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Defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos moves for the technical examination of election data from 3 ARMM provinces to be 'immediately' conducted
What petitioners can hope for are new views from the new justices
It is a class suit led by Andaya co-signed by employees from both the executive and legislative branches
The magistrates cut their own salaries by 25% after they were criticized by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
No one laughs at the President's jokes, and the Supreme Court becomes supreme again. Why not?
'Since there is no TRO, as of the moment, then that plebiscite can proceed,' says Supreme Court Spokesperson Midas Marquez
This is the second comment-in-intervention to support President Rodrigo Duterte’s Bangsamoro Organic Law
(UPDATED) The hearings are scheduled for January 22 and 23
The law, passed in 2004 by California in the name of animal rights, carries a fine of $1,000
(UPDATED) The new Bangsamoro government is within grasp. Will there be last-minute hitches?
Anti-corruption Commissioner Manny Luna files an answer-in-intervention, defending the Bangsamoro Organic Law from a petition filed against it by Governor Abdusakur Tan II of Sulu
The opposition bloc in the House of Representatives tell the High Court that the extension of martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2019 'mocks' the 1987 Constitution
'Let us take the time to...discern our experiences and learn from them, guided by a renewed hope, fresh start and new vision,' says Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin
The en banc votes unanimously to uphold the law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte, partly to respect the wisdom of both Congress and the executive branch
The 85-year-old judge underwent a pulmonary lobectomy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York
In a 34-page petition, the Philippine Constitution Association also asks the High Court to issue a temporary restraining order on the implementation of the law
From trampling near-sacred allies like Canada to trying to make good with rival Russia and enemy North Korea, Donald Trump's foreign policy shook up the world
(3rd UPDATE) The LTFRB orders all law enforcers to immediately apprehend and even impound Angkas motorcycles operating as public utility vehicles
The US Supreme Court leaves in place lower court decisions that found that states violate federal law when they terminate Medicaid contracts for Planned Parenthood
The former first lady is going straight to the High Court to appeal her conviction for 7 counts of graft
Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to lawyer Mel Sta Maria, dean of the Far Eastern University Institute of Law, on Monday, December 10
‘There’s also a tactical perspective to it, if you think you’re not gonna get that decision from the Supreme Court then why file before the Supreme Court?’ says senatorial aspirant Florin Hilbay
Associate Justice Efren dela Cruz, dissenter in the Bong Revilla acquittal, does not make it to the short list of Supreme Court justice candidates
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court is set to rule on the constitutionality of the firing and replacement of the prime minister and the sacking of parliament on Friday, December 7
Employees tell the Judicial and Bar Council that Tang ‘runs the affairs of the anti-graft court like her idol Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’
Applicants for a Supreme Court vacancy are asked for their opinions on polarizing legal issues. Privacy issues are also discussed.
The appeal is junked because the Office of the Solicitor General committed procedural lapses
The Supreme Court reverses an earlier ruling of the Makati City Regional Trial Court
(UPDATED) The Judicial and Bar Council is interviewing 6 applicants for the slot of retiring Associate Justice Noel Tijam
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The Ombudsman indictment against the former governor is set aside
’I do not apologize to anyone for having been appointed. That is the wisdom of a President who is the appointing power, please accept me,’ Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin tells employees of the Supreme Court
The Sandiganbayan cites the landmark Supreme Court decision that granted bail to plunder defendant Juan Ponce Enrile, which was penned by now-Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin
(UPDATED) Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin says he continues to look for a permanent spokesperson. Marquez is applying for associate justice.
President Rodrigo Duterte says he did not appoint Justice Antonio Carpio as Chief Justice because he 'refused the offer.' Carpio, however, had accepted the most recent nomination for the post.
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
Bersamin says of Duterte’s announced death squad against rebel communists: ‘I will trust the government to do its job if it believes there is a crime being committed’
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.
(3rd UPDATE) Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin, the third most senior in the Supreme Court, has a history of voting in favor of the Duterte administration’s policies
(UPDATED) The Sandiganbayan’s 5th Division says Marcos' appeal notice is premature
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
Chief Justice John Roberts, who rarely makes political statements, rebukes criticism of the courts by President Donald Trump, insisting that the judiciary is 'independent'
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 petitioners say it is 'high time' that the High Court resolve their 10-year-old petition in view of a new joint exploration deal between the Philippines and China