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(3rd UPDATE) The LTFRB orders all law enforcers to immediately apprehend and even impound Angkas motorcycles operating as public utility vehicles
(UPDATED) The Judicial and Bar Council is interviewing 6 applicants for the slot of retiring Associate Justice Noel Tijam
(UPDATED) CA Justices Manuel Barrios, Ramon Bato Jr, Ramon Garcia, and Court Administrator Midas Marquez get the en banc’s nod
(UPDATED) Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin says he continues to look for a permanent spokesperson. Marquez is applying for associate justice.
Appointing the judiciary’s head, whether the most senior or not, is the only way by which the President may legally exert influence over the judiciary
Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin says he's confident that his appointment will not strain relationships in the High Court
Rosmari Carandang is appointed to the Supreme Court after making it to the short list at least 5 times
Longtime applicant Court of Appeals Associate Justice Rosmari Carandang is the new Supreme Court justice
Lucas Bersamin is appointed as top magistrate on his 9th year in the Supreme Court. He is retiring in 10 months.
Petitioners say that implementation of the CHED memorandum will also leave rights guaranteed by the Constitution 'vulnerable to being diminished'
The short list will be transmitted to Malacañang before the end of Friday, November 23
While the en banc awaits the proposed guidelines of reporters' associations, it orders the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court to let in as many reporters as can be accommodated in the hearings
Caloocan City 2nd District Representative Edgar Erice, who is with the Liberal Party, is a shareholder of SR Metals Incorporated
Because the police failed to bring required witnesses during the inventory of seized drugs, a man previously sentenced to life in prison can now walk free
The names on the shortlist are all familiar
Bernabe often votes with a nuance. She is respected in the High Court because of her collegial virtues.
A recently-released study shows there’s a probability that a justice who belongs to the same network as the chief justice will vote similarly as the top magistrate
The good faith doctrine is ‘inapplicable in a situation where there are circumstances that should have prompted the government officials to make further inquiries,’ says the High Court
'It’s difficult to pluck someone from the most junior ranks and put them to the leadership position,’ says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
‘The court en banc was disappointed that there were questions which were not proper, they catered to something, to trivia,’ says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
Former Supreme Court spokesman Ted Te also joins the discussion on Thursday, October 25
(UPDATED) City Administrator Aldrin Cuña says the QC Fair Market Values Ordinance can be implemented 15 working days after the Supreme Court decision
Associate Dean Rita Linda Jimeno stumbles on the doctrine at first, but eventually says that rebus sic stantibus may be used by Duterte to validly withdraw from the ICC without the concurrence of the Senate
Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Alex Quiroz, who is aspiring for a seat on the Supreme Court bench, says installing CCTV cameras would discourage misbehavior
SC Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo declines the nomination to be the country's next top magistrate
The Court of Appeals Justice known for his speedy disposition of cases will fill the vacancy in the High Court left by Ombudsman Samuel Martires
Application opens September 29 and ends October 15
The court upholds the DOLE order and LTFRB memorandum circular that seek to 'enhance the economic status of bus drivers and conductors, and to promote the general welfare of the riding public'
(UPDATED) Court Administrator Midas Marquez is linked to lawyer Bruce Rivera and Gemma Sotto who is part of DDS Global
The Court’s Third Division denies Lim’s request to nullify the Department of Justice (DOJ) reinvestigation
(UPDATED) Justice Delos Santos penned the lauded Writ of Kalikasan decision that shut down the controversial Inawayan Landfill in Cebu City
Supreme Court applicant Midas Marquez says, 'The allegation that I talked to complainants, the witnesses, that I maneuvered or manipulated, is not accurate'
Many of the candidates are current associate justices at the Court of Appeals and had previously applied for a position at the High Court
Marquez is among the 6 nominees whom the en banc has recommended to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC). He was previously interviewed in June 2017.
The House committee on justice votes unanimously to reject the impeachment complaints against Chief Justice Teresita de Castro and 6 Supreme Court justices
Watch the deliberations on the impeachment complaints live on Rappler
‘The prosecution could have done better in this case. Sadly it failed,’ says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, who penned the decision
Dubbed as the tax refund scam of the 1990s, Petron and Shell win big in the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court reverses an earlier decision by a lower court, saying oil tankers pose a larger risk to the environment in the event of an oil spill
(UPDATED) Opposition lawmakers say it was obvious the House committee on justice already wanted to dismiss the impeachment complaints against the Supreme Court justices
(2nd UPDATE) A total of 23 lawmakers find the impeachment complaints insufficient in substance. Siquijor Representative Ramon Rocamora is the only legislator who voted in favor of the complaints.
Will a chief justice front-runner grant Trillanes a TRO?
'I think it is conceded that we do not have any implementing legislation yet,' says the Chief Justice
During oral arguments, former Akbayan representative Barry Gutierrez will present on behalf of the senators. 13 years ago, former senator Pimentel asked the SC to compel the Palace to have the Senate ratify the Rome Statute.
The House committee on justice removes Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin among the complainants as he failed to sign the impeachment complaints
On Tuesday, September 4, the House committee on justice will first determine if the impeachment complaints filed against Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro and 6 other Supreme Court justices are sufficient in form
The Supreme Court unanimously rejects Bongbong Marcos' motion for inhibition against Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa
(UPDATED) 'I respectfully believe that I would be of greater value to the judiciary and the Court in the academic world at this time,' Te tells Chief Justice De Castro
Compulsively carrying on this way, he succeeded only in burying himself deeper in the hole of his regime’s own digging
Vice President Leni Robredo does not react when asked if she has any fears over Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro possibly influencing the electoral protest filed against her