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Villar spouse, new appointees expected to stamp out corruption in DoJ

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Friday told BusinessWorld he expected President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s new high ranking appointees in the Department of Justice (DoJ) to have “excellent work output” and “to stamp out corrupt practices in the department.”

DoJ awaits ruling on petition to tag Reds as terrorists

THE DECISION to declare as terrorists 649 people allegedly affiliated with the communist rebellion in the country is now with the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 19, Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra told reporters on Tuesday in a text message.

DoJ vows to assist probe in Cebu ex-prosecutor’s slay

JUSTICE SECRETARY Menardo I. Guevarra on Tuesday said his department is “ready to assist the police” in solving the murder of Cebu lawyer and former state prosecutor Salvador Soliman.

DoJ’s Guevarra assigns new head prosecutor

SENIOR Deputy State Prosecutor Richard Anthony D. Fadullon has been assigned to fill in the shoes of former Acting Prosecutor General Jorge G. Catalan, following the latter’s voluntary exit from his post.

Consumer group leader asks PCC, DoJ to probe fuel price movements

A MEMBER of an international consumer advocacy group has requested the Philippine Competition Commission and the Department of Justice to investigate whether the movement of fuel prices are “in compliance with the law.

DoJ chief welcomes police offer to help provide guns to prosecutors

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Friday welcomed the news that Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar G. Albayalde wished to help arm state prosecutors following the murder of Office of the Ombudsman assistant special prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco-Tanyag’s last Monday.

DoJ ready to defend itself with reopened drug inquiry

JUSTICE SECRETARY Menardo I. Guevarra on Thursday expressed confidence the Department of Justice (DoJ) can defend the reopened drug investigation against businessman and suspected drug lord Peter Lim.

Australian nun asks DoJ to reverse visa cancellation, deportation order

Text and photo by Dane Angelo Enerio Australian missionary Patricia Fox on Friday petitioned the Department of Justice (DoJ) to reverse a government directive dated...

DoJ ends witness protection coverage for pork barrel scam suspect

Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles's provisional coverage under the Department of Justice's (DoJ) Witness Protection Program (WPP) has been terminated, a...

COA flags DOJ fund transfers worth P621 million

by Dane Angelo Enerio The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged as anomalous several undocumented fund transfers, payrolls, and unauthorized bank accounts in its 2017...

DoJ files appeal on dismissed charges in P6.4-billion shabu case

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) has appealed to Judge Arthur B. Melicor of the Valenzuela City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 284 to reinstate...

DoJ’s Guevarra to have a “more personal approach” with Dela Rosa’s...

Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Friday told Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Ronald M. Dela Rosa he "intends to have a more personal...

DoJ starts probe on SC IT consultant; Senate urged to assert...

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) on Wednesday, May 2, began its investigation on the Supreme Court’s (SC) allegedly anomalous hiring of information and technology...

Kidnappers dressed as cops to face charges

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) has recommended the filing of criminal charges against two suspects involved in the kidnapping of a man from Sariaya,...

DoJ deputies ordered to resign to give agency chief ‘free hand’

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio ALL incumbent Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Department of Justice have been directed to “tender their unqualified courtesy resignations...

DoJ upholds reinstatement of charges vs. high profile drug personalities

The Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday, April 27, upheld its decision to reinstate the dismissed drug charges against several high profile drug personalities, according to...

DoJ says murder case vs cops unaffected by change of jurisdiction

JUSTICE SECRETARY Menardo I. Guevarra on Wednesday gave assurance that the murder case against the two police officers accused of killing teenagers Carl Angelo...

DoJ’s travel-limit orders deemed unconstitutional

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio THE Supreme Court en banc on Tuesday voted unanimously to declare as unconstitutional a Department of Justice (DoJ) order giving...

Duterte accepts Aguirre resignation

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has accepted the resignation of Department of Justice (DoJ) Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II. " I just also tell you now...

Espinosa, others summoned as DoJ sets new hearing on drug case

THE Department of Justice (DoJ), in an order dated March 22 and released on Wednesday, has subpoenaed alleged drug lord Peter Go Lim, confessed...

Justice department issues subpoena against suspected drug lords

The Department of Justice (DoJ) on Thursday, March 22, issued subpoenas against alleged drug lord Peter Go Lim, confessed drug distributor Rolan "Kerwin" Espinosa,...

NBI ordered to probe shootout that killed gunshot victim on the...

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) was directed to probe a shootout that killed two persons, including one who was being taken to the...

DOJ grants BIR motion to drop P37.9-B tax evasion raps vs...

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has granted the motion of the Bureau of Internal Revenue to withdraw its complaint against Mighty Corp. following the...

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...