Republic Act 6770 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Republic Act 6770


Did Carandang commit breaches, and can the President remove him?

Oct 04, 2017 - 8:44 AM

The provision granting the President the power to remove a Deputy Ombudsman was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 2014

 CONFIDENTIAL. Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang maintains he observed confidentiality in the ongoing investigation into the wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte and his family. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Can the Ombudsman be disbarred?

Mar 24, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The SC has issued several rulings which state that the Ombudsman has to be impeached and convicted first before he or she can be made to answer for any other violations

CAN SHE BE DISBARRED? Greco Belgica files a disbarment case against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales but the law and several SC rulings state she has to be impeached first. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP