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This means legal remedies will become a challenge for those who will be arrested during the lockdown
'Electioneering or engaging in partisan political activities by one holding a non-political office is a punishable offense,' Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra reminds government prosecutors
Only 12% of the 289,295 drugs cases at the lower courts are disposed of in 2017. A big problem is that courts just can't keep up.
Conviction rate is low, however. A large number of the cases are dismissed by the courts on technical grounds.
Acting Justice Secretary Emmanuel Caparas also urges the National Prosecution Service to expedite the resolution of the case filed against the school officials
The probe aims to identify and hold responsible those behind the attacks The fact finding team is given 60 days to submit a final report on its findings and recommendations
We need the BBL so we can establish the necessary mechanism on the ground to reduce and eliminate violence such as what happened in Mamasapano says National Commission on Muslim Filipinos Secretary Yasmin Busran Lao
The version of the report that the DOJ has made public includes redactions to conceal the identities of witnesses suspects and NBI operatives
The report recommends charges against some 90 MILF BIFF and PAGs fighters alleged to be responsible for the Mamasapano bloodbath
Batanes regional trial court Judge Ramon Barona sets Balintang Channel incident trial after dismissing the motions of 8 PCG personnel to quash the homicide case against them
The cases come a year after the alleged sex for flight scheme was first exposed
Prosecutor Saipal Alawi is gunned down on the road while on his way home
The Department of Justice says 8 Philippine Coast Guard personnel engaged in a conspiracy to kill a Taiwanese