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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

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

IBP denies getting compensation from Sereno

THE INTEGRATED Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Thursday clarified that they “do not receive any allowance” from Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno nor the Supreme Court” as claimed by lawyer Lorenzo G. Gadon. “We respect every person’s freedom of expression and may even try to understand his needs and motivations but truth, fairness, […] The post IBP denies getting compensation from Sereno appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Senate to vote on quo warranto

By Camille A. Aguinaldo SENATE PRESIDENT Aquilino L. Pimentel III on Wednesday said the Senate as an impeachment court would still need to vote on the validity of the quo warranto case on Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno if the Supreme Court decided to nullify her appointment. In a forum in Manila, Mr. Pimentel […] The post Senate to vote on quo warranto appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Wall Street collector launches legal fight over Koons works

ONE OF Wall Street’s biggest investors in distressed debt claims a prominent New York gallery and artist Jeff Koons are cheating customers by failing to deliver works worth millions of dollars. The collector, GoldenTree Asset Management LP Chief Investment Officer Steven Tananbaum, sued the Gagosian Gallery and the artist last Thursday over the non-delivery of […] The post Wall Street collector launches legal fight over Koons works appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

‘Tirades vs Sereno not an attack on SC’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte was not attacking the judiciary when he called for the immediate removal of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Malacañang said. In a television interview, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the impeachment case and quo warranto petition seeking Sereno’s removal were anchored on her failure to fully declare her wealth. “This is [...] The post ‘Tirades vs Sereno not an attack on SC’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

SolGen dared: Question De Castro over SALNs, too

Was this a case of giving a Supreme Court associate justice a dose of her own medicine?   A private citizen on Friday urged Solicitor General Jose Calida to apply the same legal principle he had cited in moving for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's ouster against her primary nemesis---Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro.   In a four-page letter, Jocelyn Marie Acosta said Calida should also file a quo warranto petition against De Castro for her supposed failure to submit all her statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) when she was appointed to the 15-member Supreme Court in December 2007, by then ...Keep on reading: SolGen dared: Question De Castro over SALNs, too.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

Quo warranto petition also sought vs Associate Justice de Castro

A SUPPORTER of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno wrote Solicitor-General Jose C. Calida urging him to file a quo warranto petition against Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita J. Leonardo-De Castro. In her letter, Ms. Jocelyn Marie F. Acosta invoked the same grounds cited by suspended lawyer Eligio Mallari in questioning Ms. Sereno’s appointment via […] The post Quo warranto petition also sought vs Associate Justice de Castro appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

Arroyo lauds SC ruling on watchlist order, calls de Lima act ‘unworthy’ of Justice chief

FORMER president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo welcomed the Supreme Court ruling declaring the issuance of watchlist order as illegal, saying it was a triumph for the rule of law. “It was clear from the very start that [then Justice]Secretary [Leila] de Lima had no legal basis to issue such order against the former president. It is, therefore, [...] The post Arroyo lauds SC ruling on watchlist order, calls de Lima act ‘unworthy’ of Justice chief appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

SWS: Net satisfaction drops for top officials

TOP OFFICIALS of the government had an overall decline in net satisfaction in the first quarter of 2018, with House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez and Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno posting a personal record low in their ratings, according to the Social Weather Stations. Vice-President Ma. Leonor G. Robredo had a net satisfaction of […] The post SWS: Net satisfaction drops for top officials appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Indonesia expected to drop $19-B infrastructure projects

JAKARTA — Indonesia’s chief economic minister said on Monday that 14 infrastructure projects, worth 264 trillion rupiah ($19.17 billion), are expected to be dropped from the government’s strategic development plan due to lack of progress. These projects will be dropped if they don’t meet some requirements by the third quarter of 2019, Darmin Nasution said, […] The post Indonesia expected to drop $19-B infrastructure projects appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

SC approves Sereno staff’s request for payment of overtime, allowances

THE Supreme Court (SC) en banc has granted a petition filed by the Office of the Chief Justice for the government to shoulder the overtime pay and allowances for its security personnel and staff. In a four-page Memorandum for Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio, dated April 10, 2018, a copy of which was obtained by [...] The post SC approves Sereno staff’s request for payment of overtime, allowances appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Ateneo asks court to junk case vs Sereno

The president of the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) on Sunday called on the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the quo warranto petition filed against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Fr. Jose Ramon Villarin said the case filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida should be thrown out because the chief justice can only be removed [...] The post Ateneo asks court to junk case vs Sereno appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Sereno supporters ‘invade’ SC cottage

Embattled Chief Justice on-leave Maria Lourdes Sereno allowed her supporters to get into the Supreme Court (SC) resthouse compound in Baguio City, letting them sleep in her cottage without permission from the court, sources said. Highly placed sources told The Manila Times that Sereno, through her confidante Joy Fabian, started “smuggling” her supporters into the [...] The post Sereno supporters ‘invade’ SC cottage appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Ateneo president joins calls to junk quo warranto bid

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio THE PRESIDENT of Ateneo de Manila University (Ateneo) has joined the call by such organizations as the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) and the Makati Business Club (MBC) for the dismissal of the quo warranto petition seeking to void Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno’s appointment. “The Constitution categorically […] The post Ateneo president joins calls to junk quo warranto bid appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Ateneo president asks SC to junk quo warranto vs Sereno

THE Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) called on the Supreme Court to dismiss the quo warranto petition that would remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno from her post if granted by the high tribunal. “At this point, the legal and proper process is impeachment and not quo warranto. We thus categorically call on the Supreme [...] The post Ateneo president asks SC to junk quo warranto vs Sereno appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Recovery of additional SALNs destroys quo warranto petition – Sereno camp

MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno argued on Saturday, April 14, that their recovery of additional Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALNs) "destroys" the quo warranto petition filed against her by Solicitor General Jose Calida.  Lawyer and spokesperson Josalee Deinla said that "prior to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Duterte on Bensouda, Sereno’s SALNs, National Privacy Commission on Facebook | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to have International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda arrested if she sets foot in the country to proceed with her probe into his anti-drugs campaign.  Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno now has 11 Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth from when she worked at the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Sereno’s epic meltdown in cool Baguio

IT was Chief Justice-on leave Maria Lourdes Sereno who asked the Supreme Court to hold oral arguments on the quo warranto petition filed against her by Solicitor General Jose Calida. Earlier, the court had rejected Calida’s request for the same. Sereno got her wish. Oral arguments were heard on Tuesday, April 10, in Baguio City [...] The post Sereno’s epic meltdown in cool Baguio appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018