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SolGen: Sereno ouster plea heard by impartial SC

SolGen: Sereno ouster plea heard by impartial SC.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJun 14th, 2018

SC to take up SolGen’s Sereno ouster plea on Tuesday

  The Supreme Court (SC) will tackle on Tuesday the quo warranto petition filed by the Office of the Solicitor General in a bid to remove from office Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno without an impeachment trial.   Sources confirmed that the petition has been included in the agenda for the high court's regular en banc (full court) sessionon Tuesday.   The quo warranto petition, according to Solicitor General Jose Calida, is the proper petition because Sereno is "unlawfully" holding her current position.   READ:Sereno ouster by peers rather than Senate 'an act of kindness'---SolGen   "The blatant disregard by respondent Sereno to c...Keep on reading: SC to take up SolGen’s Sereno ouster plea on Tuesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

SolGen asks high court to throw out Sereno plea

THE Office of the Solicitor General has asked the Supreme Court to junk the motion for reconsideration filed by ousted chief justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno seeking to reverse the May 11 ruling that removed her from her post. Solicitor General Jose Calida said the high court in issuing the controversial….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

SolGen ordered to comment on Sereno ouster appeal

SolGen ordered to comment on Sereno ouster appeal.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

SolGen wields quo warranto sword of Damocles after Sereno ouster

MANILA, Philippines –  After the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, the justices who voted against the quo warranto petition said that the decision has made the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) more poweful. The justices raised their concern in their separate dissenting opinions following the Supreme Court's  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Agot Isidro slams senators for inaction over Sereno ouster

        Seasoned singer-actress and vocal administration critic Agot Isidro yet again made herself heard as she voiced out an opinion concerning the country's present political stir.   Agot was commenting on the recent development at the Supreme Court where the Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno was voted out of the high court position.   With an 8-6 vote in an en banc session on Friday, Sereno's appointment as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is now declared void.   Such development in the country's judiciary stirred up an influx of reactions coming from the people including Agot who took to Twitter to slam senators wh...Keep on reading: Agot Isidro slams senators for inaction over Sereno ouster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

SolGen dared: Question De Castro over SALNs, too

Was this a case of giving a Supreme Court associate justice a dose of her own medicine?   A private citizen on Friday urged Solicitor General Jose Calida to apply the same legal principle he had cited in moving for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's ouster against her primary nemesis---Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro.   In a four-page letter, Jocelyn Marie Acosta said Calida should also file a quo warranto petition against De Castro for her supposed failure to submit all her statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) when she was appointed to the 15-member Supreme Court in December 2007, by then ...Keep on reading: SolGen dared: Question De Castro over SALNs, too.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

Sereno faces SC justices, SolGen in ouster proceedings

Sereno faces SC justices, SolGen in ouster proceedings.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Sereno& apos;s comment & apos;bolstered& apos; Calida& apos;s ouster plea, says lawyer - GMA News

Sereno's comment 'bolstered' Calida's ouster plea, says lawyer - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

High court tells SolGen to reply to Sereno& rsquo;s plea

High court tells SolGen to reply to Sereno’s plea Source link link: High court tells SolGen to reply to Sereno’s plea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

SC orders SolGen to answer Sereno comment on ouster petition

The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the Office of the Solicitor General to submit a reply on the comment of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, who asserted she can only be removed thru impeachment and not by a quo warranto petition.   READ: Sereno asks SC to nullify OSG's quo warranto petition   During Tuesday's en banc, the high court told Solicitor General Jose Calida to submit a response within five days upon receipt of its order.   Calida initiated the quo warranto petition against Sereno as he insisted that the country's top magistrate is not qualified to hold the position of Chief Justice.   He also said the quo warranto petition could e...Keep on reading: SC orders SolGen to answer Sereno comment on ouster petition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Judges, court employees urge Sereno to resign

Groups of judges and court employees on Monday morning urged the embattled Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to resign as she faces impeachment proceedings in the legislature and an ouster plea in her own Supreme Court. Source link link: Judges, court employees urge Sereno to resign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 12th, 2018

Sereno: Who& apos;s behind SolGen& apos;s ouster move? - Inquirer.net

Sereno: Who's behind SolGen's ouster move? - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

You can question anybody : Ex-SolGen warns vs Sereno ouster via quo warranto

The Supreme Court will open a can of worms if it invalidates Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's appointment by granting the quo warranto petition of Solicitor General Jose Calida, his predecessor said Wednesday. Source link link: 'You can question anybody': Ex-SolGen warns vs Sereno ouster via quo warranto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

Mallari s plea for rapid ouster of Sereno a mere scrap of paper — spokesperson

MANILA, Philippines — The letter of suspended lawyer Elligio Mallari to the Solicitor General is merely a scrap of paper, the camp of Chief Justice Maria Lou.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

Davao judge vying for CJ post thinks she’s applying to be Associate Justice

The lone Regional Trial Court judge vying for the position of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said she thought she was applying for the post of Associate Justice. "I am applying for the position of Associate Justice vice Honorable Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno," Tagum City RTC Branch 1 Judge Virginia Tehano-Ang wrote in the application she submitted to the high court. She said she is already 65 years old, and she believes she has enough experience to become an Associate Justice. She also explained that with the ouster of Sereno, she thought the vacant position will be for an associate justice because the chief justice will be appointed among the justices. When a membe...Keep on reading: Davao judge vying for CJ post thinks she’s applying to be Associate Justice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Replacing CJ Sereno becoming inelegant

Sages had foreseen last May the inelegant effects of the Supreme Court ousting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Morality, not legality, was the issue. Whoever justice votes for ouster would appear lusting for her position......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Justice Antonio Carpio stands by vow he won’t benefit from Sereno ouster

Acting Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Carpio is making good on his vow that he does not want to benefit from the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno by declining the nomination to be the next chief justice. Carpio’s decision to decline the nomination shocked some who  regard him as the most qualified for the post […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

SC Justice Bersamin accepts nomination for chief justice

SUPREME COURT (SC) Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin formally accepted his nomination for Chief Justice on Wednesday. Bersamin was the first official applicant among the five most senior justices for the vacant post after the ouster of former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. He was automatically nominated by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), along with [...] The post SC Justice Bersamin accepts nomination for chief justice appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Duterte ‘happy to step down’ if SC favors quo warranto against him

  President Rodrigo Duterte said he would be "happy to step down" if the Supreme Court favorsthe quo warrantopetititon filed against him by lawyer Elly Pamatong, who wantshis 2016 presidential victory invalidated.   "May problema ako kasi ang balita ko sa Supreme Court ready na daw 'yung decision sa quo warranto at I'm also due for ouster kagaya ni [Sereno], yung finile ni Pamatong," Duterte said during the anniversary of the Office of the Solicitor General on Monday.   "Ah 'di bale uuwi na lang ako sa amin. I would be happy to step down," he added.   The event was closed for media coverage but Malacaang provided the media a transcript of the ...Keep on reading: Duterte ‘happy to step down’ if SC favors quo warranto against him.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

SC orders Solgen to answer De Lima s plea for furlough to join ICC withdrawal arguments

The Supreme Court en banc gave the Office of the Solicitor General five days to answer Sen. De Lima’s request to allow her to be temporarily released from her detention at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018