme Court's top post in August 2018, the magistrate had already vied for the position of chief justice twice

Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita de Castro and Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez testifies before the House Committee on Justice's impeachment proceeding against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Wednesday, after the Supreme Court en banc on Tuesday voted to allow justices and employees invited by the committee to testify in its hearings. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

HOAX: Former chief justice Sereno is disbarred by DOJ

Jul 19, 2018 - 4:57 PM

Sereno is reprimanded following the SC's show cause order related to her ouster, but is not disbarred

Supreme Court reprimands Sereno over quo warranto statements

Jul 17, 2018 - 1:55 PM

The reprimand is a lighter sanction against ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno because the Supreme Court earlier indicated the possibility of disbarment

CJ Sereno at UP Diliman. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Supreme Court ghosts haunt Sereno in her next chapter

Jul 02, 2018 - 8:57 AM

Insiders say Sereno must first address problems she left at the Supreme Court before taking on other roles, but she remains defiant, saying there will be vindication in the end

CJ Sereno at UP Diliman. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Sereno in Senate? Sarcastic Duterte says, 'Botohin 'nyo'

Jun 28, 2018 - 7:44 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte rules out Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio for the top magistrate post, saying the senior associate justice has already said he would decline the post if offered

CJ Sereno at UP Diliman. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 18-24, 2018

Jun 24, 2018 - 11:55 AM

Duterte: God is ‘stupid’, Sereno on Midas Marquez and Bongbong Marcos' ambitions

[OPINION] The radicalization of Maria Lourdes Sereno

Jun 23, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Tyranny, oppression, and the struggle for justice, freedom and democracy have a strange way of turning people into fighters

Robredo won’t be 'messiah' for opposition after Sereno ouster

Jun 21, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Where should the initiative to oppose the ouster of former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno come from instead? Vice President Leni Robredo says it should emanate from 'all of us.'

NOT FULL-ON OPPOSITION. VP Leni Robredo is against the removal of ex-SC chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno through a quo warranto petitoin. File photo by OVP

FACT CHECK: Sereno not suing journalist Stephen Sackur

Jun 20, 2018 - 8:35 PM

The camp of ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno denies they will file a case against BBC's Stephen Sackur, calling this claim a 'malicious lie'

Rappler Talk: Sereno on disbarment, Midas Marquez, Justice Leonen and not having regrets

Jun 20, 2018 - 2:14 PM

'As long as you have a good conscience, you did your best, that should be enough,' says Maria Lourdes Sereno

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

Jun 20, 2018 - 1:57 PM

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'Supremely Erroneous Court': Groups slam final SC ruling on Sereno ouster

Jun 20, 2018 - 12:10 PM

'We now have a Supreme Court that can easily bend to the whims of Malacañang. With the Supreme Court beheaded, Duterte could legalize all his oppressive policies,” says Akbayan

'COURT OF THE PETTY'. Various groups give new names to the Supreme Court after its decision to affirm the ouster of former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno through a quo warranto petition. Sereno photo by LeAnne Jazul

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

Jun 20, 2018 - 12:01 PM

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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

Carpio to decline chief justice nomination

Jun 20, 2018 - 11:13 AM

'I have to be consistent with my position, that the quo warranto is not the proper way to remove a sitting member of the Court. So I don’t want to benefit from the decision to which I disagreed,' says Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio

NOT DISPUTED. Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio says Filipinos should stop saying 'disputed' West Philippine Sea. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Sereno: Midas Marquez led the rallies against me

Jun 20, 2018 - 7:52 AM

‘Self interest is there, barkadahan is there, factionalism is there,’ ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says in an interview with Rappler

CJ Sereno at UP Diliman. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Sereno: House leaders held Judiciary budget 'hostage' for my ouster

Jun 19, 2018 - 9:55 PM

'The House leadership was going to hold hostage the Judiciary’s budget unless the SC cooperated fully with its plan to remove me,' says Maria Lourdes Sereno

CONSPIRACY? Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno speaks at UP Diliman. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Same-sex marriage, Senate on Sereno ouster, Video games | Evening wRap

Jun 19, 2018 - 8:41 PM

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Malacañang: Like it or not, Sereno ouster final

Jun 19, 2018 - 4:34 PM

'The Palace knows many oppose the decision but in our system of democracy, the Supreme Court is the final arbiter of legal controversies,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque

Sereno: I don't need to be chief justice to fight

Jun 19, 2018 - 4:20 PM

Stripped of the chief justice position at the Supreme Court, Maria Lourdes Sereno vows to keep the fight going

UNFAZED. Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno speaks before an exuberant crowd at UP Diliman. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

House: Impeachment case vs Sereno 'moot and academic'

Jun 19, 2018 - 3:33 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez urges the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court to oust with finality former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

THE PLENARY. The House of Representatives is expected to render as moot and academic the pending impeachment complaint against ousted SC chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Affirmed Sereno ouster shows 'compromised' SC – opposition lawmakers

Jun 19, 2018 - 3:12 PM

'We are in the cusp of legal oblivion where power matters over pure reason,' says Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin

'EXPECTED' OUSTER. Former SC chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno speaks at a forum at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Pasig City on May 17, 2018. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Robredo on final Sereno ouster: 'Defend what remains of democracy'

Jun 19, 2018 - 2:44 PM

'We will remember today. And in that remembrance, we will find the strength to fight on,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

