Rappler's latest stories on SC decisions
The Supreme Court also clears Philippine National Bank branch managers as well as officers of the Tolong Sugar Milling Company Incorporated
By filing the letter of protest before the High Court, Tanggol Wika says it hopes to stop 'imminent cultural genocide, the impending murder of our national language and local literature'
The case is among the many examples of cases being filed before the High Court by individuals not directly affected by a government policy, but use the doctrine of transcendental importance
The unanimous decision is that the earnings from the offshore gas project will go to the national government because Palawan's jurisdiction refers only to land area
Petitioners say that implementation of the CHED memorandum will also leave rights guaranteed by the Constitution 'vulnerable to being diminished'
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 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
(UPDATED) City Administrator Aldrin Cuña says the QC Fair Market Values Ordinance can be implemented 15 working days after the Supreme Court decision
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'
The Court’s Third Division denies Lim’s request to nullify the Department of Justice (DOJ) reinvestigation
‘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
Justices Velasco, Bersamin, Peralta, and Reyes are the dissenters
Problems continue for the embattled bank as it loses its petition for a P25-billion government loan
The Supreme Court approves a Precautionary Hold Departure Order (PHDO) for crimes where the minimum penalty is at least 6 years and one day
(3rd UPDATE) Supreme Court Justices Carpio and Jardeleza vote to allow De Lima's participation but are outvoted
The activist faces imprisonment of 2 months and 21 days at minimum, and 1 year, 1 month, and 11 days at maximum for his 2010 'Damaso stunt'
It's now up to new Ombudsman Samuel Martires to use the ruling to their advantage
From now on, when defendants try to have their cases dismissed based on delay, the fact-finding phase cannot be counted as part of the investigation period
(UPDATED) Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas tells President Rodrigo Duterte that the ruling wouldn't cause an unmanageable increase in the government's budget
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says applying the Supreme Court ruling on 'rightful' tax share of local government units next year 'would compromise projects'
Former senator Bong Revilla's latest petition to stop the trial at the anti-graft Sandiganbayan is still pending
(UPDATED) The Supreme Court also rules that the House panel did not commit grave abuse of discretion in investigating the alleged misuse of Ilocos Norte’s tobacco funds
The High Court’s 3rd division reverses a Court of Appeals decision that previously cleared spouses Manu and Champa Gidwani, who got more than the insured amount through 86 dummy claimants
(3rd UPDATE) The Supreme Court junks 'with finality' ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's motion for reconsideration
The Supreme Court's First Division upholds a 2010 Sandiganbayan ruling which dismissed a PCGG complaint that sought damages from the estate of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his cronies
Dissenting Justice Benjamin Caguioa hits the double standard applied to the cases of De Lima and Lim-Espinosa, saying the senator's constitutional right 'continues to be violated'
The Supreme Court issues a show cause order against ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for discussing the merits of the case before the media
If democracy must die sooner or later, it must die with honor
'This case marks the time when the Court commits seppuku – without honor,' says Associate Justice Alfredo Caguioa
'The Philippine Supreme Court’s unprecedented and nefarious removal of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno constitutes a frontal assault on human rights protections and democratic rule,' says Caloy Conde, HRW Researcher, Asia Division
"Even if the Chief Justice has failed our expectations, quo warranto, as a process to oust an impeachable officer and a sitting member of the Supreme Court, is a legal abomination,” says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
(UPDATED) Because Sereno's previous post as associate justice was already filled up by another appointee, she cannot go back to it anymore
'The Supreme Court is the final arbiter of the law. The High Court has spoken,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
'Inilagay tayo dito para sa mga ganitong panahon, ang araw na ito ay araw ng paglaban,' says Maria Lourdes Sereno moments after she was ousted as Chief Justice
(5TH UPDATE) 'The Supreme Court has fallen, and fallen hard in the eyes of the public,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
(5th UPDATE) If the Senate decides to question the ouster, it will result in a constitutional crisis, says constitutional law expert Dan Gatmaytan
FASAP says a senior flight attendant with a spotless record was retrenched due to a post-pregnancy leave from work
'The heart has reasons of its own which reason does not know,' says one ruling
The SC majority says safeguards remain, and cites legal remedies for human rights like writs of amparo and habeas data
(5th UPDATE) The Supreme Court votes 10-5 after oral arguments in January, where petitioners tried to argue that the 1987 Constitution does not provide any legal basis for a re-extension
The Food and Drug Administration rules Implanon and Implanon NXT are non-abortifacients
Five years after she was appointed the first female Chief Justice of the Philippines Maria Lourdes Sereno faces impeachment threats Is she a target of the Duterte administration?
There is such a virtue as judicial reticence a becoming degree of self restraint that must be accorded a co equal coordinate branch of government
Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza believes the High Court prematurely declared the regularity of Torre de Manila s building permits and missed an opportunity to value heritage conservation
The correctness of the burial of President Marcos is now a matter to be decided through the democratic process
3rd UPDATE Ferdinand Marcos is interred at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on November 18 after the Supreme Court on November 8 gives the go signal