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Solon: Justices dividing Supreme Court should resign

Solon: Justices dividing Supreme Court should resign.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepMay 15th, 2018

8 justices who ousted chief magistrate deserve to be impeached — solon

THE eight Associate Justices of the Supreme Court who voted to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice deserve to be impeached. This is according to Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, one of the leaders of the House Minority Magnificent7, as he expressed support for colleague Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin who….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Solon Mulls Impeachment Vs. 8 SC Justices in Sereno Ouster

A party-list lawmaker mulls to file impeachment complaints against the eight Supreme Court (SC) justices who voted to grant a quo warranto petition that disqualified Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. In a press conference on Thursday, Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin said the impeachment cases against the eight magistrates would be based on the ground of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Solon: Justices dividing SC should resign

Solon: Justices dividing SC should resign.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Judges mobilized to urge Sereno to resign

The attempts to unseat Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno have spilled over to the lower courts, dragging judges into the political controversy, three court sources said on Sunday. The first source said the 1,200-strong Philippine Judges Association (PJA), composed of Regional Trial Court (RTC) judges, would issue a "manifesto" calling for Sereno's resignation during the flag-raising ceremony at the Supreme Court on Monday. The source said court employees, together with several justices who had forced Sereno to go on an indefinite leave starting March 1, were expected to wear red shirts and ribbons to symbolize their support for her ouster as Chief Justice, as they did last Mon...Keep on reading: Judges mobilized to urge Sereno to resign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

‘Mutiny’ at SC decried

Opposition lawmaker deplores associate justices’ preemptive move against chief justice AN opposition solon yesterday criticized the Supreme Court justices for compelling Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to go on indefinite leave. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said the justices should have waited for the result of the impeachment proceeding against the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

Solon ‘mutiny’ at SC

AN opposition solon yesterday criticized the Supreme Court justices for compelling Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to go on indefinite leave. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said the justices should have waited for the result of the impeachment proceeding against the top magistrate. “The ‘mutiny’ reportedly spearheaded by seven associate justices….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

Bullies in the House

IF there are people who should be found guilty for culpable violation of the Constitution, it should be Edsel Lagman and his gang of minority members of the House of Representatives. In fact, they are guilty of an even worse offense when they threatened with impeachment the eight Supreme Court justices who voted to oust [...] The post Bullies in the House appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

No cause to impeach SC justices — Alvarez

SPEAKER Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez yesterday said there is no basis to impeach the eight Supreme Court justices who removed Maria Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice, explaining they just performed their constitutional mandate in granting the quo warranto petition. Alvarez said the eight justices should not be punished for just doing….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Impeachment of 8 SC justices bucked

AN opposition congressman yesterday urged the public, including his colleagues eyeing the impeachment of eight members of the Supreme Court, to respect the ruling granting the quo warranto petition against former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.In a regular press conference, House Deputy Minority Leader and Buhay Hayaang Yumabong (Buhay) party-list….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

House opposition threatens 8 SC justices with ouster

REVERSE your ruling or face impeachment. This was the warning of House Minority Magnificent 7 bloc to the eight Supreme Court Associate Justices who voted in favor of the quo warranto petition filed against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. In a press conference, the group led by Albay Rep. Edcel….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

House minority to seek impeachment of 8 SC justices

A small group of independent opposition lawmakers who call themselves “Magnificent 7” yesterday vowed to file an impeachment complaint before the House of Representatives against the eight Supreme Court justices who ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

‘Magnificent 7’ to 8 SC justices: Recant quo warranto decision or face impeach raps

If the eight Supreme Court (SC) justices who ousted former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno "insist and persist on their unwarranted and unconstitutional decision," the House Magnificent 7 opposition bloc would proceed with its "crusade" and file impeachment cases against each of them, the group's leader, Rep. Edcel Lagman, declaredon Tuesday.   "If they (eight justices) recant and reconsider then it is no problem. But if they insist and persist on their unwarranted and unconstitutional decision, then we are going to file the impeachment cases," Lagman said in a press briefing.   READ:Lagman: 8 SC justices who ousted Sereno 'deserve to be impeached'   ...Keep on reading: ‘Magnificent 7’ to 8 SC justices: Recant quo warranto decision or face impeach raps.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

High court spokesperson told to quit

A CIVIL society group yesterday urged Supreme Court spokesperson Theodore Te to resign after he expressed dissent to the high court’s ruling on the quo warranto petition that ousted Ma. Lourdes Sereno as chief justice. Te posted his stand to his Twitter account “I Dissent” last May 11, the day….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

SC’s Te urged to resign

A civil society group yesterday urged Supreme Court (SC) spokesperson Theodore Te to resign after he expressed dissent to the high court’s ruling on the quo warranto petition that ousted Ma. Lourdes Sereno as chief justice. Te posted to his Twitter account “I Dissent” last May 11, the day the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Supreme Court employees rally behind justices, call for judicial independence

Employees of the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, May 21, wore red to show support for the 14 justices and for judicial independence, on the heels of the quo warranto decision that ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno from her post last May 11. “Hindi ito protesta (This is not a protest,)” said Erwin […] The post Supreme Court employees rally behind justices, call for judicial independence appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

SC employees, judges rally support for 8 justices who ousted Sereno

It was another “Red Monday” at the Supreme Court, as the high court’s employees reportedly called for support to the eight magistrates who voted to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Opposition lawmakers to seek impeachment of 8 SC justices who ousted Sereno

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition lawmakers want to impeach the 8 Supreme Court (SC) justices who voted to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice. Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman, Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin, and Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano issued separate sentiments expressing their intention to file impeachment complaints against ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Lagman: 8 SC justices who ousted Sereno ‘deserve to be impeached’

    The eight Supreme Court (SC) justices who voted to oust former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno "deserve to be impeached," the leader of the House Magnificent 7 opposition bloc underscored on Friday. "The immutable rule is that injustice does not pay," Albay 1st District Rep. Edcel Lagman said in a statement. "If magistrates who are sworn to uphold the Constitution, subvert the very fundamental law by arrogating jurisdiction over an impeachable official, perforce they deserve to be impeached," he added. Lagman's statement comes after Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin bared a plan, supported by the Magnificent 7, to file impeachment complaints against Associate Just...Keep on reading: Lagman: 8 SC justices who ousted Sereno ‘deserve to be impeached’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Militant lawmakers want to impeach Supreme Court justices

NOW the eight Associate Justices are facing impeachment. Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin, a member of the House Minority Magnificent 7 bloc, said he plans to file impeachment cases against the eight Supreme Court Associate Justices who voted in favor of the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Ousted Chief Justice to Duterte: ‘Resign’

OUSTED Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno on Thursday called on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to resign in fulfillment of his promise to step down should his involvement in her ouster be proven. Also on Thursday, 14 senators formally filed Senate Resolution No. 738 urging the Supreme Court to review its decision on the quo […] The post Ousted Chief Justice to Duterte: ‘Resign’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018