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Sereno ruling on ADB-funded project roils SC justices

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Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno. AP

Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno on Wednesday skipped the tribunal’s full court session reportedly to avoid a showdown with fellow justices over her decision to revive a project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that the SC scrapped a few years ago.

Sereno had reportedly “revived on her own” the project establishing a Regional Court Administration Office (RCAO) in Cebu even if the procedure stipulates that this should be approved by the high court en banc.

A well-placed source told the Philippine Daily Inquirer that Sereno’s action displeased other justices who were bent on questioning her decision at Wednesday’s en banc (full court) session.

However, Sereno called in sick.

“The justices decided to give her another chance and would tackle this with her at next week’s en banc session,” the source, who requested anonymity, told the Inquirer.

According to the source, the Supreme Court en banc has guidelines on how to open an RCAO but Sereno allegedly did not follow this.

The source said the RCAO-7 project was supported and funded by the ADB.

The project underwent pilot testing in 2006 but failed, prompting the Supreme Court to scrap it altogether during the transition period between then Chief Justices Reynato Puno and Renato Corona.

Since she began her 18-year tenure at the high court four months ago, there is still some resistance to the leadership of Sereno from among her colleagues and the latest controversy rocking her court was an indication of this resistance.

Barely a week ago, Sereno had proudly told an alumni homecoming of San Beda law students that she had come to the gathering straight from the airport after coming from Cebu City to launch a newly-opened RCAO there, an issue now at the center of controversy at the high court.

The Chief Justice told the Nov. 29 gathering at the Manila Polo Club in Makati City that the RCAO would be for “the welfare and benefit” of judges in the Visayas who could now file leave applications and other benefits and process them there without going to the court administrator’s office in Manila, according to an Inquirer source who attended the event.

Sereno had remarked on the merits and desirability of having such an office instead of having a centralized office, said the source who found it a “good” and “reasonable” policy.

But at that time, the source said Sereno did not say at the event whether the opening  of the office had an “en banc imprimatur”  which some of the 15-member high tribunal were now reportedly insisting was needed but which the Chief Justice had allegedly not done.

The angry justices were supposed to confront Sereno in the regular Tuesday en banc session the other day. But the Chief Justice called in sick, the first time since being appointed by President Aquino in August as replacement for Renato Corona, who was ousted by a Senate impeachment court in May.

SC public information chief and lawyer Gleo Guerra said that Sereno had been advised by her doctors to take a rest because she has the flu.


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Tags: Government , Judiciary , Ma. Lourdes Sereno , Supreme Court


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RWPOD4ER5LJPDQU3N32NAC74X4 johnnie r

    Next week a-attend si CJ ng en banc sessions na naka wheel chair, hehe…

  • summum

    sereno is now showing her dictatorial tendency like her boss in malacanang palace (fallacy) who both failed in psychiatric tests…  they can wreak severe havoc to the country than Pablo can and the other 15 cyclones combined that hit philippines this year.

  • $20722540

    natakot si sereno sa kanyang mga associate justices, kawawa naman…nahawa na sa kanyang sakitin na boss na si pnoynoy

  • Janch

    Nakow! Bakit kasi ito pa ang napili.  Presidents should just follow the tradition of appointing the most senior justice to the CJ post. Kaya nagkaproblema kay Corona ngayon naman dito kay Sereno.

  • Jerahmeel Libre

    how can a chief justice vote to affirm a decision convicting an accused to suffer  the penalty of imprisonment  for committing a crime of falsification of public documents when she herself falsified a resolution and  faked her illness.

  • josefe38

    CHIEF JUSTICE NG PINAS AY ISANG PALSIPIKADOR, KAKAHIYA! KUNG MAY NATIRA PANG HIYA ANG SIRANG ITO DAPAT MAG RESIGN NA ITO! 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CRBW2RJR4WNWVIDZVSCLFQK4KQ Spike

    Noynoying at its best mga lahi talaga ng Bopol at incompetent

  • eirons1043

    What’s wrong with having a SC sub office in the Visayas or even Mindanao? Why should VisMin administrative problems or  appeals to the SC in this areas be flown expensively in Imperial Manila. It is the by-passed and turf conscious Senior Justices who are the problem-remember the flip-flopping and macabre decisions of the recent past?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FPVUYCML46QCAJM5N2O4GNID24 tony

    the oldtimers in the SC simply could not get over the reality that the president appointed Sereno as the SC-CJ instead of them … in my barangay we call these people PIKON!

    • Maldi2

       Read the article and not just make comment.  There were procedural lapses on Sereno’s actions that its but natural for other justices to question her moves!  Ano yan basta na lang magdikta gaya ni Panot?  Foul ka dyan!

  • Maldi2

    Simply put, INCOMPENTENT!  Simeon made catasrophic selection in appointing Serena!  WTF!

    • Barak_O

      care to explain what that word means?

      or that is a description that applies only to you?

      • Maldi2

         As what “Johnie r” said, Serena would report in wheel chair comes Monday, for making decisions without consulting the other Justices.  Remember this is a collegial body and not a “one man body”.

      • Barak_O

        i’m just asking what INCOMPENTENT is

      • Maldi2

        ganon po ba? Very easy and simple : Simeon + Serena = INCOMPENTENT!

      • Barak_O

        paninindigan talaga

        good luck na lang sa iyo

        saan ka man naroon

        sino ka man

      • jaygibi

        valte ikaw b yan?

  • dikoy321

    Views from Germany:

    There’s absolutely NOTHING wrong with what CJ Sereno did.  Decentralization is key to removing  the backlog of documents accumulating for approval in imperial Manila when the far-flung Visayas and Mindanao likewise need efficient service!

    Even if all the majority SC Justices could outnumber the lone CJ Sereno in her lonsesome effort on an ADB project, majority is NOT always right!

    To illustrate:  The all-powerful Catholic church and the Pope condemned Galileo, although the latter was right in his observations that the sun, not the earth, was the center of our solar system, are now forced to admit Galileo did not err!  The brave Pope John Paul II had the guts to apologize, in the name of the entire catholic church hierarchy, about 400 yrs later (at least, he did the right thing, say sorry!)!  

    In essence, those who disagree with CJ Sereno, even if they are as devout as Renato Corona, doesn’t mean they are on the right track, considering that the ADB project is aimed at DE-CONGESTING the Philippine Courts of backlog!

    Didn’t CJ Sereno promise upon her appointment to do something to STREAMLINE the flow of Judiciary work?

    GO GO GO Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and please begin de-congesting the Judiciary!!!

    Forward Philippines !!!

    • $20722540

      views from the North Pole:
      Its not about the project, decentralization initiatives or having the majority, its about signing an illegal resolution by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of the Philippines.

    • Maldi2

       Views from the Smokey Mountain of Tondo:

      Kabutihan ng
      lahat ay hangad ng karamihan

      Pero dapat sundin
      proceso at mga kaparaanan

      Boses ng
      ibang hukom sa mga hakbangin ay kinakailangan

      Bagkus itoy’s
       isang paglampastangan sa kanilang
      karapatan!

    • CALLCENTEROFFENSIVE

       kina-career mo ang pagiging bayaran..

    • CALLCENTEROFFENSIVE

       , magkanong binayad mo  SMARTPHONE

  • dikoy321

    Views from Germany:

    As a follow-through, HOW on earth could our Visayas & Mindanao Judges attend to the piling work at their bench areas, when these Judges have to travel to far-flung Manila only for some ADMIN paperwork?

    I have seen how the Germans do their jobs in the office, exemplified by the legacy of Sec Jessie Robredo, where obtaining certain permits take as quickly as 15 minutes, and other forms get longer time to process!

    A German City with a population of 250,000 could quickly issue an application for a passport in less than 15 mins (printing must be done in Berlin, passports being CONTROLLED docs), with application form filled-up, together with 2 required photos, needed signatures, etc.!  

    How efficient is our Philippine Supreme Court?  Are the rules our SC seeks to implement, intended for EFFICIENCY or intended for RED TAPE?

    In RED TAPE and slow-moving BUREAUCRACY, the purpose could be to FORCE traveling Judges/Court Officers going to Imperial Manila to look for/bow before a “Padrino”, attempt to BRIBE with GREASE money, or offer an UNDER THE TABLE deal (quid pro quo or I scratch your back and you scratch mine!), whichever, just so the Traveling Judge could quickly finish his SC transaction and go home, within 1-2 weeks!???

    For the SAKE of the country and the Filipino nation, HIGH TIME that a CJ and a woman at that is also THINKING OUT OF THE BOX to bring EFFICIENCY in Judiciary work!

    Sec Jessie Robredo thought OUT OF THE BOX and implemented EFFICIENCY, increasing tax revenues for Naga City, doubling/tripling City resources that translated to MORE JOBS, MORE SOCIAL HOUSING/HOMES for the poor, AFFORDABLE Medicines, etc., making everyone in Naga City FEEL GOOD!

    GO GO GO Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno !!!

    Start breaking “cement” heads with LOGIC and EFFICIENCY, for the Filipino Nation !!!

    Forward Philippines !!!

    • josefe38

      @DIKOY321  DI MO NA INTINDIHAN ANG NEWS ITEM. ANG PROCEDURE SA PAGBUKAS SA NASABING RCAO DAPAT SC EN BANC DECISION. PAG DI MO PA RIN NA INTINDIHAN ANG IBIG SABIHIN PAG BOTOHAN ITO NG BUONG SC JUSTICES AT  ANG DECISION NG MAJORITY YUN ANG MASUNOD. SA KASONG ITO PINALABAS NI SERENO NA APROBADO NG SC EN BANC NA ANG KATUNAYAN DI ITO DINAAN SA EN BANC RESOLUTION! GETS MO BOPOL!

      • CALLCENTEROFFENSIVE

        BAYARAN YAN SI DIKOY321

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/DFW5PTIGTXNRUX44FLV6LI5USM Bantay

      mali yan! hindi pwede na isang tao lang mag desisyon sa SC.idadaan yan sa EN BANC.
      hindi naman stupid na katulad mo ang mga AJ.kaya nga illegal.ano siya diktador! hoy! gumising ka idiot!!! may tama ka rin! katulad nya!!!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_H47CPJUE4QYKFUCKSUXK3LNBGI Allan

        i the way i take it, gusto lang ng mga aj na tanugin si sereno but i don’t think they can change what she had done. puno did it in 2008, by himself! bakit hindi pwedeng gawin ni sereno? dahil babae sya? that’s a lot of bull!

  • dinadaga

    sana naman hindi sa St Luke.s maconfine si CJ Sereno. Marami doong nakakasuhan at natatanggal sa puesto.

  • indiosbravos2002

    Daming supporter pa rin ni Coronakots dito ah. Thats why Sereno was chosen… to rock the boat ng oldies sa SC.

    • jaygibi

      mali siya brod kaya kailangang ipaliwanag niya.. 

    • Wearth

      malinaw naman yung pagkakamali nya, di naman papalag yung ibang justices kung tama yung ginawa nya, opinyon ko lang ayon sa nabasa ko at napanood ko

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KHLSU56NXAKMNRSYBQJ6FX7NVE rexy

    Maganda intention ni SC Sereno mali nga lang approach. Why she acts that way ay mai-explain ng kanyang psycho test.

  • rsanr

    Okay lang ang ginawa ni Chief Justice Sereno, nairita (roils) lang at napikon itong mga lumang justices dahil hindi sila nasangguni, huwag na kayong magingay na mga coronakots at wala kayong mapapala dahil prerogative ito nang CJ para maayos ang hudikatura.

    God bless CJ Sereno!

    • josefe38

      @rsanr BOBO ka rin, ano? Basahin mo ito, “Sereno had reportedly “revived on her own” the project establishing a Regional Court Administration Office (RCAO) in Cebu even if the procedure stipulates that this should be approved by the high court en banc.”

      • droccu

        Why the inappropriate name calling (Bobo, Bopol, etc)  in your posts? Relax ka lang and respeto naman sa iba… unless you’re paid to post these trash.

      • jaygibi

        bobo talaga ang mga dilawan.. abnoy p.. bagsak nga s psychiatric test si sirauno eh..kagaya rin ng amo ninyang bobo!!

      • droccu

        I’m very sure they’re a LOT smarter than you….

