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Lawmaker: Anti-Sereno SC justices should decline JBC nominations

An opposition lawmaker on Tuesday said Supreme Court justices who voted to oust Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno should inhibit themselves from nominations for the...

Philippines’ Duterte tells UN expert to ‘go to hell’

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday told a United Nations rights expert to "go to hell" over criticism of the Philippine leader for threatening the...

Senators debate on resolution seeking SC review of Sereno ruling

By Camille A. Aguinaldo Tensions rose in the early hours of Thursday, May 31, as senators tackled the Senate resolution urging the Supreme Court to...

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...

Legislators condemn SC decision to oust Sereno

Legislators on Friday, May 11, condemned the Supreme Court (SC) decision granting the quo warranto petition against now-ousted Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno. "With...

Supreme Court votes to oust Sereno in landmark ruling

The Supreme Court (SC) en banc, in a landmark ruling made on Friday, May 11, voted 8-6 favoring Solicitor General Jose C. Calida's quo...

Opposition group urges SC to ‘resist Duterte’s tyranny’

Government opposition group Movement Against Tyranny (MAT) urged the Supreme Court (SC) to "not allow themselves to be instruments of Duterte's tyranny," according a...

Duterte declares himself Sereno’s ‘enemy’, orders House to speed up impeachment...

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday, April 9, declared himself an "enemy" of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno after she implied he had...

Sereno asks four SC justices to inhibit from quo warranto case...

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to have four justices inhibit themselves from the quo warranto case against...

Supreme Court orders Sereno to attend oral arguments on quo warranto...

The Supreme Court (SC), sitting en banc, on Tuesday directed Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno to attend the oral arguments for the quo...

Quo warranto petition vs Sereno ‘proper path not taken’ — SolGen

Solicitor General Jose C. Calida on Tuesday, March 27, submitted to the Supreme Court (SC) his reply to Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno's...

IBP urges high court to dismiss quo warranto against Sereno

THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Friday asked the Supreme Court to dismiss Solicitor General Jose C. Calida’s quo warranto petition seeking...

Supreme Court asked to force Sereno to submit missing SALN, psychological...

A petition has been filed requesting the Supreme Court (SC) to force Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno to submit missing requirements in her...

Business group calls for due process on Sereno impeachment case

Makati Business Club (MBC) on Friday, March 16, urged political and judicial leaders to let the Congress "follow the impeachment process set forth in...

Philippine judges, court employees call on top justice to resign

A group of judges and four court employees' organizations called on Monday for the Philippines' chief justice to step down and make a "sacrifice"...

House justice panel finds probable cause to impeach Sereno

The House committee on justice on Thursday, March 8, voted 38-2 to find probable cause to impeach Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno. A...

Supreme Court rejects Lozano petition against Sereno

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, March 6, rejected lawyer Oliver O. Lozano's petition calling for the SC to declare void the appointment of...

Solicitor general files quo warranto petition against Sereno

The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on Monday, March 5, filed before the Supreme Court (SC) a petition for quo warranto against Chief...

IBP appeals for ‘due process’ in impeachment bid vs Sereno

THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines in a statement on Friday appealed for “due process” amid the mounting impeachment campaign against Chief Justice-on-leave Maria...

Sereno confirms indefinite leave

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno in a letter on Tuesday said she will take an indefinite leave, as her own camp confirmed in...

Sereno on leave as impeachment hearings end

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes PA. Sereno will take a 15-day “wellness leave” beginning Thursday, March 1, according to lawyer Jojo A. Lacanilao, one of...

Two psychiatrists to attend Sereno impeachment hearing

The House Committee on Justice has invited two psychiatrists to shed light on matters involving the psychological evaluation of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A....

Chief Justice Sereno talks of reform hopes amid uncertainty

By Ricky S. Torre Associate Editor A MODERNIZED, more efficient judiciary should result from reforms that Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno hopes will come to...

