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EXCLUSIVE: House Speaker says there is probable cause to impeach Chief Justice

EXCLUSIVE: House Speaker says there is probable cause to impeach Chief Justice.....»»

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Alvarez backs SC justices’ testimony vs Sereno

By Andrea Louise E. San Juan House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez yesterday, Dec. 12, has emphasized that he believes that the testimony of four Supreme Court (SC) justices were ‘damning’ enough to establish probable cause against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno. “Sa tingin ko sobra-sobra [I believe it’s more than enough],” […] The post Alvarez backs SC justices’ testimony vs Sereno appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Probable cause in Sereno complaint? Sobra-sobra, says Alvarez

MANILA, Philippines – Although the House committee on justice will still hold more hearings to determine probable cause in an impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez thinks it's there, as clear as day. "Sa tingin ko, sobra-sobra (In my opinion, it's very obvious)," ........»»

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EXCLUSIVE: House Speaker says there is probable cause to impeach Sereno

EXCLUSIVE: House Speaker says there is probable cause to impeach Sereno.....»»

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Sereno won’t comment on Alvarez’s remarks on probable cause to remove her from post

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday declined to comment on Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s view that developments in the impeachment proceedings at the House of Representatives would show there is probable cause to remove her from office. Source link link: Sereno won’t comment on Alvarez’s remarks on probable cause to remove her from post.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

House hearing on Sereno impeach complaint bordering on actual trial

THE House justice committee hearing to determine the existence of probable cause in the impeachment complaint filed by lawyer Lorenzo Gadon against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, shifted to a high gear last Wednesday. Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro testified on that day confirming without doubt some of the allegations in the [...] The post House hearing on Sereno impeach complaint bordering on actual trial appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

SERENO CASE | ‘Damning testimonies’ by justices, or just opinions not rising to level of impeachable offense?

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Tuesday the three Supreme Court Associate Justices who appeared before the House Justice committee hearing the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno gave “damning testimonies” that could boost the likelihood of the case reaching the Senate for trial......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Alvarez finds overwhelming probable cause to impeach Sereno

He made the declaration, a day after four magistrates testified against Sereno, one of whom accused the chief magistrate of treason for illegally obtaining a classified government document in an attempt to exclude him from the Supreme Court (SC) short list in 2014. #BeFullyInformed Alvarez finds overwhelming probable cause to impeach Sereno Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez… link: Alvarez finds overwhelming probable cause to impeach Sereno.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Lawyers: Sereno ‘acted in good faith’ in Jardeleza exclusion from JBC shortlist

The camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said the chief magistrate "acted in good faith" when the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), which she chaired, excluded then Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza in the shortlist of candidates for Supreme Court associate justices in 2014. "The Chief Justice, as ex officio Chairperson of the JBC, acted in good faith and in accordance with the JBC Rules in the matter of the nomination and subsequent appointment to the Supreme Court of then Solicitor General Jardeleza," Sereno's lawyers said in an e-mailed statementon Monday. The House justice committee is currently on its seventh day of conducting hearings to determine the probable cause...Keep on reading: Lawyers: Sereno ‘acted in good faith’ in Jardeleza exclusion from JBC shortlist.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

4 current, ex-SC justices attend House hearing on Sereno impeach raps

Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro, Noel Tijam and Francis Jardeleza and former Associate Justice Arturo Brion will testify on various acts allegedly committed by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Two more justices to attend Sereno impeach hearing

Two more justices of the Supreme Court (SC) are set to testify before the House justice committee hearing the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, House Committee on Justice Chairman Rep. Reynaldo Umali said. Umali, in a phone interview, confirmed that Associate Justices Samuel Martires and Mariano del Castillo will face the committee [...] The post Two more justices to attend Sereno impeach hearing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

5 more justices to testify in Sereno impeach hearing

AT least five Supreme Court Justices and a retired magistrate will appear next week in the impeachment hearing to shed light on some issues involving Chief Justice Ma Lourdes Sereno. Chairman of the House committee on justice Rep. Reynaldo Umali confirmed the attendance of the six justices on December 11….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Alvarez: Hearings show Sereno s denials have no basis

MANILA, Philippines – The House justice committee has yet to hold another week’s worth of hearings on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, but Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez already thinks the inquiry they have done so far has revealed that Sereno’s denials “have no basis.” The committee, to date, has ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Sereno ouster hearing deferred to next year

THE determination of probable cause in the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno will be deferred until January next year. This is according to chairman of the House committee on justice Rep. Reynaldo Umali, adding that the panel has until May 2018 to resolve the case filed by….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 4th, 2017

‘Appear in Congress or violate Constitution’

EXCLUSIVE Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Noel Tijam on Sunday urged Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno to show up at the hearing conducted by the House Committee on Justice in connection with the impeachment complaint filed against her. The chief justice, being the head of the third branch of government, must respect the rule of law… link: ‘Appear in Congress or violate Constitution’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2017

‘Appear in Congress or violate Constitution’

EXCLUSIVE Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Noel Tijam on Sunday urged Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno to show up at the hearing conducted by the House Committee on Justice in connection with the impeachment complaint filed against her. The chief justice, being the head of the third branch of government, must… The post ‘Appear in Congress or violate Constitution’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2017

House’s job is to ‘weigh, not gather’ evidence vs Sereno, lawmaker reminds Speaker

An opposition lawmaker reminded Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that the duty of the House of Representatives’ justice committee is to “weigh the evidence, not to gather evidence to plug the gaping loopholes in the Gadon impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2017

Lagman to fellow solons: Weigh, not gather, evidence vs Sereno

          The House committee on justice should act as an impartial investigator and not an "intrepid sleuth," Albay Representative Edcel Lagman said Saturday, urging his fellow lawmakers to weigh, not gather, evidence against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.   "The role of the House Committee on justice is to weigh the evidence, not to gather evidence to plug the gaping loopholes in the Gadon impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno," Lagman said in a statement.   "The committee's duty is to determine probable cause principally based on the complaint and evidence adduced by Gadon, and not to bui...Keep on reading: Lagman to fellow solons: Weigh, not gather, evidence vs Sereno.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2017

Speaker Alvarez to Sereno: Defend yourself at hearings

MANILA, Philippines — It’s by facing the House committee on justice – and not by issuing statements to the media – that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno ca Source link link: Speaker Alvarez to Sereno: Defend yourself at hearings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

Speaker Alvarez to Sereno: Defend yourself at hearings

MANILA, Philippines — It’s by facing the House committee on justice – and not by issuing statements to the media – that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno ca.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

Speaker calls on Chief Justice to attend House impeachment hearing

SPEAKER Pantaleon D. Alvarez called on Chief Justice (CJ) Maria Lourdes P. A Sereno before the House justice committee investigation on her impeachment, instead of defending herself in the media. Mr. Alvarez made these remarks after the chief magistrate attended public engagements including a mass at the Parish of Holy Sacrifice in Quezon City and […] The post Speaker calls on Chief Justice to attend House impeachment hearing appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017