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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: bworldonline bworldonlineMay 16th, 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

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

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

Duterte lifts Kuwait deployment ban, Senators on Sereno ouster, Trump on North Korea | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte orders the total lifting of the deployment ban on overseas Filipino workers to Kuwait.  Thirteen senators , or more than half of the Senate, sign a draft resolution urging the Supreme Court to review its decision to oust former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 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

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

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

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

‘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

14 senators ask SC to review Sereno ruling - Inquirer.net

14 senators ask SC to review Sereno ruling - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 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

Philippine top court votes to oust chief justice

Philippine Supreme Court employees pose with clenched fists to express support for the ouster of embattled Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday, May 11. (AP)........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Agot Isidro slams senators for inaction over Sereno ouster

        Seasoned singer-actress and vocal administration critic Agot Isidro yet again made herself heard as she voiced out an opinion concerning the country's present political stir.   Agot was commenting on the recent development at the Supreme Court where the Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno was voted out of the high court position.   With an 8-6 vote in an en banc session on Friday, Sereno's appointment as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is now declared void.   Such development in the country's judiciary stirred up an influx of reactions coming from the people including Agot who took to Twitter to slam senators wh...Keep on reading: Agot Isidro slams senators for inaction over Sereno ouster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Judges mobilized to urge Sereno to resign

The attempts to unseat Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno have spilled over to the lower courts, dragging judges into the political controversy, three court sources said on Sunday. The first source said the 1,200-strong Philippine Judges Association (PJA), composed of Regional Trial Court (RTC) judges, would issue a "manifesto" calling for Sereno's resignation during the flag-raising ceremony at the Supreme Court on Monday. The source said court employees, together with several justices who had forced Sereno to go on an indefinite leave starting March 1, were expected to wear red shirts and ribbons to symbolize their support for her ouster as Chief Justice, as they did last Mon...Keep on reading: Judges mobilized to urge Sereno to resign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

Senators suggest ways PNP can improve anti-drug campaign

A number of senators on Tuesday’s Senate inquiry into extrajudicial killings committed to support the Philippine National Police (PNP) by vowing to review ways the Duterte administration’s intensified anti-drug campaign could be improved......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2016

National ID, Federalism Budget, Kris Aquino | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: A big majority of Filipinos support a national identification system. Senators Loren Legarda and Francis Escudero question the country's economic managers on the P90-million budget for the information drive on federalism. The Manila Regional Trial Court or RTC Branch 19 clears Satur Ocampo, Rafael Baylosis, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

After ouster, Alvarez reaffirms friendship with PDP-Laban partymates

Ousted Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday said he understood the decision of some Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) lawmakers to support the rise to Speakership of former p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018