SC junks appeal to disclose Leonen SALNs

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 05:42:41 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) has junked an appeal to disclose to the public the Statements of Assets Liabilities and Networth (SALN) of its Associate Justice Marvic Leonen. During en banc deliberations on Tuesday, the High Court ruled to deny the motion for reconsideration of lawyer Larry Gadon for the certified copies of SALN of Leonen […]

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SC to Palace: Explain Anti-Terrorism Law

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 05:15:26 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered Malacañang to explain the legal issues raised against the Anti-Terrorism Law . The order to the Executive Department comes after several groups and individuals challenged the constitutionality of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the high court, according to well-placed sources of the Manila […]

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2020 Bar Exams to be held next year

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 09:31:15 +0000

The Supreme Court deferred anew the holding of the 2020 Bar exams due to the rising cases of coronavirus disease. Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen moved to reschedule the bar examinations supposed to be held in November this year. “Due to the increasing number of Covid 19 cases, the prevailing community quarantine protocols all over the nation, and the continuing uncertainty, the Supreme Court en […]

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SC orders lockdown of Makati courts 

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 09:42:16 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) ordered a lockdown of the courts in Makati City after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), its spokesman said on Thursday. Quoting from the memorandum issued by Makati Regional Trial Court Executive Judge Elmo Alameda and Makati Metropolitan Trial Court Judge Jackie Crisologo Saguisag on Wednesday, Lawyer […]

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SC orders Palace to explain VFA withdrawal

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 06:34:51 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered Malacanang to explain why it withdrew from the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) without the concurrence of the Senate. Well placed sources of the Manila Times said the high court ruled that the Palace, through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., should comment on […]

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Applications open for SC, CA posts

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 08:09:55 +0000

THE Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) re-opened nominations for the top post in the Court of Appeals (CA) and two positions in the Supreme Court. In a notice, signed by lawyer Edgar Aricheta, JBC clerk of court clerk, it said that the position in the CA was opened as its Presiding Justice Romeo Barza retired […]

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SC issues SCO vs judge for nativity fete in the face of Covid

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 20:05:24 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) has issued on Tuesday a show cause order (SCO) against a lady judge for celebrating her birthday in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The high court ordered the investigation of Nabunturan, Compostela Valley, Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 3 presiding judge and her staff for possible violations of quarantine guidelines when she celebrated her nativity. […]

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SC defers issuance of TRO on ABS-CBN shutdown

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 03:48:41 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday deferred issuing a temporary restraining order on the closure of ABS-CBN that would have allowed it to resume operations. According to unimpeachable sources, the SC en banc during its deliberations on Tuesday, the justices instead ordered the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to file its comment within 10 days on […]

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SC okays e-filing of complaints, bail

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:04:34 +0000

The Supreme Court (SC) gave its nod for the online filing of complaints, criminal information and posting of bail. Administrative Circular 33-20, signed by Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta, said that the order was passed after consultation with the Supreme Court en banc and in accordance with Section 5 (5) , Article 8 of the 1987 […]

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SC upholds conviction vs blogger who accused Drilon of corruption

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:36:04 +0000

SC upholds conviction vs blogger who accused Drilon of corruption

he SC has affirmed the libel conviction against an Ilonggo blogger who accused Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon of corrupt activities. 

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