'FIGHT ON.' Vice President Leni Robredo calls on Filipinos to continue protecting democracy after the Supreme Court affirmed its decision to oust ex-chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. File pPhotos by OVP

Senators oppose final SC decision on Sereno ouster

Jun 19, 2018 - 2:12 PM

Senators are torn on whether the Senate can still adopt the resolution expressing its sentiment against the quo warranto petition

Senate: Plenary Session. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Voting 8-6, Supreme Court affirms Sereno ouster

Jun 19, 2018 - 11:22 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The Supreme Court junks 'with finality' ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's motion for reconsideration

Former Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno deliver her speech brfore members of Tindig Pilipina solidarity gathering at the UP Bahay ng Alumni in Diliman, Quezon City on Tuesday, during celebration of the Philippines 120th Independence Day. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 11-17, 2018

Jun 17, 2018 - 5:26 PM

From the historic Trump-Kim summit to President Duterte being heckled on Independence day to Sereno at Tindig Pilipinas

Sereno and the opposition, Trump-Kim summit, PH weather | Midday wRap

Jun 13, 2018 - 12:37 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

With Sereno for charm offensive, opposition projects strong front

Jun 12, 2018 - 9:46 PM

The ousted chief justice calls on Tindig Pilipinas to join with other forces, but Senator Hontiveros says they still have a fundamental difference with the Left

TINDIG PILIPINAS. Former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno delivers the key address of the biggest general assembly yet of Tindig Pilipinas, a coalition of opposition groups. Photo by Rappler

Sereno: Engaging with youth is priority now, not running for office

Jun 11, 2018 - 10:19 PM

'Iyong sa pulitika po, saka ko na ho 'yan pag-iisipan. Hindi naman yata ako kailangan magmadali,' ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says at a forum in UP

IBP 'implores' Supreme Court to reverse Sereno ouster

Jun 11, 2018 - 10:36 AM

'With due respect, the Honorable Court's narrowly drawn ruling shows the use of the law to pursue a desired result, that is, the ouster of the Chief Justice,' says the Integrated Bar of the Philippines

APPEAL. The Integrated Bar of the Philippines acts as intervenors and files a Motion for Reconsideration to the Supreme Court to reverse the ouster of former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

CA flip-flops, says fees paid to Sereno et al in Piatco case illegal

Jun 08, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The Court of Appeals sides with Piatco this time and says it should not be obliged to pay the government and its lawyers $6 million in arbitration costs, $275,973 of which is for Sereno

PIATCO FEES. The Court of Appeals says Piatco should not be obliged to pay $6 million to the government and its lawyers, including former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

Groups to hold 'HINDIpendence day' protest on June 12

Jun 08, 2018 - 6:42 PM

(UPDATED) The groups cite at least 5 'dire challenges' confronting the nation

Workers from various groups march towards Mendiola Peace Arch on Labor Day, May 1, 2018, to call for an end to ENDO. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Ahead of a decision, Supreme Court removes Sereno from website

Jun 08, 2018 - 5:16 PM

At the Supreme Court’s 117th anniversary celebration, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio says the public should accept Sereno’s ouster ‘because that’s how we can move on’

REMOVED. Supreme Court removes from its website ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

What karma? Aquino says Sereno ouster different from Corona's

Jun 04, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III says that unlike ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, the late Renato Corona underwent the constitutional process of impeachment

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Duterte to UN special rapporteur Garcia-Sayan: 'Go to hell'

Jun 03, 2018 - 1:06 AM

'He is not a special person, and I do not recognize his rapporteur title,' says President Rodrigo Duterte

'GO TO HELL.' President Rodrigo Duterte criticizes Diego Garcia-Sayan, UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers. Malacañang file photo

De Castro disses Sereno, quo warranto oppositors

Jun 01, 2018 - 6:15 PM

‘You will see it many times in your career that those who rise too fast often fall just as quickly,’ Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro says in a speech before new lawyers, in apparent reference to ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

New lawyer take their oath during oath taking ceremony at the Plenary hall, Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. PHOTO BY INOUE JAENA/Rappler

Trillanes, De Lima ask SC to reverse Sereno ouster

Jun 01, 2018 - 3:39 PM

Opposition senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Leila de Lima maintain that impeachment is the only way to remove a chief justice

APPEAL. Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Leila de Lima seek the reversall of the quo warranto decision against oused chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

Sereno appeals 'null and void' ouster at Supreme Court

May 30, 2018 - 7:26 PM

The dismissed chief justice tells her colleagues they should have exercised 'judicial restraint' in her case

Former SC chief justice speaks at a forum at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Pasig City on May 17, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

FACT CHECK: No Sereno admission of 'order' from Robredo in blog post video

May 24, 2018 - 7:05 PM

A video shared in a blog post does not support the false claim that Vice President Leni Robredo ordered Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to demand the resignation of President Rodrigo Duterte

Sotto says Senate 'cannot intervene' in SC decision on Sereno ouster

May 22, 2018 - 5:31 PM

We should not interfere with [the] judiciary. I believe that because I don't want the judiciary to interfere with us,' Senate President Vicente Sotto III tells Rappler

Sen. Tito Sotto. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Supreme Court employees, judges group hail decision to oust Sereno

May 21, 2018 - 10:50 AM

'The interpretation and application of the Constitution, laws and rules exclusively belong to the Supreme Court,' say the employees in a statement read in the presence of justices

Former SC chief justice speaks at a forum at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Pasig City on May 17, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler