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13 Senators sign draft resolution asking SC to review Sereno ouster

  MANILA, Philippines – Thirteen senators, or more than half of the Senate, have already signed a draft resolution  urging the High Court to review its decision to oust former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, also president of the Liberal Party, said ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerMay 16th, 2018

13 Senators sign draft resolution asking SC to review Sereno ouster

  MANILA, Philippines – Thirteen senators, or more than half of the Senate, have already signed a draft resolution  urging the High Court to review its decision to oust former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, also president of the Liberal Party, said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

2 nix senate reso vs Sereno ouster

TWO senators refused to sign a draft resolution urging the Supreme Court to review its decision ousting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto said he would “not support any resolution to that effect because I don’t want to interfere with the judiciary.” However, if a majority….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Palace Respects Senate Reso Calling for Review of Sereno Ouster

Malacañang on Thursday said that it respects the Senate resolution asking the Supreme Court to review its decision to nullify Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’s appointment. “The senators are free to sign such a resolution,” Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing, noting that it was part of the Senate’s inherent legislative powers. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Palace: Senators may sign reso asking SC to review decision on Sereno ouster

Senators are free to sign the resolution asking the Supreme Court to review its decision to unseat former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno through a quo warranto petition, Malacanang said on Thur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

13 senators support SC review of Sereno ouster

THIRTEEN senators coming from both sides of the political fence signed a draft resolution urging the Supreme Court (SC) to review its earlier decision on the quo warranto petition against ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno. “Now therefore, be it resolved, as it is hereby resolved to express the sense of the Senate of […] The post 13 senators support SC review of Sereno ouster appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

More senators urged to sign quo warranto appeal

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon urged yesterday other senators to approve the resolution calling on the Supreme Court (SC) to review its decision ousting chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in a quo warranto case filed against her by Solicitor General Jose Calida......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Ousted Chief Justice to Duterte: ‘Resign’

OUSTED Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno on Thursday called on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to resign in fulfillment of his promise to step down should his involvement in her ouster be proven. Also on Thursday, 14 senators formally filed Senate Resolution No. 738 urging the Supreme Court to review its decision on the quo […] The post Ousted Chief Justice to Duterte: ‘Resign’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Draft Senate resolution urges SC review of Sereno ouster - Inquirer.net

Draft Senate resolution urges SC review of Sereno ouster - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Failed adoption of Senate resolution on Sereno ouster elates Umali

House justice committee chair Rep. Reynaldo Umali said on Friday he is elated that the Senate failed to adopt the resolution urging the Supreme Court (SC) to review its decision to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno through a quo warranto petition, saying it could be a "violation of separation of powers" of the three branches of government.   "Natutuwa ako na hindi po ipinasa o napagbotohan at walang action ang Senado. And if they did (adopt the resolution), that is a a violation of separation of powers of the State kasi clearly, may jurisdiction ang SC dito sa quo warranto kasi it is also allowed in the Constitution," Umali said at the News and Nuances Kapihan at Almusan...Keep on reading: Failed adoption of Senate resolution on Sereno ouster elates Umali.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

Sotto doubts impeachment is the only way to remove an impeachable official

  Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III remains neutral on the Senate resolution urging the Supreme Court to review itsruling on a quo warranto petition that led to the ouster of former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. However, at the Kapihan sa Senado on Thursday, Sotto expressed doubts that impeachment was the only way to remove impeachable government officials. He cited the case of Vice President Leni Robredo, the subject of an election protest filed by former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. "Kung sinasabi natin, ini-insist natin, ang impeachable officer para maalis lang lang ay by impeachment lang, papaano kung ang protesta ni Senator Marcos nanalo...Keep on reading: Sotto doubts impeachment is the only way to remove an impeachable official.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Sereno on Duterte, Senate leadership, Trump on Mueller probe | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno demands President Rodrigo Duterte's resignation.  A draft resolution signed by majority of the senators circulates, supporting the installation of Majority Floor Leader Tito Sotto as the new Senate president.  United States President Donald Trump fumes at what he calls a 'witch hunt' investigation into his campaign's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Resolution on quo warranto rendered moot – senators

With Maria Lourdes Sereno’s ouster as chief justice now final, the Senate may no longer pursue a resolution stressing the preeminence of the Constitution in matters related to the removal of impeachable officials......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

SC set to dismiss Sereno’s appeal

The Supreme Court (SC) is poised to make final and executory its decision issued last month ousting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Unimpeachable sources told The Manila Times that Associate Justice Noel Tijam has circulated his draft resolution throwing out the motion for reconsideration filed by Sereno. The chief justice questioned the high court’s ruling… link: SC set to dismiss Sereno’s appeal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

SC set to dismiss Sereno’s appeal

The Supreme Court (SC) is poised to make final and executory its decision issued last month ousting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Unimpeachable sources told The Manila Times that Associate Justice Noel Tijam has circulated his draft resolution throwing out the motion for reconsideration filed by Sereno. The chief justice questioned the high court’s ruling [...] The post SC set to dismiss Sereno’s appeal appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

Trillanes, De Lima ask SC to reverse Sereno ouster

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Leila de Lima on Friday, June 1, filed an appeal with the Supreme Court, asking the justices to reverse their decision to remove former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno via a quo warranto petition. In their 25-page appeal for the High Court to “reconsider” its ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

House shelves bill on recoverable system loss

Lawmakers on Tuesday, May 22, shelved the draft bill on recoverable system loss for further review after noting its provisions are similar to a resolution already being implemented by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). AKO BIKOL party-list Rep. Rodel M. Batocabe suggested that the energy committee, chaired by Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Q. Velasco, […] The post House shelves bill on recoverable system loss appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

‘Congress has exclusive power to impeach’

A member of the consultative committee (Concom) tasked by President Duterte to review the Charter is urging Congress to assert its exclusive power to remove impeachable officials, while scoring the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice by her own colleagues in the Supreme Court (SC)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

‘Congress has exclusive power to impeach’

A member of the consultative committee (Concom) tasked by President Duterte to review the Charter is urging Congress to assert its exclusive power to remove impeachable officials, while scoring the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice by her own colleagues in the Supreme Court (SC)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Erap backs Senate resolution vs quo warranto

The first Philippine president to be impeached supported yesterday a Senate resolution signed by 14 senators against the Supreme Court’s ouster of the chief justice by a mere vote on a quo warranto petition......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Senate to tackle resolution vs quo warranto on Monday

The Senate will take up next Monday a resolution signed by 14 of its members, including the outgoing president of the chamber, seeking review of the Supreme Court’s decision to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice through a quo warranto petition......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018