Rappler's latest stories on Supreme Court of the Philippines
The names on the shortlist are all familiar
Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio makes these remarks after President Rodrigo Duterte said China 'is already in possession' of the South China Sea
University professors say the teaching of Filipino and Panitikan in college deepens knowledge that shapes Filipino culture and identity
The Supreme Court denies a petition of Ayala Land to claim from Standard Insurance for the damage caused by the blast, which killed 11 people and injured around 130
Bakit ganito ako kaseryoso ngayon? Dahil sa ruling ng Supreme Court na mag-aalis ng Filipino at Panitikan bilang core subjects sa kolehiyo. Hindi masusukat ang pinsalang magagawa nito sa mga darating na henerasyon.
Bersamin and Bernabe voted to grant bail to the Globe Asiatique owner; Carpio and Reyes dissented; Peralta inhibited
Solicitor General Jose Calida refuses to participate in a Senate investigation into his family firm's government contracts, saying it is illegal and serves no legislative purpose
'This is the highest number of Bar candidates in recent years,' says the Supreme Court, as 8,701 candidates registered to take the exams
(UPDATED) The number of Bar candidates registered for 2018 is the highest in recent years
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
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front challenges the motivation of Sulu Governor Abdusakur Tan II in questioning the Bangsamoro Organic Law before the Supreme Court
It means there is no legal impediment to the Sandiganbayan proceedings, which is halfway reaching a judgment
This is the first petition filed to challenge the constitutionality of the landmark Bangsamoro Organic Law. Legislators behind the law have been expecting it.
The High Court strengthens Ombudsman findings in criminal cases
'What has been restored is that the chief justice is one vote in terms of the items on the agenda,' says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
The petitioners ask the Supreme Court to make the frequency available for other telecommunications companies
'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
On Tuesday, October 23, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks with Cristina Bonoan of the Angeles State University about qualities needed in a chief justice and the challenges he or she will face
'The majority of the JBC members took the view that sitting members of the Supreme Court had already been publicly interviewed when they originally applied for their SC positions,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
The Senate, House of Representatives, Supreme Court, and Cabinet all get 'good' net satisfaction ratings in the latest Social Weather Stations survey
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
Watch the evening wRap with Mara Cepeda
SC Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo declines the nomination to be the country's next top magistrate
The senior justice, who says he has no more reason to decline a chief justice nomination, again challenges the policy of the appointing power, President Duterte
Promotions, salary raises, and bonuses mark Teresita Leonardo de Castro's chief justiceship that lasted only a little more than a month
The Anti-Money Laundering Council report alleges that ex-senator Jinggoy Estrada received at least P157.6 million in kickbacks through the pork barrel scam
In his separate concurring opinion, Associate Justice Marvic Leonen says that playing it fast and loose with procedure 'makes conducive the planting of evidence'
The persistent efforts to send Trillanes back to jail ends this September with the anticlimactic order of deferment by Makati RTC Judge Andres Soriano
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'
Lawyer Rey Robles says they might also elevate the case to a higher court if they feel that Makati RTC Branch 148 exercised grave abuse of discretion
(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.
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
‘This is for the simple reason that it already violates the right of an accused against double jeopardy,' says the new Ombudsman
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