  • beerhunters

    Malingeritis….that was Pnoy’s alibi for skipping thru the ROTC course!

  • josefe38

    KAHIT SABIHIN PA NATIN NA MAGANDA ANG INTENTION NI SIRA!NO NGUNIT ANG DAPAT NATIN TINGNAN ANG KINALABASAN. HALIMBAWA MAG LABAS NG DECISION ANG NASABING RCAO NG ISANG KASONG KANILANG HINAHAWAKAN, TAPOS GAGAWIN SA NATALONG PARTIDO AY SABIHING NON BINDING ANG NASABING DECISION DAHIL BIGAY ITO SA KORTE NA UNANG-UNA BINUO SA PAMAGITAN NG ILLEGAL NA PARAAN. ANG GULO GULO!!!! GETS NYO. KAYA ILAGAY SA TAMA ANG LAHAT BWESET!

    • Barak_O

      bago ka magkalat ng kabobohan mo

      paki explain paano maglabas ng decision ang nasabing rcao

      di ko alam ano yon pero sa pangalan lang administrative office daw iyon

      hindi korte

      • josefe38

        Puro ka daw, BOBO!. Alamin mo paano mag trabaho ang court administrator. Directly o Indirectly ang trabaho ng court adminstrator  maka affecto sa mga kalakaran sa korte. Kung binuo ang RCAO sa illegal na paraan pano mo tatawagin ang kinalabasan ng mga decision ng mga korte nakapaloob sa RCAO? More or less ang ka counter part nyan sa SC ay ang SC court administrator na hawak ni JUSTICE Midas Marquez ,sa RTC branches naman hawak ng executive judge. Intindihin mo ng maigi ang pagkasabi ko ng MORE or LESS.

      • Barak_O

        hanep

        nag astig astigan ang bobong nagmamarunong

        pinagpipilitan ang kapirangot niyang kaalaman

        ngayon may illegal ka pang nalalaman

        bakit naging illegal ang pagkaroon ng rcao?

        walang permit ng barangay? ano yan parang karaokehan?

        dapat sa yo ipahuli sa barangay tanod

        paano ka nagkaroon ng computer sa kabobo mong yan?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        i respectfully recommend you ignore the trolls paid by carandang et. al. when they have no facts to back them up, they usually resort to insults, name calling, and blaming GMA always. its in the script. i actually pity them. they are otherwise unemployable.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    SC en banc should just put it to a vote and get it over with. Perhaps some associate justices are just jealous that the CJ got most of the credit.

    If RCAO will be beneficial to the Judges of Visayas, then other justices should give way to the reforms which the judiciary badly need.

    • jaygibi

      follow the rules SC otherwise scrap it..

  • dikoy321

    Views from Germany:

    A German City with a population of 250,000 … !  

    Heidelberg, Germany was once visited by Sen Nene Pimentel, author of the Local Gov’t Code of the Philippines, accompanied by about 20 elected Philippine officials (Congress members, Governors, City and Town Mayors), where they were introduced to the Local Gov’t officials of the  City of Heidelberg, recipient of the  European Eco-city Capitals award (Freiburg and Heidelberg, Germany—the latter being the only city to win twice…discover how the city officials have transformed these well-established, even ancient cities in ways that radically reduced their carbon footprint while improving the quality of life for their citizens.  

    What I want to point out is that Heidelberg has DECENTRALIZED functions like passport, business permit issuances, social cash application/distribution, civil marriages, etc. among the several city suburbs: Kirchheim, Ziegelhausen, Bahnstadt, Handschuhsheim.  

    With DECENTRALIZATION comes efficiency like less traffic jams and speed at obtaining business permits or passport applications!

    Question:
    WHY cannot our SC Justices START thinking OUT OF THE BOX to find SOLUTIONS, instead of holding their fiefdoms and doing EVERYTHING possible just to maintain the SLOW BUREAUCRATIC RED TAPE, prevent PROGRESS/INNOVATION from taking place?

    For the Filipino Nation!

    Forward Philippines !!! 

    • JuanTamadachi

      well said..