Sol-Gen: Ombudsman’s impeachment solution to impasse on Carandang’s fate

SOLICITOR-GENERAL Jose C. Calida in a statement on Friday suggested Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales’s impeachment as “an obvious solution to the seeming impasse” over the...

More court justices speak up in Sereno impeachment case

THE HOUSE committee on justice resumed its hearings for finding of probable cause on the impeachment case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno...

2 SC justices back in House to tackle charges vs Sereno

THE HOUSE impeachment committee resumes its inquiry today, Jan. 29, to hear the charges raised against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno, with two...

New complaint against Chief Justice says she didn’t file her SALN...

LAWYER Lorenzo G. Gadon filed another complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno, this time for alleged non-filing of her statement of assets,...

Sereno impeachment: House committee tackles controversial car

THE HEAD of the Supreme Court’s (SC) procurement office yesterday said they asked the “end-user” for preference in a vehicle purchase, which has been...

Psychiatrists to be invited to impeachment hearing

By Tricia Aquino Interaksyon MANILA -- The House committee on justice will invite the psychiatrists who supposedly “gave failing marks on the psychiatric or psychological make-up”...

Alvarez: Sereno’s impeachment ready by March

HOUSE SPEAKER Pantaleon D. Alvarez, in an interview with ANC on Wednesday, said impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno may be...

Accuser denies pressuring Chief Justice

LAWYER LORENZO G. Gadon, the complainant in the impeachment petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno, said he can never pressure Congress to...

Tijam questions Sereno’s dilly-dallying on transfer request for Maute cases

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE Noel G. Tijam yesterday denied that he was the Supreme Court member-in-charge of the petition involving the transfer of the Maute cases...

House to hear more SC justices today

By Minde Nyl R. dela Cruz THREE ASSOCIATE justices and a retired associate justice of the Supreme Court are among the resource persons set to...

Another SC justice to attend impeachment hearing

ANOTHER Supreme Court justice is expected to join the resource persons who will testify in the House committee on justice’s inquiry on the impeachment...

Sereno accuser scolded again

LAWYER Lorenzo G. Gadon was scolded anew by lawmakers presiding over the House inquiry on his impeachment case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A....

Sereno camp says congressmen aiding Gadon in impeachment ‘fishing expedition’

By Andrea Louise E. San Juan THE CAMP of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno yesterday, Nov. 23, slammed complainant lawyer Lorenzo G. Gadon and...

Sereno stands ground to be represented by lawyers

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno has executed a Special Power of Attorney authorizing her lawyers “to exercise and protect her rights and...

House unlikely to OK right to counsel for Sereno

THE House Justice panel will rule, before Wednesday’s (Nov. 22) hearing on determination of probable cause in the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria...

Chief Justice still studying whether or not she will attend impeachment...

CHIEF Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno’s camp is now studying whether she will appear before her impeachment hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 22, before the...

Sereno urges public vigilance on impeachment proceedings

THE CAMP of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno in a statement on Monday, Oct. 30, called on public vigilance on the developing impeachment...

Senate leader: Impeachment won’t delay priority bills

SENATE PRESIDENT Aquilino Martin L. Pimentel III said on Thursday, Oct. 12, there will be no delay in the chamber’s passage of priority bills...

House panel finds sufficient grounds for impeachment complaint vs Sereno

By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez InterAksyon THE HOUSE of Representatives’ justice committee found sufficient grounds for the impeachment complaint against Supreme Court (SC)Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno,...

Umbrella group of business leaders cautions Congress on impeachment

AN UMBRELLA group consisting of the top business and other organizations has urged Congress to exercise its impeachment powers under the Constitution “with great...

Sereno calls for dismissal of impeachment complaint

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno called for the “dismissal” of the impeachment complaint filed against her by lawyer Larry Gadon, saying it was...

Impeachment raps vs Comelec chief trashed

By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez InterAksyon THE IMPEACHMENT complaint against Commission on Election (Comelec) Chairman Andres D. Bautista was dismissed for insufficiency in form Wednesday morning, Sept. 20,...