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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

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

On SC’s rejection of Sereno ouster appeal, Umali says, ‘I expected it’

House justice committee chair Rep. Reynaldo Umali on Tuesday said he was "relieved" that the Supreme Court (SC) has junked former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's motion to reverse its May 11 decision that led to her ouster. "Actually expected ko naman 'yun ano, actually I was interviewed earlier and I said I don't think the SC will change its position. I feel so relieved that I need not to prepare anymore on the Senate trial," Umali told reporters. Umali was referring to the impeachment case filed at the lower House which they need to defend at the supposed Senate trial. The high court, with a vote of 8-6, denied Sereno's motion for reconsideration, according to a Court ins...Keep on reading: On SC’s rejection of Sereno ouster appeal, Umali says, ‘I expected it’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Jose Calida asks Supreme Court to affirm Sereno’s ouster

The Office of the Solicitor General has asked the Supreme Court to affirm with finality its decision last month ousting Maria Lourdes Sereno from the top judicial post......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

IBP can’t seek reversal of Sereno ouster — Palace

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines has no legal standing to seek the reversal of the Supreme Court ruling ousting former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

IBP can& apos;t seek reversal of Sereno ouster — Palace - Philippine Star

IBP can't seek reversal of Sereno ouster — Palace - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

IBP asks SC to reverse Sereno ouster

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Monday formally asked the Supreme Court (SC) to reverse and set aside its “narrowly drawn” and “necessarily void”  decision ousting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.   Source link link: IBP asks SC to reverse Sereno ouster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Ahead of a decision, Supreme Court removes Sereno from website

The Supreme Court is moving on.  Although it has yet to decide on Maria Lourdes Sereno’s appeal questioning her ouster last May 11, the High Court has already removed the former chief justice from its website. The spot for the chief justice ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

SC eyes final decision on Sereno ouster this June

SC eyes final decision on Sereno ouster this June.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Sereno camp still ‘hopeful’ appeal vs. ouster will sway SC vote

The camp of ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno remains hopeful that her appeal against her removal from office will sway the Supreme Court (SC) enough to overturn the high court’s earlier decision. Source link link: Sereno camp still ‘hopeful’ appeal vs. ouster will sway SC vote.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 31st, 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