The ruling of the Supreme Court draws a line under many years of legal challenges from critics, who said Aadhaar threatened individual privacy and risked turning the world's second-most populous nation into a surveillance state
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.
Former president Noynoy Aquino still stands by his appointment of ousted Supreme Court chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
Brett Kavanaugh steps up his defense, saying 'I've never sexually assaulted anyone, not in high school, not ever. I've always treated women with dignity and respect'
Purchases are made without public bidding, bought from a supplier with a higher price, and done with incomplete documents
But the survey also shows that a good number of Filipinos either do not know Carpio, or don’t know what to feel about the potential Chief Justice nominee
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
It is an argument not cited in President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation No. 572
Brett Kavanaugh, the embattled US Supreme Court nominee of President Donald Trump, faces a second accusation of sexual misconduct
‘This is for the simple reason that it already violates the right of an accused against double jeopardy,' says the new Ombudsman
A university professor agrees to give her testimony publicly in the US Senate, accusing Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault
Sexual assault survivors – women and men alike – tweet their messages of solidarity for Christine Blasey Ford using the hashtag #WhyIDidntReport
Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers calls as 'arbitrary' the first deadline set by the US Senate Judiciary Committee for her to testify against nominee Brett Kavanaugh over a sexual assault allegation
President Donald Trump claims that sexual assault allegations against his hand-picked Supreme Court judge Brett Kavanaugh could not be true, blaming 'radical left wing politicians' for stirring controversy
Because the Supreme Court said the lower court sheriff was not diligent enough in serving the summons personally on Imee, the Honolulu court's ruling on the 'wrongful death' of student Archimedes Trajano was unenforceable here
‘The prosecution could have done better in this case. Sadly it failed,’ says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, who penned the decision
Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers have told the Senate judiciary committee she cannot appear at its hearing scheduled for Monday, September 24, calling the date Republicans set 'arbitrary'
Dubbed as the tax refund scam of the 1990s, Petron and Shell win big in the Supreme Court
The president's daughter claims someone seeking an appointment as Supreme Court justice is asking complainants to withdraw their disbarment case against her to curry favor
The college professor accusing Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's US Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault wants an FBI investigation
A professor at Palo Alto University decides to waive her anonymity because she felt her 'civic responsibility" was "outweighing my anguish and terror about retaliation'
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
The bloc of ex-majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas argues that the current House leadership has committed 'grave abuse of discretion' by retaining Danilo Suarez as minority leader
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the Supreme Court has 'shown independence' by giving Senator Antonio Trillanes IV the chance to explain his side in court
Trillanes says he's 'grateful' the high court recognized his rights despite failing to get immediate relief
The immediate implication is that the ball is now in the court of the Makati Regional Trial Courts
(UPDATED) 'They gave him [Duterte] a face-saving way out... but at the same time protecting my rights and the rights of similarly situated people in the future,' says Trillanes
Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyers find it 'disturbing' that former lawmaker Glenn Chong has access to audit logs from Ragay, Camarines Sur
(UPDATED) Opposition lawmakers say it was obvious the House committee on justice already wanted to dismiss the impeachment complaints against the Supreme Court justices
(5th UPDATE) Attention shifts to the two Makati courts which will hear the motion to issue a warrant of arrest
(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.
The Supreme Court also tells petitioner Danilo Lihaylihay that 'frivolous litigation...hampers the resolution of more meritorious cases'
In a nutshell, all cases and complaints are filed by Duterte-allied lawyers and the President's family members
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV remains holed up in the Senate as President Rodrigo Duterte himself backtracks on the warrantless arrest of his fierce critic
Will a chief justice front-runner grant Trillanes a TRO?
'The DND respects the judicial process and will defer to the decision of the court on the matter,' says the Department of National Defense
Trillanes says it is the only way that the military can get out of the order to arrest him without necessarily defying their commander-in-chief
(UPDATED) Senator Antonio Trillanes IV runs to the Supreme Court, but hours later rumors spread that he is set to be arrested while the nation is in slumber
(UPDATED) With the motion for a special raffle, the justice in charge can make a recommendation as early as Friday. But it will depend on Chief Justice De Castro to act on it.
'If we cannot rely on the Supreme Court, wala na tayong puwedeng pagkatiwalaan. Kaya kami nandito ngayon,' says Trillanes' lawyer
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(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte's Proclamation 572 'should alarm the justices of the Supreme Court,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Soriano convicted two Magdalo mutineers of coup charges, but his decision was later reversed by the Court of Appeals
'If confirmed to the Supreme Court, I will keep an open mind in every case. I will do equal right to the poor and to the rich,' says Judge Brett Kavanaugh
'I think it is conceded that we do not have any implementing legislation yet,' says the Chief Justice