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The DoJ to start drafting IRR for Anti-Terrorism law

The Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday said that once the the Anti-Terrorism Act takes effect on July 18, it will release the implementing...

More than 100 inmates freed amid pandemic

A TOTAL of 117 inmates were granted parole under relaxed rules amid a coronavirus pandemic, according to the Department of Justice (DoJ).

Probable cause found vs Garin, Sanofi in Dengvaxia case

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) has found probably cause to indict former Health Secretary Janette L. Garin and other officials along with pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur, Inc. (Sanofi) for reckless imprudence resulting in homicide over the purchase and use of the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.

Sedition case vs VP dropped; Trillanes indicted

THE JUSTICE department has indicted former Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV and ten others for conspiracy to commit sedition, but another sedition-related complaint involving him along with Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo and 29 others has been dismissed.

Retired police chief to be indicted for graft

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) has endorsed the indictment of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s former police chief for corruption.

Prosecutors to lead investigation of broadcaster’s shooting

PROSECUTORS WILL take the lead in the investigation on the shooting of a broadcaster in the province of Sultan Kudarat, an official from the Department of Justice (DoJ) said.

Surrenderees not under ‘good conduct’ law to be freed

CONVICTS who surrendered but whose release was not for good conduct will be released immediately, the Department of Justice (DoJ) said yesterday.

Errors prompt DoJ to stop arresting convicts

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) has stopped re-arresting convicts illegally released for good conduct after spotting errors in the list of convicts submitted by the Bureau of Corrections, according to DoJ spokesman Markk Perete.

DOJ finalizes revisions of GCTA law, wants more control over BuCor

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday said it finalized the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Good Conduct and Time Allowance (GCTA) law and expressed its intention to exert more control over the Bureau of Customs (BuCor).

DoJ studying options for arrest of Sison, others

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) is studying options for the arrest of exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison and several others over a mass killing 30 years ago.

2 cops under probe in Balaoan vice-mayor’s murder

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) has started the preliminary investigation into the double murder and multiple counts of frustrated murder complaint against two police officers in connection with the killing of Balaoan, La Union vice-mayor Al-fred O. Concepcion and his bodyguard on Nov. 14, 2018.

De Lima co-accused arrested, claims he is police asset

AFTER two years on the run, one of Senator Leila M. De Lima’s co-accused on an illegal drug charge was captured on Friday by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) but claimed he was a police asset during the occurrence of the alleged crimes.

Shooter in road rage incident sentenced to 20-40 years in prison

A MANILA court has convicted and sentenced to 20 to 40 years of imprisonment a man who shot and killed a cyclist in a road rage incident in 2016.

NDF consultant charged

By Vann Marlo M. Villegas, Reporter THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) has indicted National Democratic Front (NDF) consultant Renante M. Gamara for illegal possession of...

Sytin’s brother summoned for preliminary investigation

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) summoned for preliminary investigation the younger brother of slain businessman Dominic L. Sytin, the alleged mastermind of the murder.

Cops linked to QC prosecutor’s murder ordered to submit counter-affidavits

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) has started the preliminary investigation on the killing of Quezon City Assistant Prosecutor Rogelio A. Velasco, who was ambushed...

DoJ ordered to look into Nayong Pilipino lease contract

Malacañang on Wednesday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice (DoJ) to review the contract lease entered into by Nayong Pilipino Foundation, Inc. (NPFI) with Landing Resorts Philippines Development Corp. (LRPDC).

Rappler officials summoned for tax evasion charge

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio THE Department of Justice, in a subpoena dated April 11 and released to media on Tuesday, has directed Rappler Holdings...

Two of Espinosa’s co-accused killed

TWO OF the accused in a drug complaint filed against self-confessed drug lord Rolan “Kerwin” Espinosa and more than 20 others were killed, according...

Nothing wrong with President declaring a revolutionary government, DoJ Secretary says

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II emphasized that there is nothing wrong with President Rodrigo R. Duterte declaring a Revolutionary Government, a day after...

Aguirre issues orders to investigate DAP, other controversies during Aquino’s term

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) issued on Friday, Nov. 24, a series of department orders (DOs) dated Thursday directing an investigation into a number...

Parents file murder, torture charges vs cops in Kian delos Santos...

By Mario M. Banzon THE parents of slain teenager Kian Lloyd delos Santos on Friday, Aug. 25, filed a complaint at the Office of the...

Senate committee approves Foreign Affairs budget, presses Justice dep’t on killings

THE Senate Committee on Finance postponed the approval of the proposed 2018 budget of the Department of Justice (DoJ) of P17.276 billion after failing...