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Rappler Talk: SC tackles same-sex marriage in historic oral arguments

Bookmark this page to watch the interview on Thursday, June 14 MANILA, Philippines – In a historic first, the Supreme Court (SC), will tackle in oral arguments a petition seeking to legalize same-sex marriage in the Philippines. Gay lawyer Jesus Falcis filed the petition 3 years ago, in 2015, ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJun 14th, 2018

Same-sex marriage, Senate on Sereno ouster, Video games | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: In a historic first, the Supreme Court tackles same-sex marriage in oral arguments. Senate reacts on Sereno ouster. Solicitor General Jose Calida will hold on to his 60% share in a security firm owned by his family. The story of Philippine National Hero Jose Rizal is now ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

LGBTQ+ and allies gather for SC oral arguments on marriage equality

In an historic first, the right to marry of the LGBTQ+ community may finally be recognized by the State, just like all heterosexual couples......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Highlights from the oral arguments on same-sex marriage

Here is a rundown of some of the points discussed in the oral arguments on Falcis' historic petition:.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

‘Mistakes’ of young lawyer overshadow historic marriage equality hearing

MANILA, Philippines – Only 31 years old and with scarce background in litigation, Jesus Falcis III’s inexperience got the better of him on Tuesday, June 19, when he defended before the Supreme Court his petition seeking to legalize same-sex marriage. The oral arguments on Tuesday were ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

SC s De Castro: Same-sex marriage will complicate gender specific laws

MANILA, Philippines – Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro said on Tuesday, June 19, that alllowing same-sex marriage would complicate gender-specific laws on marriages. De Castro pointed this out in her interpellation of young lawyer Jesus Falcis III, who presented in historic oral arguments his ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Rappler Talk: Why are petitioners fighting the drug war at the Supreme Court?

Bookmark this page to watch Rappler's interview on Friday, November 24, at 7 pm MANILA, Philippines – The oral arguments at the Supreme Court tackling the constitutionality of the Philippine National Police or PNP's war on drugs is up for a second round on Tuesday, November 28. While Solicitor General Jose Calida ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

Philippines’ legal fees in China case still unpaid

By Paterno Esmaquel II/rappler.com – The Philippines’ legal fees in its historic case against China remain unpaid two years after the Southeast Asian country won in The Hague, the country’s current and former foreign secretaries confirmed. In a Rappler Talk interview with Marites Dañguilan Vitug on Monday, July 16, former Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

Philippines legal fees in China case still unpaid

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' legal fees in its historic case against China remain unpaid two years after the Southeast Asian country won in The Hague, the country's current and former foreign secretaries confirmed. In a Rappler Talk interview with Marites Dañguilan Vitug on Monday, July 16, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Freedom, equality, and all the colors of the rainbow at Metro Manila Pride 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The LGBT community in Metro Manila ended their celebration of Pride Month with a burst of color as they headed to the Marikina Sports Complex on June 28 for Pride March 2018 – just a few days after the Supreme Court concluded oral arguments on same-sex marriage. In a country ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Same-sex marriage: Flawed petition or unready Court?

MANILA, Philippines – Is the same-sex marriage petition pending before the Supreme Court flawed or are the justices just not ready for marriage equality? The petition filed by young lawyer Jesus Falcis III was scrutinized last June 19 during oral arguments , especially by Associate Justices Lucas Bersamin and Francis Jardeleza for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

SC Begins Oral Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday started the oral argument on the petition filed last May 2015 challenging the validity of provisions of the Family Code limiting marriage to heterosexual couples. The petition originally filed by lawyer Jesus Nicardo Falcis III on May 18, 2015, seeking the lifting of the prohibitions on same-sex marriage for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Philippines may lead Asia in protecting LGBT rights if same-sex marriage legalized — HRW

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio The Philippines would lead in terms of marriage equality should it legalize same-sex marriage, New York City-based human-advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, June 19. The HRW’s comments were released on the same day the Supreme Court (SC) held its first oral arguments on the petition by […] The post Philippines may lead Asia in protecting LGBT rights if same-sex marriage legalized — HRW appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Philippines poised to lead marriage equality in Asia, HRW reports

The Philippines would lead in terms of marriage equality should it legalize same-sex marriage, New York City-based human-advocacy group Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. The HRW’s comments were released on the same day the Supreme Court (SC) held its first oral arguments on a petition by LGBT rights advocate Atty. Jesus M. Falcis III […] The post Philippines poised to lead marriage equality in Asia, HRW reports appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

& apos;Mistakes& apos; of young lawyer overshadow historic marriage equality hearing - Rappler

'Mistakes' of young lawyer overshadow historic marriage equality hearing - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Top Philippine court hears landmark gay marriage case

The Philippines' top court heard arguments on Tuesday for the legalisation of gay marriage, a historic first in the overwhelmingly Catholic nation. Two same-sex couples denied licences to wed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Jardeleza: Why not take same-sex marriage battle elsewhere?

MANILA, Philippines – For at least one justice, the Supreme Court (SC) may not be the best venue to allow same-sex marriage in the Philippines.  As he closed his interpellation of  lawyer Jesus Falcis  during the SC oral arguments on same-sex marriage , Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza asked: Why not wait for same-sex marriage to be ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

SC hears oral arguments on same-sex marriage

SC hears oral arguments on same-sex marriage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Is timing right for same-sex marriage petition? Leonen warns of risks

MANILA, Philippines – For the Philippine LGBT or lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders, the oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, June 19, was a most awaited moment until SC Associate Justice Marvic Leonen gave them a dose of reality. For the first time, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

SC sets oral arguments over same-sex marriage

After two years since it was filed, the Supreme Court is set to conduct oral arguments over the petition seeking to allow same-sex marriage. SC sets oral arguments over same-sex marriage After two years since it was filed, the Supreme Court (SC) is set to conduct oral arguments over the petition seeking to allow same-sex… link: SC sets oral arguments over same-sex marriage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

SC preparing for June 19 oral arguments on same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court has started preparing for the June 19 oral arguments on a petition filed three years ago seeking a revision of the Family Code to allow same sex marriages in the Philippines. Named respondent in the petition filed by Atty. Jesus Nicardo Falcis III is the Civil Registrar General. The petitioners-in-intervention are LGBTS Christian Church Inc., Reverend Crescencio "Ceejay" Agbayani Jr., Marlon Felipe and Maria Arlyn "Sugar" Ibanez while Atty . Fernando Perito is the intervenor. Falcis, who identified himself as 'openly gay,' filed the petition in 2015, a few days after the US Supreme Court allowed same-sex marriage in the United States. In May 2016, the govern...Keep on reading: SC preparing for June 19 oral arguments on same-sex marriage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018