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Sandiganbayan to DOJ: Prove threats vs Janet Napoles

Mar 19, 2018 - 11:11 AM

First Division Justice Geraldine Faith Econg says lawyer Stephen David's story about a supposed ransacking incident inside the prison cell of Janet Napoles is ‘unimaginable’

SAFEHOUSE? Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval talks to Janet Napoles' lawyer Stephen David before they attend the hearing on March 19, 2018, on the motion to move Napoles out of her regular jail and into a safehouse. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Will Jinggoy’s bail be approved? Bong believes so, jokes he’s packing up

Sep 14, 2017 - 12:12 PM

UPDATED Nalulungkot ako dahil iiwan na ko ni Senator Jinggoy Medyo nagbabalot balot na Revilla says when asked on the court s impending decision on Estrada s bail

FOLLOW JINGGOY. Detained former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr says he will likely follow the footsteps of former colleague Jinggoy Estrada and file a 2nd petition for bail. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Sandiganbayan forms special division to decide on Jinggoy's bail

Sep 12, 2017 - 7:28 PM

This means that there was an impasse among the 3 justices of the 5th Division and that a decision may be forthcoming soon

BAIL PLEA. File photo of detained former senator Jinggoy Estrada on one of his furloughs granted by the court in his 3-year detention where he was given permission to attend the high school graduation of his son. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler


Still no trial for Jinggoy Estrada; urges court to grant bail

Sep 04, 2017 - 12:15 PM

UPDATED The President knows what he is talking about being a prosecutor before says Estrada of Duterte who said he and Revilla should be granted bail

POSTPONED AGAIN. After a deferment of his plunder trial last July,  detained former senator Jinggoy Estrada's graft trial is also deferred to September 25. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Ampatuan brothers plead not guilty to corruption charges

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Do you know how much the government is spending for his escorts? Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Rafael Lagos says in reference to Andal Ampatuan Jr as he denies the motion to postpone the arraignment

CORRUPTION CHARGES. Ampatuan brothers Sajid (left) and Andal Jr (right) face multiple counts of corruption for ghost projects in Maguindanao in 2009.

The justices behind the pork barrel cases

Aug 17, 2014 - 5:31 PM

A member of the Sandiganbayan says the filing of the 3 plunder cases is a welcome development for those eyeing higher positions in the judiciary How they decide on the cases [could] affect their chances of being appointed to the SC

How will Sandigan justices handle plunder cases?

Aug 16, 2014 - 7:31 PM

It bears watching how the Aquino appointees will act on the plunder cases if Aquino is no longer in power It is also interesting to find out how the cases will play out with a president sympathetic to the senators

Enrile's arraignment for graft charges delayed

Jul 11, 2014 - 2:28 PM

The anti graft court s 3rd division decides to first resolve the prosecution s pending motion to admit amended information in Enrile s graft cases

DELAYED. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile's arraignment for his graft charges is set for a later date. Photo by Boy Santos/Sandiganbayan pool

PDAF case prosecutors hit for evidence used

Jul 03, 2014 - 8:09 PM

Sandiganbayan Justice Rafael Lagos points out the evidence cited in the charge sheet against Budget Undersecretary Mario Relampagos has nothing to do with his own office

Revilla’s 'kickbacks' more than Sandigan justices' total net worth

Jun 21, 2014 - 7:14 PM

[Exclusive] As of end 2012 the 14 anti graft court justices have a collective net worth of over P215 million – less than the P224 5 million that Revilla is accused of collecting from 2006 2010

Graft cases vs PCGG commissioners dismissed due to Ombudsman delays

Jun 15, 2014 - 1:50 AM

Arguing that the long delays by the Ombudsman had already violated their rights to due process the defendants ask the Sandiganbayan to dismiss the charges against them

Palace: Tan, Jardeleza 'qualified' for SC post

Mar 21, 2014 - 6:15 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda however says President Aquino will keep his distance from the SC nomination process until he gets the JBC shortlist