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Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez urges the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court to oust with finality former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
'Kung ayaw niya ng dissent, bigyan siya ng dissent. Kung ayaw niya ng boses ng tao, bigyan siya ng boses ng tao. The only way to fight a bully is to resist,' says ousted chief justice Maria Loures Sereno in her strongest speech yet
Maaari bang balewalain ni Sereno ang desisyon at igiit ang kaniyang sarili bilang Punong Mahistrado?
'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
Can she ignore the decision and assert herself as the chief justice?
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If history indeed is the final and fair judge, those who vote against the quo warranto petition will be judged by future generations as people who put institution and country above themselves
Resorting to a quo warranto petition to remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno 'circumvents the clear dictates of the Constitution,' says Father Jose Ramon Villarin
Why should Duterte trouble himself with a minority chief justice?
But Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez also says the impeachment proceedings would become moot and academic if the Supreme Court approves the quo warranto petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
Sereno would have to convince her most bitter rivals that she deserves – or is legally entitled to – the post that she has held for 5 years
(UPDATED) Outside the SC premises in Baguio City, Sereno’s supporters mobilize to call for the inhibition of the justices they call the 'Biased 5'
The House Makabayan bloc argues that the quo warranto petition seeking to void the Chief Justice's appointment would cause them to be 'deprived of their collective right' to bring the impeachment process to a 'logical conclusion'
(UPDATED) Angered by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's latest remarks, President Rodrigo Duterte says he will 'help any investigator' and 'egg Calida [on]' to pursue the quo warranto petition
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says it's clear that President Rodrigo Duterte is behind moves to oust her
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says Associate Justices Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Francis Jardeleza, and Noel Tijam 'cannot decide the quo warranto petition objectively and impartially'
(3RD UPDATE) The oral arguments will be held on April 10 in Baguio City and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is required to appear
Of course, we've only had a go at it twice. But with the untold losses we've suffered with each failure, how can we afford another?
We lay out all the arguments and claims related to the Chief Justice's SALNs in the context of the quo warranto proceeding that seeks to remove her from office
This is a move to disprove Sereno’s claim that 13 other Chief Justice applicants did not submit complete SALNs
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Carpio requests a certification from the JBC and sends the media a copy. According to the document, the JBC has on file Carpio’s SALN for a period of 10 years, from 2001 to 2011.
'Everyone will have to look for a political patron to save [themselves] from incessant harassment, threats, and bullying,' says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
'The filing of this present Quo Warranto Petition is nothing but an attempt [to] circumvent the constitutional process and to wrest the power to "oust" or remove an impeachable public official away from Congress and [the] Filipino people,' say the intervenors
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines says its intervention will note that under the 1987 Charter, 'impeachment is the only mode of removal of an impeachable officer for an impeachable offense'
Sereno raises the argument that for most of the period from 1998 to 2006, she was on leave without pay and therefore not required to file her SALNs
Sereno says the JBC has declared her integrity when it shortlisted her and other nominees to the chief justice post even despite incomplete submission of SALNs
Chief Justice Sereno says she will be able to prove in the Senate that she complied with the SALN law
The House committee on justice approves 6 articles of impeachment against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Here they are.
After a little over an hour of deliberation, the committee agrees to put forward 6 articles of impeachment against Sereno, the second chief justice in 6 years to face impeachment by the House and a trial before the Senate
The chairman of the House justice committee says there's more than enough evidence to convict Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
How far Duterte has actually gone with his authoritarianism gives us some sense of his pace and where he might be taking us. And it's decidedly a fast and determined pace, made possible by a coopted legislature and an agreeable majority of the Supreme Court.
President Rodrigo Duterte, however, has publicly criticized Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno while Malacañang has called on her to resign 'to spare the institution from any further damage'
The House justice committee will vote on the committee report on Monday, March 19
'Fight for freedom – want it, demand it, claim it,' Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno tells students in a forum in Bacolod City
‘Kung bigyan ng due course iyong quo warranto, gusto bang sabihin nito pati iyong Pangulo puwedeng tanggalin sa paraan na quo warranto?’ says Vice President Leni Robredo
The disagreement pushes back the committee's deadline to pass the articles of impeachment against the Chief Justice
'The call is condemning without evidence, judging before hearing, applying additional political pressure on the Chief Magistrate, rather than according her the rights to a fair trial, to substantive procedural due process, and even to the rule of law,' says the former chief justice
The Coalition for Justice urges Sereno to resist resignation and to continue fighting for judicial independence
Officials from the fiscal management and budget office are excluded in the graft complaint pertaining to the alleged illegal hiring of an I.T. consultant in the SC
(3rd UPDATE) Amid calls by Supreme Court employees for her to resign, a defiant Chief Justice says she has no intentions of stepping down, as resignation would mean not standing by the rule of law
(3rd UPDATE) 'We are calling on you, also for the benefit of the entire nation, to step down as Chief Justice,' they tell Chief Justice Sereno
Judges and justices sympathetic to Sereno assert their position on judicial independence, as some of their colleagues reportedly join the call for her resignation
'There are no strings to his volunteering his services,' says House justice committee chair Reynaldo Umali
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Unlike the Corona impeachment, the Sereno impeachment went through the scrutiny of the House committee on justice