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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: journal journalMay 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 on possible Sereno Senate run: Let her declare and let people decide

          Let Filipinos decide on the fate of ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno should she decide to run as senator, Malacaang said on Thursday.   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Sereno appeared "to have accepted her fate" after the Supreme Court upheld on Tuesday her ouster through a quo warranto petition.   "I have said it over and over again that the court is the final arbiter of all legal controversies. Love the decision, hate the decision, we need to accept the decision. Former Chief Justice Sereno appears to have accepted her fate. Let's do the same," Roque said in a Palace briefing.   After...Keep on reading: Palace on possible Sereno Senate run: Let her declare and let people decide.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Same-sex marriage, Senate on Sereno ouster, Video games | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: In a historic first, the Supreme Court tackles same-sex marriage in oral arguments. Senate reacts on Sereno ouster. Solicitor General Jose Calida will hold on to his 60% share in a security firm owned by his family. The story of Philippine National Hero Jose Rizal is now ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

On SC’s rejection of Sereno ouster appeal, Umali says, ‘I expected it’

House justice committee chair Rep. Reynaldo Umali on Tuesday said he was "relieved" that the Supreme Court (SC) has junked former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's motion to reverse its May 11 decision that led to her ouster. "Actually expected ko naman 'yun ano, actually I was interviewed earlier and I said I don't think the SC will change its position. I feel so relieved that I need not to prepare anymore on the Senate trial," Umali told reporters. Umali was referring to the impeachment case filed at the lower House which they need to defend at the supposed Senate trial. The high court, with a vote of 8-6, denied Sereno's motion for reconsideration, according to a Court ins...Keep on reading: On SC’s rejection of Sereno ouster appeal, Umali says, ‘I expected it’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 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

Sotto says Senate cannot intervene in SC decision on Sereno ouster

MANILA, Philippines – New Senate President Vicente Sotto III said the chamber has no jurisdiction over the Supreme Court decision ousting former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Sotto said the Senate has sole jurisdiction only on an impeachment trial, not on judicial proceedings. Without the articles of impeachment from the House ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Sereno: Ouster petition renders Senate inutile

Sereno: Ouster petition renders Senate inutile.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Malacañang on Sereno, Sotto on Senate presidency, Markle’s wedding dress | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang slams ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to resign and alleging he was behind her ouster.  Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto vows to protect the Senate from attacks and unfair criticism if his colleagues choose him as their next leader.  Solicitor General Jose Calida ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated 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

Christian Monsod: Senate should protest Sereno’s ouster

One of the framers of the 1987 Constitution said the Senate should protest the ouster of former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno via quo warranto proceeding because the upper chamber was denied the exercise of its power to remove a chief justice. "Senate should protest because the exercise of Supreme Court civil action is a derogation of the powers of the Senate who co-opted this process,"said Atty. Christian Monsod during the Quo Vadis, Quo Warranto Forum held at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines. "The people are watching what they will do," added Monsod, a member of the 1986 Constitutional Commission. Under the 1987 Constitution, at least one-third of the House members n...Keep on reading: Christian Monsod: Senate should protest Sereno’s ouster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated 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

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

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

Constitutional crisis feared after CJ ouster

SENATE President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel said a constitutional crisis looms following the decision of the Supreme Court to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Pimentel said Congress’ next move is crucial since there is a pending impeachment complaint that needs to be transmitted from the Lower House to the Senate.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Villanueva urges House to proceed with Sereno impeach bid

  Senator Joel Villanueva still wants Congress to proceed with the impeachment bid against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno despite her ouster by the Supreme Court through a quo warranto petition.   In a statement on Friday, Villanueva urged the House of Representatives to transmit to the Senate the articles of impeachment against Sereno.   "I urge the House of Representatives to forward the impeachment article to the Senate. We should respect the Constitution and the rule of law," he said.   The House's committee on justice had already approved the articles of impeachment against Sereno but it has yet to be adopted by the plenary before it coul...Keep on reading: Villanueva urges House to proceed with Sereno impeach bid.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Enrile tapped as adviser in Sereno ouster trial

THE chairman of the House committee on justice yesterday named former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile as private prosecution panel adviser, confirming reports that the former Senate leader will participate in the Lower Chamber’s mission to convict Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in the Senate Impeachment Court. “[Former] Senate President….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

Drilon: Sereno impeachment may not reach Senate court

MANILA, Philippines — The ouster of embattled Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno may be determined by the Supreme Court and not by the Senate impeachment cou.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018