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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: philippinetimes philippinetimesMay 17th, 2018

Sereno appeals ouster from Supreme Court

Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno yesterday appealed the Supreme Court decision removing her through a mere quo warranto petition, noting that the SC violated her constitutional right to due process and overstepped its power......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Sereno appeals null and void ouster at Supreme Court

MANILA, Philippines – Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno filed on Wednesday, May 30, her 205-page motion for reconsideration before the Supreme Court, asking her colleagues to reverse their  decision to remove her via a quo warranto petition. The  8-6 majority decision  on May 11 was “null and void” ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 30th, 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

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

‘Congress has exclusive power to impeach’

A member of the consultative committee (Concom) tasked by President Duterte to review the Charter is urging Congress to assert its exclusive power to remove impeachable officials, while scoring the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice by her own colleagues in the Supreme Court (SC)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

‘Congress has exclusive power to impeach’

A member of the consultative committee (Concom) tasked by President Duterte to review the Charter is urging Congress to assert its exclusive power to remove impeachable officials, while scoring the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice by her own colleagues in the Supreme Court (SC)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Palace to Sereno: Blame yourself for ouster

Saying former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno herself should be blamed for her ouster, Malacanang yesterday accused her of grandstanding after she repeatedly called for the resignation of President Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Palace to Sereno: Your ouster is on you, not Duterte

The ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was all on her, and not on President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacañang said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Senate to tackle resolution vs quo warranto on Monday

The Senate will take up next Monday a resolution signed by 14 of its members, including the outgoing president of the chamber, seeking review of the Supreme Court’s decision to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice through a quo warranto petition......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

14 senators ask SC to review Sereno ruling - Inquirer.net

14 senators ask SC to review Sereno ruling - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Duterte: Prove that I’m involved in Sereno ouster and I’ll resign

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday denied involvement in the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. He vowed to resign if anyone could prove that he was behind the removal of the chief magistrate from office. "If there's one congresswoman or congressman or a single justice who will say I talked to them, I can guarantee you I will resign," the President told reporters in a press conference in Malacaang. READ: Palace distances from SC ruling on quo warranto case vs Sereno Voting 8-6, the Supreme Court has ousted Sereno by granting the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida against the chief justice. /ee READ:Sereno kicked out by fellow SC justi...Keep on reading: Duterte: Prove that I’m involved in Sereno ouster and I’ll resign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

LOOK: UPLB students hold indignation protest against Sereno ouster

LAGUNA, Philippines – “Justice for all, justice for Sereno.” The students of the University of the Philippines Los Baños joined the call of the National Union of People’s Lawyers to hold a day of protest on Tuesday, May 15, condemning the Supreme Court decision on the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno .  The event “WE DISSENT Mobilization for Judicial Independence ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 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

Justice Leonen tweets hope after notable dissent to Sereno’s ouster

The former law dean who is among the six dissenter to the Supreme Court's decision to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno has a lesson to teach......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Palace washes hands of CJ ouster

President Duterte’s chief legal adviser maintained the President was not behind the move to oust chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Palace washes hands of CJ ouster

President Duterte’s chief legal adviser maintained the President was not behind the move to oust chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Source link link: Palace washes hands of CJ ouster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Quo warranto the last ingredient to tyrannical rule — Progressives

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY— Progressive groups based in Baguio City staged an indignation rally at Malcolm Square on May 11 to protest the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno following a Supreme Court en banc decision granting the quo warranto petition of Solicitor General Jose Calida. ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

FULL TEXT: Supreme Court decision on Sereno ouster

FULL TEXT: Supreme Court decision on Sereno ouster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

SolGen wields quo warranto sword of Damocles after Sereno ouster

MANILA, Philippines –  After the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, the justices who voted against the quo warranto petition said that the decision has made the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) more poweful. The justices raised their concern in their separate dissenting opinions following the Supreme Court's  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018