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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‘Unseat Pimentel’

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:20:46 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) was asked on Wednesday to kick out Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd from the Senate, saying his participation in the senatorial election in May 2019 was illegal. Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio, in a petition for certiorari, urged the high court to annul the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) granting Pimentel a […]

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Supreme Court to ABS-CBN: Explain why franchise shouldnt be revoked

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 04:43:04 +0000

THE Supreme Court has ordered television network ABS-CBN Corp. to comment within 10 days to the Quo Warranto petition of Solicitor General Jose Calida seeking the revocation of its franchise. READ: Govt seeks to strip ABS-CBN franchise Spokesman Brian Keith Hosaka said the time to file the comment would not be extended. “Acting on the […]

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De Lima asks SC to reconsider ruling on petition for protection vs Duterte tirades

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 12:15:40 +0000

INSISTING that her rights were violated, opposition Senator Leila de Lima has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to reconsider its resolution dismissing her habeas data petition which seeks to protect her from President Rodrigo Duterte’s continued threats and verbal attacks. In a 20-page motion for reconsideration filed on Wednesday by counsel Manuel Diokno, de Lima argued that the resolution […]

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9th Circuit Court Rules Against Young Plaintiffs In Landmark Climate Suit

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:40:39 +0000

Our Children's Trust T ShirtIn 2015, a group of young Americans, some of them only 7 or 8 years old, sued the United States government, claiming the federal government “through its affirmative actions in creating a national energy system that causes climate change, is depriving them of their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property, and has failed to protect essential public trust resources.” That’s according to Our Children’s Trust, which is sponsoring the suit. The “public trust” theory was first conceived by OCT attorney Julia Olson

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