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Is the post of chief justice worth a nervous breakdown?

First word I DO not seek to trivialize with my title our highest magistracy; I mean only to underline the ludicrous link between an office of thoughtful judgment and majesty and the hysterics of Chief Justice (on leave) Maria Lourdes Sereno to disguise her dubious appointment. From the way CJ Sereno is fighting obsessively, clinging [...] The post Is the post of chief justice worth a nervous breakdown? appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netApr 16th, 2018

SALNs for the BIR

A few months ago, we saw the drama that unfolded that led to the removal of former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno from her post. One issue connected with that focused on her alleged non-submission of her SALNs, or Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth, when she was still a professor at the University [...] The post SALNs for the BIR appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

SC rejects Sereno ouster appeal

      The Supreme Court has refused to reverse its May 11, 2018 decision that removed Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice.   Still with a vote of 8-6, the High Court denied Sereno's motion for reconsideration, according to a Court insider.   The May 11 decision granted the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida and invalidated the appointment of Sereno in 2012.   The SC disqualified her from the post for lack of proven integrity due to her failure to file all her statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) when she was still teaching law in the University of the Philippines. /muf...Keep on reading: SC rejects Sereno ouster appeal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Calida calls Sereno a “liar”, out to mislead public

SOLICITOR-GENERAL Jose C. Calida on Thursday said that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno “again attempted to mislead the Filipino people” after her camp revealed they had recovered several Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) from her stay at the University of the Philippines as a law professor. “Sereno claims to have recovered […] The post Calida calls Sereno a “liar”, out to mislead public appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Aquino, Sereno charged with graft over SALNs

FORMER PRESIDENT Benigno S.C. Aquino III and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno were charged with graft on Monday, Feb. 26, before the Ombudsman in connection with Ms. Sereno’s Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALNs) when she was being considered in 2012 for her current position. Their accuser, suspended lawyer Eligio P. Mallari, […] The post Aquino, Sereno charged with graft over SALNs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

Sereno proven not to have filed her SALNs; why the hell isn’t she quitting?

BEYOND the shadow of a doubt, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno didn’t file her statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth (SALN) for at least eight years when she was in government service. Not only the Constitution but the Administrative Code of 1987 as well as Republic Act 6713 requires all government employees, including those [...] The post Sereno proven not to have filed her SALNs; why the hell isn’t she quitting? appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2018

Bersamin expects colleagues’ support

On his first day as Chief Justice, top magistrate Lucas Bersamin quickly offered the peace pipe to his colleagues even as he called himself “an accidental” appointee. Bersamin edged other heavyweight contenders for the top post in the Supreme Court, including the most Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio. But Bersamin asked his colleagues to help […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

DoJ files tax raps vs Rappler, Ressa

The Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed cases before the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) against Rappler Holdings Corp. (RHC) and journalist Maria Ressa. Ressa is listed as the chief…READ The post DoJ files tax raps vs Rappler, Ressa appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Bersamin as next chief justice: Questions over seniority, voting history

Questions were raised about the career and voting history of Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin, who according to media sources was selected by President Rodrigo Duterte to sit as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The 69-year-old Bersamin was chosen from a shortlist that included Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio and Associate Justices […] The post Bersamin as next chief justice: Questions over seniority, voting history appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Shortlist names five CJ nominees

All the five candidates for the vacant post of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice (CJ) will be included in the shortlist that will be transmitted to President Rodrigo Duterte by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said yesterday. Guevarra, who is an ex-officio member of the JBC, said that after a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

JBC shortlists 5 SC justices for chief justice post | News

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has shortlisted all five Supreme Court justices vying for the chief justice post vacated by retired Teresita Leonardo-De Castro......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

Carpio, 4 others make it to JBC shortlist for CJ

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio and Associate Justices Lucas Bersamin, Diosdado Peralta, Estela Perlas-Bernabe and Andres Reyes Jr. made it to the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) for the country's next Chief Justice.   Following the JBC vote on Friday afternoon, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said all candidates received six votes each, except Reyes who got five.   "[The] short list [is] for transmittal to the Office of the President before the day is over," Guevarra told reporters.   The five most senior members of the high court are traditionally nominated automatically whenever there is a vacancy in the post of...Keep on reading: Carpio, 4 others make it to JBC shortlist for CJ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Who s who: A look at chief justice aspirants

Aspirants for the country’s top judge post, succeeding retired Chief Justice Teresita de Castro, would not face a public interview. This, after the Judicial and Bar Council agreed that senior justices need no longer go through one......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

SC suspends judge for Facebook post on ouster of Sereno

For the first time in the history of the judiciary, the Supreme Court has cracked the whip on a judge who criticized on social media the SC decision ousting Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice on the basis of a quo warranto case......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

It’s official: Nicanor Faeldon assumes Bureau of Corrections post

Former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon finally assumed his post yesterday as head of the Bureau of Corrections.Faeldon took his oath before Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra at the Department of Justice after Malacañang released his appointment papers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

7 Court of Appeals justices shortlisted for Supreme Court post

The Judicial and Bar Council has shortlisted seven Court of Appeals magistrates for the associate justice post in the Supreme Court left vacant by the promotion of now retired chief justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro last August......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2018

7 CA justices in shortlist for SC associate justice

SEVEN Court of Appeals justices are included in the shortlist for the associate justice post in the Supreme Court vacated by now-retired chief justice Teresita J. Leonardo-Castro, Justice Secretary and Judicial and Bar Council ex-officio member Menardo I. Guevarra said......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

5 SC justices vie for CJ post

FIVE Supreme Court (SC) justices are vying for the position of chief justice (CJ) vacated by Teresita J. Leonardo-De Castro, now retired......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

5 applicants vie for Chief Justice post

5 applicants vie for Chief Justice post.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Five SC justices vie for chief justice post

Five Supreme Court justices have applied to become the country’s next top judge, said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

UPDATE: Missing P6.8-B ‘shabu’ seized in Cavite worth more, says anti-narcotics chief

THE P6.8 billion worth of “shabu” that authorities missed when they seized four magnetic lifters inside a warehouse in Cavite is worth more, Director General Aaron Aquino of the Philippine...READ MORE The post UPDATE: Missing P6.8-B ‘shabu’ seized in Cavite worth more, says anti-narcotics chief appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018