SC junks petition to nullify Ombudsman ruling dismissing Aquino homicide raps over Mamasapano massacre

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 08:42:45 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday junked a petition to reverse an Ombudsman ruling that dismissed homicide charges against former president Benigno Aquino 3rd and several others in connection with…READ

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Leonen says no to automatic nomination as SC chief justice

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:52:55 +0000

Leonen says no to automatic nomination as SC chief justice

MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen has declined his nomination for the Chief Justice post. “I would like to confirm that Justice Marvic Leonen has declined his automatic nomination as Chief Justice of the Philippines,” SC Spokesman Atty. Brian Keith Hosaka said. “Justice Leonen did not state any reason in declining his […]

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28 vie for 2 seats in Supreme Court

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:25:44 +0000

SC urged to review constitutionality of legal education reform, PhilSAT

MANILA, Philippines — The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Friday bared the list of 28 final applicants to the two Supreme Court seats to be vacated by Justices Francis Jardeleza and Antonio Carpio who are retiring on Sept. 26 and Oct. 26, respectively, upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 70. The JBC, in […]

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Recreational club fees not subject to taxes – SC

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:37:52 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court has ruled that membership fees, assessment dues and other fees collected by clubs organized for “pleasure, recreation and other non-profit purposes” are not subject to income and value-added taxes. In a decision by the high court’s 2nd division, it set aside the ruling of the Makati City Regional Trial […]

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SC to tackle inheritance rights of illegitimate children

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:42:23 +0000

The Supreme Court will tackle the rights of illegitimate children to claim an inheritance.

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News Briefs: August 10, 2019

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 21:15:14 +0000

More than two years after the Supreme Court nixed their project for flouting bidding rules, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) on Friday said it would finally refund radio frequency identification (RFID) fees collected from motor vehicle owners in 2009 starting next week.

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Bayan Muna welcomes finality of SC decision on bidding of Meralco supply deals

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:13:51 +0000

Bayan Muna welcomes finality of SC decision on bidding of Meralco supply deals

Bayan Muna chairman Neri Colmenares and Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court’s announcement of the finality of its decision

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SC orders early dismissal in Metro Manila courts due to bad weather 

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 06:24:30 +0000

SC orders early dismissal in Metro Manila courts due to bad weather 

The Supreme Court has suspended work in all Metro Manila courts due to bad weather. 

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