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'Fresh start, new vision': Bersamin rings in 2019, his last year as Chief Justice

Dec 31, 2018 - 4:23 PM

'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

CHIEF JUSTICE. Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin during his press conference on November 28, 2018, after he took an an oath as the 25th Chief Justice of the Philippines. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Who will be the next Chief Justice? | Evening wRap

Nov 23, 2018 - 10:20 PM

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House to await resolution of Sereno motion for reconsideration before plenary vote

May 11, 2018 - 5:46 PM

'Out of respect to a co-equal [branch] that has ruled that it has jurisdiction over the matter of the legality of the appointment of respondent Sereno, the House of Representatives should wait for the resolution of the motion for reconsideration, if one is filed,' says House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas

WAITING HOUSE. The articles of impeachment against Maria Lourdes Sereno, whom the SC ousted as chief justice on May 11, 2018, is still pending at the House of Representatives. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Calida petitions Supreme Court to remove Sereno

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:28 PM

All will be watching SC justices, especially the group known to be constitutionalists, and how they will act on this very crucial episode in the judiciary's history

QUO WARRANTO. Solicitor General Jose Calida petitions the Supreme Court to remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno through a quo warranto proceeding. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Chief Justice Sereno's impeachment case, and her oppositors in SC

Sep 28, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Sereno's spokesperson Carlo Cruz says oppositions inside the Supreme Court just mean that the collegial body is doing its job

‘Pork’ through the years: It got complicated

Oct 10, 2013 - 7:00 AM

Chief Justice Sereno notes 'strange' changes in the pork barrel system over the years, like the inclusion of NGOs and the allocation of funds to national officials

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Aug 28, 2013 - 9:27 PM

Gov puts up P10 M reward for pork barrel queen Napoles Sereno dares critics: check my voting record Hagel says American forces are “ready to strike Syria

Sereno faces uphill battle in High Court

Jan 19, 2013 - 10:21 AM

Only 5 months as chief justice she is being asked to resign by some lawyers Her every move is being watched even as she tries to heal division in the Supreme Court

FAITH IN THE CHIEF JUSTICE. Sereno asks the Integrated Bar of the Philippines to trust her and help her pursue reforms.

Sereno: Dialogue key to judicial reform

Aug 29, 2012 - 5:31 PM

IBP president Roan Libarios calls on the Chief Justice to reach out to other justices


Sereno reorganizes Court divisions

Aug 28, 2012 - 8:40 PM

It s business as usual for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno


Sereno meets with justices today

Aug 28, 2012 - 7:02 AM

Reforms cannot be dependent on the personalities of chief justices It is an institutional commitment it must be locked in place says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno


Sereno: I will be independent

Aug 24, 2012 - 10:18 PM

Newly appointed Chief Justice Ma Lourdes Sereno says she will keep her oath of office faithfully until her term ends

Saguisag turns down CJ nomination

Jun 20, 2012 - 12:58 PM

The former senator says he s past the mandatory retirement age of 70 for Supreme Court justices

Tributes for Corona amid JBC meeting

Jun 04, 2012 - 8:06 PM

Ex Chief Justice Renato Corona returns to the Supreme Court to bid his supporters goodbye

PNoy: 'Outsider' CJ distinct possibility

Jun 01, 2012 - 3:21 PM

The President says tradition has not always been good for the country citing the tradition of secrecy practiced by the Supreme Court itself

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CJ position now vacant, per law and Senate

May 30, 2012 - 7:27 AM

Associate Justice Antonio Carpio the most senior justice in the Supreme Court serves as acting chief

Corona and Carpio: From friends to foes

May 25, 2012 - 4:35 PM

Corona and Carpio used to be close What went wrong?

Attending trial 'risky,' but CJ signs waiver

May 24, 2012 - 5:23 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona signs a waiver stating that he is aware of the possible consequences of attending Friday s trial

IBP president: Corona should quit if...

May 22, 2012 - 8:50 PM

Roan Libarios said Corona will lose moral ascendancy if he does not face the prosecution on May 23

Corona's hypoglycemia

May 22, 2012 - 8:47 PM

Hypoglycemia which supposedly forced Chief Justice Renato Corona to walk out of the impeachment court can usually be cured with Coke says doctor

DIABETIC CORONA. The Chief Justice walked out of the Senate session hall supposedly due to hypoglycemia.

Llamas to CJ: Don't liken us to Arroyo gov't

May 22, 2012 - 5:24 PM

Palace adviser Ronald Llamas issues a statement after Chief Justice Renato Corona criticized him in his speech before the impeachment court

Rappler Newscast | May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012 - 8:19 PM

Corona lawyers admit the Chief Justice refuses to rehearse courtroom answers in their presence Find out 5 things the Chief Justice will likely say on the witness stand And Lady Gaga’s two day Manila concert will push through despite protests

Replay: Familiar moments in Corona, Erap trials

Mar 28, 2012 - 4:35 PM

Some moments in the Corona trial look very familiar like we witnessed them once before during the impeachment trial of Joseph Estrada

#CoronaTrial Day 31 in photos

Mar 19, 2012 - 8:31 PM

HAVING FUN. Prosecution panel spokesman Miro Quimbo shares a light moment with members of the defense panel during a break of day 31 of the Corona Trial. (Photo by Emil Sarmiento)

Corona: Nation is in peril of 'one-man rule'

Mar 15, 2012 - 7:06 PM

The Chief Justice warns that judicial independence is being undermined by transient powerholders of the government

Corona's mood meter: Amused at news on ‘other’ family

Mar 07, 2012 - 7:01 PM

Even his wife doesn t believe rumors on his alleged extramarital affairs Chief Justice Renato Corona says

Explain wealth, show 'psycho' records

Feb 17, 2012 - 6:59 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona brings up an old campaign issue against the President

Corona says 'rivalry' with Carpio is common knowledge

Feb 08, 2012 - 7:17 PM

The Chief Justice asks for the inhibition of Carpio and Sereno from cases involving him

Prosecution gears up for Article 3

Feb 07, 2012 - 3:38 PM

NEXT ARTICLE. Prosecutor Giorgidi Aggabao gears up to tackle Article 3 of the impeachment case versus Chief Justice Renato Corona.