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'#DuwagDuterte!' says De Lima over PH withdrawal from ICC

Mar 16, 2018 - 12:41 PM

Senator Leila de Lima calls President Rodrigo Duterte a 'coward' for pulling the Philippines out of the International Criminal Court

Photo courtesy of Office of Senator Leila de Lima

De Lima demands DOJ: Show physical evidence against me

Mar 16, 2018 - 11:11 AM

De Lima’s camp will manifest to the court the different standards that DOJ applied to the senator and to Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa, who were earlier cleared of drug trading by a prosecution panel

Police escort detained Senator Leila De LIma inside the Philippine Hearth Center for a medical checkup on March 12, 2018

Judge who ordered De Lima’s arrest: Sereno did not call me

Feb 27, 2018 - 3:06 PM

'It may be unusual but in this particular case, I don’t think she meddled in our decisions,' Judge Guerrero says of the calls made by an SC official

NO CALLS. Judge Juanita Guerrero (right) appears before the Senate justice committee hearing the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

De Lima's 2018 wishes: Justice for drug war victims, safety for the living

Dec 31, 2017 - 5:32 PM

'Saan sila kukuha ng pag-asa? Saan sila huhugot ng determinasyong harapin ang Bagong Taon?'

Senator Leila De Lima wave to supporters as she arrives for her hearing on the case filed against her on the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison at the Muntinlupa RTC on October 13, 2017.

De Lima slams arrest warrant for 'weakest' drug case

Jun 25, 2017 - 4:35 PM

The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court Branch 205 issues another arrest warrant for detained Senator Leila de Lima

Senator Leila de Lima attend a hearing on the case filed against her for "Disobedience to Summons" before the Quezon City, Metropolitan Trial Court on May 19, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Marcelino's freedom a deal to pin me down – De Lima

May 19, 2017 - 5:31 PM

I don t have to say it it s so obvious it s too brazen sana nag iisip na po ang mga tao detained Senator Leila de Lima says

BRIEF INTERVIEW WITH THE PRESS. Senator Leila de Lima is whisked off to her coaster by personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP) immediately after her court hearing on May 19, 2017. The only time she is able to talk to media is before her hearing starts and she is seated comfortable enough to address the press. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

What are your duties, really? Sereno asks Calida

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Calida maintains: I can defend whoever I want to defend

CLARIFY DUTIES. Solicitor General Jose Calida takes the floor on March 28, 2017 for the SC oral arguments over Senator Leila de Lima's petitons, where he is asked to expound on his duties as solicitor general. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Notary public 'admitted' falsified affidavit in De Lima petitions – Velasco

Mar 28, 2017 - 3:16 PM

Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr says the notary public admitted that the senator s affidavits were already signed before she and Senator Leila de Lima met

ORAL ARGUMENTS ON DE LIMA PETITIONS. The Supreme Court hears the oral arguments on the petitions of Senator Leila de Lima against her arrest over drug charges. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

EXPLAINER: Issues on jurisdiction in De Lima cases

Mar 21, 2017 - 10:19 AM

What are the issues on jurisdiction being threshed out at the oral arguments before the Supreme Court?

The Supreme Court holds round 1 of the oral arguments on March 14, 2017 on the petition to nullify the drug cases against Senator Leila de Lima. Photo by Rappler

Duterte, De Lima and Lascañas: Not a love triangle

Mar 07, 2017 - 11:07 AM

The Supreme Court will see clearly that Duterte De Lima and Lascañas do not love each other but surely love for this country and for the rule of law will make the Court decide the case in the right way

SC schedules oral arguments on De Lima case

Feb 28, 2017 - 11:26 AM

4th UPDATE It s set on March 14 Judge Juanita Guerrero who issued the arrest warrant against the senator is given a non extendable deadline of March 10 to comment

File photo of Senator De Lima

Making sense of a Dutertian legal gobbledygook

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:46 AM

Let me try to do the next best thing and that is annotate so that we can at the very least get a glimpse of how the brain of a Dutertian works