    • CALLCENTEROFFENSIVE

       Supreme Court justices dapat marunong sumonod sa batas….
      mahirap ba yan maitindihan

  • Edgar Lores

    The question is whether the CJ has the authority to revive the RCAO.  Chief Justice Reynato Puno signed and issued Administrative Order No. 16-2008 which designated the RCAO for the seventh judicial region on January 23, 2008.  Only his signature is on the Order; it does not contain the signatures of the other SC justices.

    If the reviving of the RCAO is beneficial for the administration of justice, why question Sereno’s decision?  Must each and every decision of hers be vetted by the entire bench?  She has been given the task of reforming the Judiciary.  Let her do the job.

    • jaygibi

      its under the rule of SC that en banc needs that authorization.. she should adhere to that otherwise scrap the rule..

    • D_BystandeR

      I agree with your opinion. How can CJ Sereno impose her plan to reform and streamline the Supreme Court especially with adapting a more plausible idea of decentralizing some functions from Manila to Cebu if her hands are tied up because of the “supremacy and defiance and tyranny of numbers” of the “Old Boys Club” who are poised to show their “disrespect” to the new CJ Sereno? We should be aware that the “oldtimers” in the SC have for so long only succeeded in piling up “countless cases” collecting dust in their custody for their failure to act with dispatch within a reasonable time frame because each one is “assuming too much prerogatives” at the expense of the concerned public. Something drastic must be done to avoid this “self-defeating” antagonism of the well-entrenched members of the “old and discredited society of old men in robes” if we want to get some “positive changes” after Corona’s impeachment. Otherwise, CJ Sereno will look like “a captive in her own turf.”

    • dragon27

      ” Chief Justice Reynato Puno signed and issued Administrative Order No.
      16-2008 which designated the RCAO for the seventh judicial region on
      January 23, 2008.  Only his signature is on the Order; it does not
      contain the signatures of the other SC justices.”

      If this is so, then it explains the blunder committed by Sereno. If under the law, she made a mistake, she should own up to it and learn. However, given what you said, the faux pas is excusable.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      but that was probably under authority of the SC en banc. Or if not, there is nothing to prevent the current SC to ignore this as a precedent in light of the AJ De Castro memo. The SC has the power to correct its past mistakes or gets updated with new facts.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UEHZP52OVNUUPVT3VJNWPUGVLU Peter L

    The Supreme Court is a group which has equal authority vested on each colleagues. The Chief Justice must follow the tenets of the Supreme Court in terms of collegiality. The CJ cannot act on his own but always in consultation with his peers.  To turn it as a one-man management system is unwise. 

    Decentralization has pros and cons in the same way a centralized system has. Decentralization may offer a better system but monitoring and control becomes problematic. The intention to shift from one system to another maybe noble but it entails a lot consultative work and it must be done through the right approach. There are no short cuts in obtaining a good system.

    My two cents worth. 

  • nice_boy

    A newly appointed AJ appointed as CJ in so short a time will always result to faux pas such as this.  She was barely learning how to be an associate justice but catapulted to Chief Justice.  Not qualified for the position.  Anyway she has 18 years to learn.  Or will she last that long?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      at the rate she’s going, i bet sooner than 18 years.

  • http://twitter.com/PatrickTesoro Patrick Bryan Tesoro

    It is still best when all inferior courts are under the supervision of the Supreme Court, rather than of the RCAO.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QSBNZB3TEKHJE5A74STZTTUHC4 ed0408

    This is imperial Manila speaking again. The Old Justices should think of how they can unclog the more than 20 years court decision backlog. Centralize everything in Manila to subordinate all other parts of the country. 70% of the Phil. budget is spent in Luzon, the remaining 30% is distributed to Visayas and Mindanao. Develop the provinces to ease the overpopulation of Manila.

  • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

    Infraction? Yes, administrative.

    Intent? Good.

    Impeachable? Ummm. No.

    moving on…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      impeachable yes. betrayal of public trust. will she be impeached? no. congressmen too much in the pocket of Noy. but move on is right..until after 2016.

  • phantomofhope

    Sereno should resign…Carpio for CJ!

    • indiosbravos2002

      Carpio will never be CJ.

