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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

Supreme Court holds oral arguments on ICC withdrawal

MANILA, Philippines – Oral arguments on the Philippines' withdrawal as a member from the  International Criminal Court (ICC) are scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, August 28, with Teresita Leonardo de Castro presiding on her first official day as Chief Justice. The oral arguments will focus on a petition filed last May by ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

Ayawan na : Netizens dismayed by De Castro s appointment as Chief Justice

MANILA, Philippines – Based on intial online reactions, people are not pleased with President Duterte's appointment of  Teresita de Castro as Supreme Court Chief Justice , replacing the ousted Maria Lourdes Sereno . This comes as no surprise, as De Castro has already been lambasted earlier as "rude" and "egoistic" by netizens  for her heated exchange with Sereno during the oral arguments on  the quo warranto petition for Sereno's ouster . The appointment also elicited reactions because ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

SC denies again De Lima’s request to attend oral arguments on ICC

THE High Court dismissed detained Senator Leila De Lima’s motion for reconsideration regarding her petition to attend the oral arguments of the Philippines’ exit from the International Criminal Court (ICC). This as minority solons have petitioned for the incarcerated senator to argue via audio feed. The post SC denies again De Lima’s request to attend oral arguments on ICC appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

De Lima disappointed with SC blocking her plea to argue vs ICC withdrawal

Sen. Leila De Lima has expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court ruling that blocked her from participating personally in the oral arguments for the minority senators’ petition challenging the government’s withdrawal from the international tribunal......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Senate minority to SC: Allow De Lima to argue on ICC case

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate minority bloc has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to allow detained Senator Leila de Lima to represent them in the oral arguments on their petition against Malacañang's withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC). In a manifestation with motion filed on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

DOJ to Push Through with Resolution on Drug Raps Vs. Peter Lim

The Department of Justice (DOJ) will push through with the release of the resolution on the preliminary investigation regarding the drug complaint against businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra made this assurance in connection with Lim’s pending petition before the Supreme Court (SC), seeking to stop the DOJ’s preliminary investigation […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

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

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 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: 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:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

CA denies pro-life group s plea vs FDA

MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Appeals junked a petition filed by pro-life group Alliance For the Family Foundation Philippines, Incorporated (ALFI), which sought to stop the Food and Drug Administration Authority (FDA) from certifying 51 contraceptives as safe and non-abortifacient. Associate Justice Nina Antonio Valenzuela of the CA’s former ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Peter Lim asks SC to stop new DoJ probe

BUSINESSMAN Peter Lim yesterday asked the Supreme Court to stop the Department of Justice’s reinvestigation of the drug case lodged against him, saying it “smacks of persecution, harassment and oppression.” In his petition, Lim urged the SC to void the order of then justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to conduct….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Peter Lim asks SC to stop DoJ reinvestigation

Businessman Peter Lim yesterday asked the Supreme Court to stop the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) reinvestigation of the drug case lodged against him, saying it “smacks of persecution, harassment and oppression.” In a 48-page petition, Lim urged the SC to void the order of then Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Court junks petition vs house-to-house drug tests

For the second time, a Quezon City court has dismissed a petition to stop house-to-house drug testing filed by 32 residents of Barangays South Triangle and Payatas A against the Philippine National Police......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018