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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

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 ........»»

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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

SC to take up SolGen’s Sereno ouster plea on Tuesday

  The Supreme Court (SC) will tackle on Tuesday the quo warranto petition filed by the Office of the Solicitor General in a bid to remove from office Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno without an impeachment trial.   Sources confirmed that the petition has been included in the agenda for the high court's regular en banc (full court) sessionon Tuesday.   The quo warranto petition, according to Solicitor General Jose Calida, is the proper petition because Sereno is "unlawfully" holding her current position.   READ:Sereno ouster by peers rather than Senate 'an act of kindness'---SolGen   "The blatant disregard by respondent Sereno to c...Keep on reading: SC to take up SolGen’s Sereno ouster plea on Tuesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

House justice panel head girds for Sereno ouster trial in Senate

AHEAD of the scheduled voting this Thursday on the existence of probable cause to impeach Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, the chairman of the House committee on justice has started picking the members of the 11-man House prosecution panel from more than 40 lawmakers-lawyers even as he declared that the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 4th, 2018

House opposition threatens 8 SC justices with ouster

REVERSE your ruling or face impeachment. This was the warning of House Minority Magnificent 7 bloc to the eight Supreme Court Associate Justices who voted in favor of the quo warranto petition filed against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. In a press conference, the group led by Albay Rep. Edcel….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News11 hr. 22 min. ago

Sereno to appeal ouster ruling by May 30

Sereno to appeal ouster ruling by May 30.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Judges, court employees urge public: Keep calm, accept Sereno’s ouster

Just keep calm and accept the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno from theSupreme Court (SC).   This was the message of judges and court employees to the public on "One SC RedMonday" amid outrage over the ouster of Sereno through a quo warranto proceedinginstead of an impeachment trial.   Erwin Ocson, president of the SC Employees Association (SCEA), asserted that "weshould follow whatever the majority (of the justices) decides."   "Irespeto, igalang 'yung desisyon dahil 'yun naman ang mandate nila ayon saConstitution," Ocson told reporters in a chance interview.   (Respect the decision because that's their mandate according to the Con...Keep on reading: Judges, court employees urge public: Keep calm, accept Sereno’s ouster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018