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Robredo's lawyers say the request to investigate 3 Mindanao provinces was a belated move by Bongbong Marcos and would violate PET rules
'Be steadfast in the fealty to the letter and spirit of the Constitution and to the rule of law,' says retiring chief justice Lucas Bersamin
Even in the Robredo-Marcos case, which is perceptibly a divisive issue, justices are said to be having an 'emerging consensus'
To be sure, too many incredible things have happened in the Supreme Court, precisely in cases where Duterte had an interest
(3rd UPDATE) The OFW's lawyers hope this can play a significant role in removing her from death row in Indonesia for drug trafficking charges
Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin says the public can expect a 'result' by next week and 'it may not be what you expect'
The High Court directs the Energy Regulatory Commission to review Meralco's unbundled rates 'for determination of a reasonable and fair valuation of the regulatory asset base that will provide electricity to consumers in the least cost manner'
The Supreme Court spokesman reacts to a radio interview made by Vice President Leni Robredo's legal counsel on Wednesday morning
But the High Court says it cannot compel the government to implement the adjustment to the new salary grade because this needs another law for the budget
Four kinds of 'lump-sum' discretionary funds from 2014 are declared as constitutional for constituting singular correspondence
In the petition, the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind relies on two decisions: the SC's aquittal of former president Gloria Arroyo, and the Sandiganbayan's acquittal of Senator Bong Revilla
Ria Tabacco Mar of the American Civil Liberties Union says it is up to the Supreme Court to stop the LGBTQ community from being 'relegated to second class status'
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyers argue doing so would 'put to rest any apprehensions' of both camps regarding 'speculations' about the possible results of the ballot revision process
Rule 65 of the 2010 Presidential Electoral Tribunal Rules says after examination of the pilot provinces, the tribunal will decide whether to dismiss the protest at that level and affirm Robredo's win, or decide to proceed to further recount
In the JBC, chief justice applicants are asked whether Carpio's media interviews about China are 'improper'
(3rd UPDATE) The lawyer started to represent Peter Joemel Advincula alias Bikoy in the sedition case in July
In June, Mexican media report that Medina Mora was suspected of having made $5.2 million transfers to bank accounts in the US and Britain that were not reported in his financial declarations
Bilibid inmates want to nullify DOJ's new Implementing Rules and Regulations for violating equal protection
(UPDATED) The 4 applicants for chief justice include SC Associate Justices Diosdado Peralta, Estela Perlas Bernabe, Andres Reyes Jr, and Jose Reyes Jr
New round of deliberations are scheduled for October 8
If he's not appointed in this round, the justice will say goodbye to his chances of being top magistrate
'The chief justice is not a position of superiority but an opportunity to lead the judiciary,' Supreme Court Associate Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe tells the Judicial and Bar Council during her interview for the top magistrate position
(UPDATED) Associate Justice Estela Perlas Bernabe, for her part, says banning premarital sex would violate the Constitution
The chief justice applicant says judges should not acquit suspects, but dismiss cases only without prejudice to refiling
'I’m not a topnotcher, I'm not an honor student, but I think I was able to compensate with the work that I had done,' Justice Diosdado Peralta tells the Judicial and Bar Council
Watch the public interview of the applicants for the Philippines' next chief justice
Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) short-lists 13 for the Jardeleza vacancy
Justice Diosdado Peralta, the most senior of the applicants, represents the judiciary in budget hearings of both chambers of Congress
The new IRR has different treatments for heinous crime convicts before 2013 and those after 2013. Is that a violation of equal protection?
Supreme Court Justice Diosdado Peralta proposes amendments to Republic Act 9165 of the Dangerous Drugs Act
(UPDATED) The High Court continues its streak of tackling what could be described as progressive issues such as same-sex marriage and inheritance rights of illegitimate children
(UPDATED) The petitioners argue the DOJ's new internal rules amount to executive legislation and violate equal protection
If the SC does not hand down a ruling before October 28, the prosecution would be forced to wrap up its case against Veloso's recruiters without presenting her as witness
Before the official comment to the Supreme Court, Malacañang and President Duterte had provided varying reasons for banning Rappler from presidential events
The Enrique Razon-owned MORE is granted a franchise by President Duterte, but the bypassed Panay Electric Company (PECO) is fighting for its assets
The camp of former Makati City mayor Elenita Binay says they will appeal
(UPDATED) In a unanimous ruling, the court decides 'to completely reject the appeal lodged by the family in relation to Francisco Franco's exhumation'
(UPDATED) Prime Minister Boris Johnson renews his call for an early election to end the standoff with parliament
Law group Center for International Law or CenterLaw wants to cite in contempt the Office the Solicitor General and the Philippine National Police
The military wants Alexandrea Pacalda to register herself as a communist rebel returnee
(UPDATED) Julito Vitriolo is a career official at the Commission on Higher Education who is still claiming his post as executive director
The appeals revolve around 'whether it was lawful for the prime minister to advise Her Majesty to order prorogation,' Britain's Supreme Court President Brenda Hale says as she opened proceedings
A hearing at the Supreme Court turns emotional as petitioner Maggie Ho Aquino claims her right to inherit from her grandfather, and is urged by a justice to see the case through
The Supreme Court is narrowly split, 8-6, in ruling that Camarines Norte Governor Edgardo Tallado can serve his '4th term' because his dismissal from service is an involuntary interruption exempt from the constitutional 3-term limit
UN refugee agency spokesman Andrej Mahecic stresses that 'any person fleeing violence or persecution must be able to access full and effective asylum procedures and international protection'
The US Supreme Court's decision – temporarily in effect while lower court proceedings play out – is a victory for Trump's restrictive immigration policies
Four Court of Appeals associate justices say international legal conventions on political refugees protect the Communist Party of the Philippines founder from arrest over a murder case filed in 2007
There is no main plunderer, Napoles argues. The anti-graft court says, ''The eyes are useless when the mind is blind. It is apparent that the information refers to [Jinggoy] Estrada as the mastermind of the PDAF scheme.'
The magistrates, considered experts in their respective legal fields and some of them professors of law, take the seat of students as they apply for a spot on the Supreme Court bench
'We should be careful of what we do here because the credibility of our processes as well as the political system here is at stake,' says Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin