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Antonio Carpio to vie for chief justice post

With the seniority rule restored in the appointment of the chief justice, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio is now willing to vie for the top judicial post next month when the current chief magistrate ends her barely two-month stint......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 28th, 2018Related News

Cardema as NYC chairman ‘a waste taxpayers’ money,’ youth group claims

A youth group on Tuesday denounced the appointment of Ronald Cardema, leader of the Duterte Youth Movement, as chairman the National Youth Commission (NYC) and claimed that the move was a waste of public funds. "With the Duterte Youth leader at the helm of the NYC, Spark views his appointment as a waste of taxpayers' money and must be immediately confronted with protests," youth group Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan (Spark) said. In a statement on Tuesday after Malacaang announced Cardema's appointment, Spark alleged that the new NYC chairman does not reflect the interests of the Filipino youth. "Self-serving, political appointments continue to hinder genuine youth representati...Keep on reading: Cardema as NYC chairman ‘a waste taxpayers’ money,’ youth group claims.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 28th, 2018Related News

De Castro vows independent Supreme Court

NEWLY-appointed Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro yesterday vowed to maintain independence during her term of office which will end this October. In her first press conference, De Castro stressed that her recent appointment by President Duterte was based on merit. "I have no problem maintaining the independence of the judiciary.….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 28th, 2018Related News

House justice panel vows ‘greatest impartiality’

While many of them are not lawyers, the 55-member justice committee of the House of Representatives will judiciously handle the impeachment complaints brought against seven justices of the Supreme Court, according to the committee's chair, Oriental Mindoro Rep. Salvador Leachon. In a news briefing on Monday, Leachon said arguing over the legality of Teresita Leonardo-de Castro's designation as Chief Justice was "moot and academic." President Duterte, he noted, made the appointment before the committee could formally receive the impeachment complaints against De Castro and six of her colleagues. Not yet pending Leachon said his panel was expecting the office of Speaker Gloria ...Keep on reading: House justice panel vows ‘greatest impartiality’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 27th, 2018Related News

It’s done. No point opposing De Castro

The appointment of Teresita Leonardo-De Castro as Chief Justice is done. Since she has all the required qualifications and none of the disqualifications, it looks pointless to question her having been chosen by President Duterte......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 27th, 2018Related News

Duterte defends chief justice pick: No politics involved

Seniority, not politics was the decisive factor in the appointment of Teresita Leonardo-de Castro as chief justice, President Duterte said yesterday, as he lambasted critics who questioned his choice for the post......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 27th, 2018Related News

Roque: De Castro dedicated her life to public service

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Monday the appointment of Teresita Leonardo de Castro as Supreme Court chief justice was not only based on seniority but also a recognition of her decades-long government service.   Source link link: Roque: De Castro dedicated her life to public service.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 27th, 2018Related News

VP Robredo mum about De Castro appointment as Chief Justice

MANILA – Vice President Leni Robredo on Monday held back on making any comment about the appointment of Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Teresita De Castro as the new Chief Justice.    Source link link: VP Robredo mum about De Castro appointment as Chief Justice.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 27th, 2018Related News

Why Teresita de Castro’s appointment as Chief Justice is being criticized

The appointment of Supreme Court Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro is being criticized because she only has two-months left before retiring and because of her feud with her predecessor Maria Lourdes Sereno. Rep. Gary Alejano (Magdalo Party-list) questioned the appointment since de Castro will turn 70, the compulsory age of retirement, in October 2018. He […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopAug 27th, 2018Related News

Plaudits, criticisms greet Manila HC justice

MANILA: Plaudits and criticisms on Sunday greeted the appointment of Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro as the tribunal's new chief justice, who is to serve in th.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsAug 27th, 2018Related News

De Castro appointment not a reward – Palace

Malacañang yesterday denied the appointment of Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro as chief justice was her reward for helping unseat her predecessor Maria Lourdes Sereno......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 27th, 2018Related News

Nonsense, Roque says of opposition claims on CJ appointment

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. INQUIRER FILE Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque rejected as 'nonsense' the claim of some lawmakers that new Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-De C.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 26th, 2018Related News

Statement of Sen. Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president

August 25, 2018. Appointment of endo CJ does not help in the strengthening of the rule of law. Why appoint someone who will only sit as Chief Justice for less than two months? What public purpose does it serve? What public value does it create? The appointment leaves much to be… Source link link: Statement of Sen. Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 26th, 2018Related News

De Castro appointment not a reward – Palace

Malacañang yesterday denied the appointment of Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro as chief justice was her reward for helping unseat her predecessor Maria Lourdes Sereno. Source link link: De Castro appointment not a reward – Palace.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 26th, 2018Related News

De Castro s appointment as chief justice stirs mixed reactions

De Castro s appointment as chief justice stirs mixed reactions.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsAug 26th, 2018Related News

De Castro appointed CJ due to seniority, Palace stresses

Teresita Leonardo-De Castro's appointment as chief justic of the Supreme Court is not a reward for helping oust Maria Lourdes Sereno, Malacañang said Sunday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 26th, 2018Related News

Pangilinan questions De Castro appointment; calls it endo CJ

Senator Francis Pangilinan. INQUIRER.net file photo / CATHY MIRANDA Senator Francis Pangilinan on Saturday questioned the appointment of new Chief Justice Teresita de Castro whom he said can only h.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 26th, 2018Related News

New CJ De Castro very qualified, says Gordon

Sen. Richard Gordon. INQUIRER.net file photo / CATHY MIRANDA Senator Richard Gordon on Saturday lauded the appointment of new Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, saying she is 'very qua.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 26th, 2018Related News

Sereno camp mum on De Castro’s appointment as chief justice

The camp of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has no comment on the appointment of Teresita De Castro as the new top magistrate. Source link link: Sereno camp mum on De Castro’s appointment as chief justice.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 26th, 2018Related News

Bayad-utang? De Castro appointment not reward from Duterte, says Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte was not paying a debt of gratitude when he appointed Teresita Leonardo-De Castro as the new chief justice, Malacañang said Sunday.  Source link link: Bayad-utang? De Castro appointment not reward from Duterte, says Palace.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 26th, 2018Related News