The House Secretary General corrects his earlier statement that Carpio declined the invitation
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‘Corruption weakens judicial independence far more than political interference,’ says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
'That's pure false,' says Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen of RJ Nieto's Facebook post
The reprimand is a lighter sanction against ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno because the Supreme Court earlier indicated the possibility of disbarment
The recommendation will be sent to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), which will then vote on its official short list on Friday, July 20
The Supreme Court reprimands young lawyer Jesus Falcis III for not wearing a suit and tie to a preliminary conference attended by justices
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyer Romulo Macalintal says Solicitor General Jose Calida's 'erroneous' support of the 50% shading threshold would 'erode the very foundation of our democracy' by disenfranchising voters
'The serious consequences on a consumer, whose electric supply has been cut off, behoove a distribution utility to strictly comply with the legal requisites before disconnection may be done,' says the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court, acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, says it has taken 'note without action' Vice President Leni Robredo's motion to give the Commission on Elections just 5 days to comment
(UPDATED) The Supreme Court says the investigation into the Laguna outing of its staff with Vice President Leni Robredo's revisors was already finished even before ex-senator Bongbong Marcos filed his motion
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the Supreme Court ruling that local governments should have shares in all tax collections 'will restrain the [national] budget'
'We're all adults here. If I don't get what I want and I feel that this is unconstitutional, I'll challenge it in the Supreme Court, period,' says Lanao del Norte 1st District Representative Khalid Dimaporo
The lawyers of Vice President Leni Robredo say one of Bongbong Marcos' revisors, Roderick Miranda, sent food for the people who joined the outing
Opposition figures waste no time in assailing Brett Kavanaugh, warning his confirmation would usher in the erosion of civil liberties and long-held rights, while conservatives are quick to drum up support for the nominee
(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
(UPDATED) Trump's decision stands to be among the most consequential of his presidency, as he seeks to shape the high court to his conservative leanings for decades to come
Four men are convicted in September 2013 for murder, gang rape, theft, conspiracy and 'unnatural acts' after a 7-month trial in a fast-track court. Only 3 of them are involved in the appeal rejected on Monday.
Ex-senator Bongbong Marcos says the swimming party indicates a 'conspiracy' between the Presidential Electoral Tribunal staff and the revisor of Vice President Leni Robredo
The electoral tribunal asks local officials about wet ballot seals, missing election returns, and questionable signatures
Hacienda Luisita has fully complied with the 2011 order of the Supreme Court
The High Court, in effect, says all income – even allowances, bonuses and incentives – are subject to tax
The SC ruling effectively increases the portion of local government units from the national wealth, but law professor Lyssa Grace Pagano says the 20-80 sharing under Federalism is better
The complaint is filed by a private citizen named Rjhay Laurea, the same person who filed the opposition against Marquez’ candidacy for Supreme Court justice
Insiders say Sereno must first address problems she left at the Supreme Court before taking on other roles, but she remains defiant, saying there will be vindication in the end
Vice President Leni Robredo says her camp has simply defended themselves against the lies of her rival Bongbong Marcos, forcing them to break the Supreme Court's gag order in the ongoing electoral protest
Justice Anthony Kennedy's departure at the end of July will give US President Donald Trump the opportunity to appoint his second justice to the 9-seat bench, which exerts a deep and far-reaching influence on American life.
‘That has been the source of so much frustration on our part,’ says the retiring Ombudsman
(UPDATED) The Marcos camp, meanwhile, says it will 'respect the decision of the Tribunal and will be more mindful of the sub judice rule in the future'
The Supreme Court consolidates the petitions of the Philippine Coalition for the ICC and minority senators. Senator Leila de Lima also appeals to be allowed to join oral arguments.
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The US Supreme Court ruling validates the 3rd and most recent version of the ban, which applies to travelers from 5 mainly Muslim nations – Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen – and from North Korea, about 150 million people in total
'We choose only portions of the past that we like and call it tradition that we must preserve,' says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
Petitioner Jesus Falcis III says civil union can be a middleground, 'but it doesn’t mean we will stop fighting for marriage equality'
(3rd UPDATED) The Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal votes unanimously
‘Is there a statistical study that shows that heterosexual couples make better families?’ Associate Justice Marvic Leonen asks Solicitor General Jose Calida
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‘The Supreme Court was trying to find a reason not to decide the case,’ says constitutional law professor Dan Gatmaytan
The post is for the replacement of Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr
Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Martires says he has amicably settled the issue with the building management, and he is being dragged into it to make the story 'juicy'
The lower court that sentenced Lula argues that the Supreme Court should only handle cases related to possible constitutional violations, a standard which Lula's request did not meet
We should be wary of new concepts imported from foreign shores and alien to our history as a people, which could divide the nation and even lead to the dismemberment of the Philippine state
Tyranny, oppression, and the struggle for justice, freedom and democracy have a strange way of turning people into fighters
Where should the initiative to oppose the ouster of former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno come from instead? Vice President Leni Robredo says it should emanate from 'all of us.'
Private citizen Rjhay Laurea files the opposition with the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), which is screening Marquez and other applicants for Supreme Court Justice
'As long as you have a good conscience, you did your best, that should be enough,' says Maria Lourdes Sereno
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