Duterte names 2 new SC justices — sources

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 05:39:55 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed 2 new Supreme Court justices, sources privy to the selection said. They are Court of Appeals (CA) Visayas Executive Justice Edgardo delos Santos and CA Justice Mario Lopez. They replaced retired senior associate justice Antonio Carpio and associate justice Francis Jardeleza. Deputy Special Prosecutor Cornelio Somido was named the new deputy ombudsman for Luzon. JOMAR CANLAS

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SC junks raps vs ex-VP Binay

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:39:16 +0000

THE Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the charges against former vice president Jejomar Binay for holding a second post during his term because they became moot after he stepped down in 2016. In a resolution, the high court en banc ruled against the petition for certiorari and prohibition filed by Jesus Nicardo Falcis 3rd who accused […]

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