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In the Supreme Court, President Rodrigo Duterte has lapsed the constitutionally-required 90 days to fill a vacancy
The creation of the Judicial and Bar Council is 'an innovation made in response to the public clamor in favor of eliminating politics from the appointment of judges'
As part of the legal system myself an educator in the field of criminal justice I say we are losing and we are losing poorly We carry a heavy burden because the public call for blood is our own doing
Kung talaga namang kinakailangan bakit hindi ilulusot? At kung hindi naman kailangan talagang hindi lulusot iyan As I’ve said before hindi naman tayo rubber stamp ng Malacañang says House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
Malacañang meanwhile says the suspension of the writ is just an idea so far
President Rodrigo Duterte says the law allows him to do this to protect the Republic of the Philippines
No real gain is made when the law is sacrificed It is precisely because trafficking in drugs offends the law that there is legitimacy in the full application of the State’s reserve of force against those who engage in it with impunity
Some 1 600 cases are pending and 400 inmates are languishing in jail built for only half of their number Will the President appoint prosecutors in February?
Among 16 candidates vying for the position of Supreme Court justice the incumbent justice secretary maintains he would remain independent
In granting bail to a senator accused of plunder 8 Supreme Court justices rule in favor of the powerful
Jail authorities continue to raid the cells of inmates suspected of hiding guns and illegal drugs
UPDATED The spotlight is cast on Judicial and Bar Council reforms
The former head of Indonesia s Constitutional Court allegedly accepted more than US 4 8 million in bribes in relation to 15 disputed regional elections
The court also launched a separate case to look into how police pressed charges against baby Mohammad Musa
A Pakistani court on granted bail to a Christian girl accused of blasphemy in a case that has sparked an international outcry