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SC sets oral arguments on Nov 21 on petition to stop drug war

THE Supreme Court set oral arguments on the petition to stop the war on drugs on November 21, according to its spokesman. “The parties in these consolidated cases are directed to comment on the petitions and the prayers for interim reliefs, such as temporary restraining order and the writ of amparo within the non-extendible period of [...] The post SC sets oral arguments on Nov 21 on petition to stop drug war appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes manilatimesNov 7th, 2017

SC sets oral arguments on Marcos burial next week

The Supreme Court (SC) decided yesterday to hold oral arguments Wednesday next week on the petition that seeks to stop the burial of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 16th, 2016

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 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

SC consolidates 2 petitions to stop Mindanao martial law extension, sets oral arguments

The Supreme Court en banc is consolidating two petitions opposing the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao, and directed the respondents to submit comments on Jan. 13......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

SC oral arguments: Jardeleza sees basis to issue TRO on ‘Oplan Tokhang’

Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza believes there's a basis to stop "Oplan Tokhang," the house-to-house visitation during which police pleads with suspected drug users to change their ways. "Tokhang" -- a combination of the Cebuano words "toktok" (to knock) and "hangyo" -- is part of Project Oplan Double Barrel, which is in Command Memorandum Circular (CMC) 16-2016 of the Philippine National Police (PNP). "To my mind, and not examining the mass of facts presented by the petitioners, it seems to me there is a prima facie to issue a temporary restraining order against stage 3 [the CMC] on house-to-house visitation," Jardeleza said during Tuesday's oral arguments on...Keep on reading: SC oral arguments: Jardeleza sees basis to issue TRO on ‘Oplan Tokhang’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

SC s Martires: PNP out of drug war, why still include them in petition?

MANILA, Philippines – With the Philippine National Police (PNP) already suspending all of its operations on anti-illegal drugs since October, Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Martires asked on Tuesday, November 22, why lawyers still filed a case to nullify their campaign. During his interpellation during oral arguments,  Martires  pointed out ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017

WATCH | SC opens petitioners’ oral arguments vs legality of Oplan Tokhang

MANILA – The Supreme Court opened oral arguments by the petitioners Tuesday challenging the legality of the Philippine National Police (PNP) anti-drug operation nationwide, tagged informally as Operation Plan Tokhang. Present were various groups who had filed the consolidated petition: Nuns and relatives of those who died, many at the hands of police and lawmen […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017

Petitioners tell SC: Easy to get into drug suspects’ list, hard to get out

You may get in but you cannot get out of the government's list of drug personalities once you have been reported to barangay officials. Human rights advocates made this point on Tuesday before the Supreme Court during Tuesday's oral arguments on a petition questioning the constitutionality of the government's war on drugs. Petitioners want the high court to declare as unconstitutional two memorandum circulars -- Command Memorandum Circular (CMC) 16-2016 of the Philippine National Police (PNP) that gives life to "Project: Double Barrel," which is the Duterte administration's war on drugs, and Memorandum Circular 2017-112 of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DI...Keep on reading: Petitioners tell SC: Easy to get into drug suspects’ list, hard to get out.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

SC sets oral arguments on petition vs Mindanao martial law

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court on Tuesday afternoon said that it will be conducting oral arguments on the petition filed by House minority members a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 6th, 2017

SC sets oral arguments on De Lima petition vs arrest, detention

SC sets oral arguments on De Lima petition vs arrest, detention.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2017

SC sets oral arguments on De Lima petition vs arrest, detention

SC sets oral arguments on De Lima petition vs arrest, detention.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2017

Oral arguments on bid to stop Marcos burial at LNMB set Aug. 24; 2nd petition filed

Oral arguments on bid to stop Marcos burial at LNMB set Aug. 24; 2nd petition filed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 16th, 2016

SC sets oral arguments on petition vs Marcos burial

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will conduct oral arguments next week on the petition to block former President Ferdinan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2016

De Lima seeks SC permission to attend oral arguments on ICC

DETAINED SENATOR Leila M. De Lima has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to allow her “to personally appear and represent herself” in the oral arguments on the petition seeking to declare unconstitutional and invalid the Philippines’ withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC)......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 27th, 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

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

‘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