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Court stands by ruling vs Binay on Makati school

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) stood by its decision to bar former Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay, Jr. from holding public office after he was found to have approved the purchase of materials for the building of an overpriced school.

Court says Abad liable for 2012 budget program

THE Court of Appeals has affirmed the liability of former Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad for simple misconduct over a financial program that sought to hasten government projects without congressional approval.

CA junks activist’s habeas corpus suit

THE Court of Appeals has dismissed the plea of an activist’s father to release his daughter whom the military had allegedly arrested without criminal charges.

Court stops governor’s disqualification

THE Court of Appeals has stopped the Ombudsman and Department of Interior and Local Government from enforcing an order disqualifying Nueva Ecija Governor Aurelio M. Umali from public office.

CA rules Balanga City smoking ban oversteps Tobacco regulation law

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) has upheld the unconstitutionality of a Balanga City ordinance that expanded the smoking ban coverage in the city’s University Town.

Appellate court denies lawyers’ protection plea

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) rejected the plea of a lawyers’ group seeking protection against government threats on its members.

CA denies protection plea from lawyers

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) has rejected a plea by a lawyer’s group to stop government threats against its members.

CA denies Reyes appeal on Marinduque House seat case

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) has denied the petition of Regina Ongsiako Reyes seeking to reverse her indictment for usurpation of official functions for taking the position of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco in 2013.

CA issues TRO aganst RTC-ordered suspension of Iloilo power franchise turnover

THE Court of Appeals (CA) said it issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing the implementation of a Mandaluyong court order which had barred MORE Electric and Power Corp. (MORE) from taking over the assets of Panay Electric Company, Inc. (PECO).

CA orders NBI to present justification on alleged Abu Sayyaf member’s...

THE Court of Appeals (CA) directed the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to present and justify before the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) executive judge the arrest and detention of an alleged Abu Sayyaf Group member.

CA upholds decision clearing Binay in parking building case

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) affirmed its decision reversing the dismissal of former Makati City mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” S. Binay, Jr. over his administrative charges in connection with the alleged anomaly in the construction of the P2.28 Makati City Hall Parking Building II.

CA denies Trillanes appeal to stop rebellion case trial

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) denied the petition of Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV to stop the trial for his revived rebellion case in connection with the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege.

CA upholds libel conviction of Mejorada

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the conviction for four counts of libel of former Iloilo provincial administrator Manuel P. Mejorada.

CA denies Rappler’s motion on SEC ruling

THE COURT of Appeals (CA) has denied for lack of merit the motion for partial reconsideration by Rappler, Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corp. (RHC) on their case with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the alleged violation of foreign equity restriction by Rappler and its holding company.

CA asked to dismiss Now Telecom petition

THE OFFICE of the Solicitor General (OSG) asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to dismiss Now Telecom Company, Inc.’s case questioning the selection process for the third telecommunications player.

CA denies teachers’ group’s petition vs alleged police profiling

THE COURT of Appeals (CA), citing technical issues, has denied the January petition of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) over the alleged profiling of its members by the Philippine National Police (PNP).

CA sets aside cease-and-desist order against waste management service in Taguig

THE Court of Appeals (CA) granted the petition of IPM Construction and Development Corp. (IPM), allowing it to continue its waste management services to Taguig City.

7 CA justices in shortlist for SC associate justice

SEVEN Court of Appeals justices are included in the shortlist for the associate justice post in the Supreme Court vacated by now-retired chief justice Teresita J. Leonardo-Castro, Justice Secretary and Judicial and Bar Council ex-officio member Menardo I. Guevarra said.

CA justice appointed as new member of Supreme Court

THE Palace announced on Friday that a Court of Appeals (CA) Justice has been appointed as a new justice for the Supreme Court (SC).

Court of Appeals justice appointed to Supreme Court

The Palace announced on Friday, Aug. 10, that a Court of Appeals (CA) justice has been appointed as a new justice for the Supreme...

SC upholds gold miner in environmental case

THE Supreme Court (SC) upheld the Court of Appeals’ resolution favoring gold miner Filminera Resources Corp. in a case filed by Ang Aroroy ay Alagaan, Inc. against it for allegedly harming the environment. The group had petitioned for an environmental protection order of Writ of Kalikasan against Filminera.

CA upholds ruling that led to dismissal of ex-DSWD officials

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed a June 19, 2017 decision by the Office of the Ombudsman which dismissed...

Judge behind Matobato arrest appointed CA associate justice

THE judge who issued an arrest warrant last year against confessed killer Edgar P. Matobato has been appointed new associate justice of the Court of Appeals (CA).

CA upholds ruling blocking drug mule’s testimony against illegal recruiters

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld its decision to block the testimony of convicted drug mule Mary Jane Veloso against her alleged illegal recruiters, dismissing her plea to testify under extraordinary conditions.

CA clears Binay, four officials from Makati building case

The Court of Appeals's (CA) Tenth Division has cleared former Makati City mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" S. Binay and four other city officials of...

CA justice fined for gambling

THE SUPREME Court (SC) has ordered Court of Appeals Associate Justice Normandie B. Pizarro to pay a fine of P100,000 after he was found...

CA rules against Mary Jane Veloso’s deposition in case against alleged...

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has reversed a resolution by a local court allowing the deposition of convicted drug trafficker Ms. Mary Jane F....

CA affirms ruling against martial-law victims in claims against Marcos estate

THE Court of Appeals (CA) on Wednesday, Jan. 3, denied for lack of merit a motion for reconsideration filed by a coalition of victims...