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Trump nominates conservative judge Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court – Manila Video

President Donald Trump nominates conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, a decision likely to cement a rightward tilt on the top judicial body with momentous implications for American society. source link: Trump nominates conservative judge Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerJul 10th, 2018

Trump nominates conservative Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – President Donald Trump Monday, July 9, nominated conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, a decision set to  tilt the top judicial body further to the right with momentous implications for American society. A former advisor to George W. Bush who now sits on the US Court ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Battle begins over Trump s Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Lawmakers fired the opening shots Tuesday, July 10, in a bitter political battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh , the conservative judge tapped by President Donald Trump to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh would help cement a rightward tilt on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Trump challenges Kavanaugh accuser over account of sex attack

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – US President Donald Trump challenged the accuser of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for the first time  on Friday, questioning her credibility and demanding she provide evidence that he sexually assaulted her when they were both teenagers. In a series of tweets, Trump defended the conservative Kavanaugh as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick denies 1980s sexual assault story

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – President Donald Trump's conservative pick for the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh denied on Friday, September 14, involvement in an alleged sexual assault on a woman while they were in high school in the 1980s. In a statement released to US media, Kavanaugh rejected the woman's claim, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court – Al Jazeera

US President Donald Trump has nominated federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Trump made the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

US Supreme Court judge to retire – BBC News

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is to retire, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement a conservative majority […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Trump nominates conservative Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court

Trump nominates conservative Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2017

SC affirms Imelda Marcos’ dollar salting acquittal

The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed the acquittal of former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos on her dollar salting case for illegally stowing away millions of dollars in Swiss bank accounts.   In a decision dated June 27 but only made public on Friday, the high court affirmed the 2008 acquittal of late President Ferdinand Marcos' wife from 32 counts of dollar-salting by Judge Silvino Pampilo Jr. of the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC).   This was despite the existence of dollar accounts linked to Marcos foundations in Switzerland.   Pampilo earlier said the government failed to prove that Marcos and a deceased associate conspired no...Keep on reading: SC affirms Imelda Marcos’ dollar salting acquittal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick accuser demands FBI probe before testifying

WASHINGTON, USA – President Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday, September 18,  on backing his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, as his accuser demanded an FBI probe into her allegations of sexual assault before testifying. "A full investigation by law enforcement officials will ensure that the crucial facts and witnesses in this ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick faces tough hearings in Congress

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – President Donald Trump's newest Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is expected to face punishing questioning from Democrats this week over his endorsement of presidential immunity and his opposition to abortion. Some two dozen witnesses are lined up to argue for and against confirming Kavanaugh, who could swing the 9-member ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Minority senators to SC: Allow video conference for De Lima in ICC case

MANILA, Philippines – Minority senators asked the Supreme Court (SC) to allow detained Senator Leila de Lima to use video and audio conference to participate in the oral arguments on the country's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The minority bloc – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, senators Francis Pangilinan, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 24th, 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

If you like MAGA, you ll love Trump s Supreme Court choice

President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh. AP PHOTO First things first. Kudos are in order to tiny Thailand. It rescued 12 boys trapped in a cave for weeks and di.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Trump picks Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court

Trump picks Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Trump gets historic chance to shift Supreme Court to right

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump on Wednesday, June 27, secured a historic chance to shift the US Supreme Court decisively to the right as Justice Anthony Kennedy, the tie-breaking vote between the bench's liberal and conservative judges, announced he is to retire. Kennedy's departure at the end of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban; nixes discrimination claim

WASHINGTON --- The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision Tuesday is the court's first substantive ruling on a Trump policy, and the president quickly tweeted his reaction: "Wow!" Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the majority opinion, joined by his four conservative colleagues. Roberts wrote that presidents have substantial power to regulate immigration. He also rejected the challengers' claim of anti-Muslim bias. But he was careful not to endorse either Trump's provocative statements about immigratio...Keep on reading: U.S. Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban; nixes discrimination claim.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

SC justice applicants stumble on freedom of expression question

  MANILA, Philippines – What are the elements of freedom of expression? This was the question asked by Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) member and retired judge Toribio Ilao to Supreme Court Associate Justice aspirants.  The subject matter is usually tackled during the first year of law school, yet none of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Top Philippine judge urges China face court over reef destruction

MANILA — A Philippine Supreme Court judge has called on the government to bring China to court for violating the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea with the destruction of coral reefs in a disputed part of the South China Sea. Acting Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Carpio, a staunch critic of President […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Midas Marquez, CA justices, Davao judge up for SC justice post

MANILA, Philippines – Court Administrator Midas Marquez is up for the position of a Supreme Court (SC) justice for the third time, with Court of Appeals (CA) justices and a Davao judge also vying for the vacancy that will be created when Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr retires. Velasco will ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

SC affirms Manila court ruling giving nod to Customs IT project

    The Supreme Court, in a decision made public on Wednesday,affirmed a Manila Court's decision that the P650 million information technology project of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) is still a go.   In a 14-page resolution, the high court's first division through Associate Justice Noel Tijam, denied the petition filed by former BOC Commissioner Alberto Lina and Department of Budget and Management Procurement Service represented by Executive Director Jose Tomas Syquia that sought a reversal of the Aug. 24, 2015 injunction issued by Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 47 Presiding Judge Paulino Gallegos.   The high court said the Manila Court judge d...Keep on reading: SC affirms Manila court ruling giving nod to Customs IT project.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018