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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 News19 hr. 41 min. ago

‘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 News7 hr. 29 min. ago

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 News7 hr. 29 min. ago

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

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 News3 hr. 28 min. ago

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 News7 hr. 29 min. ago

SC hears oral arguments on same-sex marriage

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

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated News17 hr. 8 min. ago

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 News19 hr. 41 min. ago

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

Rappler Talk Investigative: Former ambassador Luis Cruz on U.S.-North Korea summit

Bookmark this page to watch and join the discussion live on Monday, June 11, at 1 pm MANILA, Philippines – The stage is set for the historic meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, June 12, after turbulent days of diplomatic brinkmanship . The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Younghusbands encourage positivity for Azkals Asian Cup run, PH football growth

MANILA, Philippines – In the Rappler Talk  last Thursday, April 5, Azkals mainstays Phil and James Younghusband dropped by to share their stories of the Philippines' first AFC Asian Cup qualification.  The Philippine Azkals went down to the last stretch of the qualifiers to make the historic berth happen. The team failed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Malacañang on Cambridge Analytica, Sereno vs De Castro, Sandiganbayan on Napoles | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang denies President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign ever transacted with Cambridge Analytica for election-related services.  Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno clashes with Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro during the oral arguments for the quo warranto petition to remove the Chief Magistrate.  The Sandiganbayan denies the motion of alleged pork barrel ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Quo warranto petition oral arguments, Zuckerberg on Facebook, FBI raids Cohen office | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will personally defend herself and convince her most bitter rivals not to remove her from office.  Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg places the blame for privacy and security lapses at the world's largest social network squarely on himself.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation raids the New York offices of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

SC en banc sets oral arguments for Sereno quo warranto

  This is a developing story. Refresh for updates. MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday, April 3, decided to hold oral arguments on the quo warranto petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, an informed source told Rappler. The oral arguments will be ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Supreme Court to hold oral arguments on same-sex marriage

MANILA, Philippines – After nearly 3 years in the docket, a petition seeking to legalize same-sex marriage will be tackled in oral arguments at the Supreme Court (SC) in June. "The Court set the case for oral arguments on June 19, 2018, at 2:00 in the afternoon," ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Rappler Talk: Can the 17th Congress pass a divorce law?

  Bookmark to watch the interview with Rep. Edcel Lagman live at 11AM MANILA, Philippines – On Wednesday, February 21, the House committee on population and family relations approved a substitute bill that would introduce divorce in the Philippines.  It’s historic. This is the farthest a divorce bill has made it in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Robredo on CPP-NPA, Calida in SC oral arguments, Trump on Jerusalem | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Vice President Leni Robredo says she supports President Rodrigo Duterte's proclamation declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army as a terrorist organization.  Solicitor General Jose Calida says the archipelagic nature of the Philippines makes it impossible for authorities to catch all smugglers of illegal drugs.  SAGIP Representative Rodante Marcoleta ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

LIVE: Supreme Court tackles constitutionality of war on drugs — Day 2

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court on Tuesday, November 28, resumes the hearing, through oral arguments, on consolidated petitions filed against the gov Source link link: LIVE: Supreme Court tackles constitutionality of war on drugs — Day 2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

LIVE: Supreme Court tackles constitutionality of war on drugs — Day 2

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court on Tuesday, November 28, resumes the hearing, through oral arguments, on consolidated petitions filed against the gov.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017