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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

'CJSearch: Promised reforms of chief justice applicants

MANILA, Philippines – Justices of the Supreme Court (SC) promised judicial reforms that they would institute should they be chosen as the next chief justice of the Philippines. The applicants made the promises when the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) interviewed them on Thursday, August 16. (READ:  #CJSearch: How did aspirants vote on key Supreme Court decisions? ) On Monday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News19 hr. 0 min. ago

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

Chief justice hopefuls defend hike in SALNs

TWO senior justices of the Supreme Court who are aspiring to become the next chief justice yesterday defended the increases in their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Networth (SALN) before the Judicial and Bar Council. The JBC is conducting a public interview for five candidates eyeing the top SC post….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

'CJSearch: How did aspirants vote on key Supreme Court decisions?

MANILA, Philippines – The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) is scheduled to interview on Thursday, August 16, five  jurists who are applying to become the next Chief Justice . Four of them are current justices of the Supreme Court (SC), 3 of them the most senior who have been on the Bench as early as 2007. Associate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Leila plea to participate in oral argument denied by SC

THE Supreme Court (SC) yesterday rejected the plea of Senator Leila De Lima to allow her to participate and argue in oral arguments on petitions challenging the administration’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Voting 10-2, the justices decided to deny the motion of De Lima, who has been….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Retired Chief Justice Puno endorses Jose Midas Marquez for SC post

Retired Chief Justice and head of the Consultative Committee Reynato Puno pushed for the appointment of Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez to the Supreme Court. In his letter to President Rodrigo Duterte dated July 30, 2018 and received July 31, 2018, Puno said he believed that Marquez "is qualified to the highest degree for a seat in the Supreme Court." Marquez is one of the shortlisted candidates to be vacated by Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr. on August 8, 2018. Aside from Marquez, the others in the shortlist of nominees for Velasco's post are Court of Appeals Associate Justices Jose Reyes Jr., Amy Lazaro-Javier, Ramon Garcia, Associate Justices Apolinario Brusel...Keep on reading: Retired Chief Justice Puno endorses Jose Midas Marquez for SC post.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Lucas Bersamin tops shortlist for chief justice post

Justices of the Supreme Court prefer the next chief justice to be chosen from among their four colleagues nominated for the top judicial post......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

SC backs Bersamin for CJ

THE Supreme Court yesterday came up with a resolution recommending Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin to become the next chief justice. In the result of their internal voting, Bersamin got 10 votes, and Justices Teresita Leonardo-De Castro and Diosdado Peralta got nine votes each. Justice Andres Reyes got two votes. The….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

By 2022, Supreme Court filled with Duterte appointees

MANILA, Philippines – It will be a Duterte-packed court by the time the President ends his term in 2022. Of the 15 sitting Supreme Court (SC) justices by then, a total of 13 would be his appointees. After 4 previous appointments to the High Court in 2017 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

LIST: Who are applicants for Supreme Court Chief Justice?

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Five individuals are vying to become the new Supreme Court Chief Justice. The High Court's Public Information Office on Thursday, July 26, tweeted that the applicants include 4 SC Associate Justices and one Regional Trial Court judge. The period for nominations and applications ended today. One from this list ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

De Castro accepts nomination for Chief Justice

    Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro has accepted the nomination for the position of Chief Justice.   According to a court insider, De Castro accepted the automatic nomination to the position vacated by ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.   As one of the five most senior justices of the high court, De Castro was automatically nominated to the judiciary's top post.   Retired Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Raoul Victorino had also nominated her and the rest of the SC Associate Justices to the position.   De Castro was appointed by former President and now House Speaker Gloria Macapagal A...Keep on reading: De Castro accepts nomination for Chief Justice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 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

Carpio declines CJ nomination

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio officially declined yesterday his automatic nomination for Chief Justice in a letter he submitted to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC). “I am declining the nomination for Chief Justice,” read Carpio’s brief letter to the JBC. By tradition, the five most senior justices of the Supreme Court are automatically nominated […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

SC reprimands Sereno for remarks vs justices

The Supreme Court voted to reprimand ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for her public pronouncements against her former colleagues while the quo warranto case was still pending in court......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018