  • basyong

    dapat magresign kung merong delicadeza.nag re reyna sa supreme court at garapalan ang paglalabag sa batas.ganyang lahi ang mga appointed ng isang abnoy katulad niya walang alam

  • Lakan Dupil

    Talagang may mga taong nais ma-control ang lahat ng bagay. Bakit hindi kailangan ang decentralization at bigyan ng kapangyarihan ang mga taga Visayas at Mindanao sa ilang prosesong pang-hudikatura? Other grudging justices are playing politics! Mapapabilis ang proseso sa judiciary kung may RCAO.

    • godsofgamblers

      wala nga sanang problema basta dumaan lang sa en banc. hindi parang martial law.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/CB5PSZ2PRJ2363FHAKFHCQ2UE4 Ces

         i agree.

  • basyong

    bakit ang mga tongresmen at senatong walang sinasabi nuong impeachment ni corona e lahat pumirma ng hindi alam ang pinipirmahan dahil utos ng isang abnoy.gusto atang gawin ni sereno sa SC lahat ng AJ e utos utosan lang at walang papalag sa mga gawain niyang illegal

  • ricelander

    “The project underwent pilot testing in 2006 but failed, prompting the Supreme Court to scrap it altogether…”

    Why did it fail then?  It seems a sensible reform item but why did it fail?  If the program was scrapped on a whim, it is another thing.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=691633174 Gian Carlo Juliano

      I believe AJ De Castro wanted a study as to why the first project failed. 

  • EdgarEdgar

    Barely four months into her appointment as Chief Justice, Sereno has already managed to ruffle the feathers of her peers and sow discord within the collegial body. Her divisiveness stems from her authoritarian and arbitrary tendencies, exacerbated by her relative youth, underhanded approach, lack of transparency, inability to follow rules and lack of experience as judge. She could have easily won over the other justices had she discussed the matter with them openly. She has a new ally in Marvic Leonen. At the rate she’s carelessly antagonizing people at the pleasure of the palace, her colleagues will easily find a way to get her out of the way. Given the opportunity, even Antonio Carpio will not hesitate to take a stab or give her an unkind cut. Beneath those magisterial robes, the cloak and dagger continues and the tension barely contained.

    Sereno can run but she cannot hide.  She cannot hide inside Noynoy’s skirt. Not for long.

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      “She could have easily won over the other justices had she discussed the matter with them openly.”

      Agreed.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        i also agree. i was more than willing to give her a decent break. but so far, big yawn and face palm.

  • plau808

    The question now is: Can the Associate Justices, even if unanimous, oust Chief Justice Sereno through an en banc session? Any comments from those legal minds or those pretending to know better?

    • Touch_Me_, Nuts!

      Since I’m apparently one of those who pretend to know better, and that my opinion is far from being legal and therefore could say it doesn’t count, as then so now, I’m of the opinion CJ Sereno could only be ousted by an impeachment court that only Mr. Aquino could gather and bamboozle. Since CJ Sereno probably has a direct line to the Palace that created her in the first place, the idea of booting her out of the job this early is fiction as is a horrific movie that we all unfortunately have to endure.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        i agree. most likely it would just be on record..until the next administration comes along. these things have a way of being found when the circumstances are right.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WIWYLFLU4LPKS7B2ZLLRVFKS3Y vir_a

    Pretending to be sick. Is this now the normal excuse of government officials when confronted with serious questions on their performance?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      you can’t beat the classics. tried and tested.

  • Florisa Norina L Carada

    Who said the RCAO failed? Any supporting documents or stories that RCAO failed?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      any supporting documents to show it succeeded?

      • Florisa Norina L Carada

        neither i guess. because i believe judicial reform is a process. every stakeholder wants change in the judiciary. and when reform actors are working on it, resistance to change is inevitable. rcao is undergoing an institutional process. its implementation poses lessons learned. at policy level, its stoppage or revival is something interesting to look into.

        Now, did any reporters/writers try to find out any EN Banc Reso on its stoppage? Before hitting on the “revival” reso? 

  • sacrebleau

    The old  f a r t s  in the Supreme Court are now busting their boilers en banc. They are just following Corona’s legacy of hu-hu-hu-hu. Besides, the move was administrative and clearly towards the side of reform.

    I take it that decentralization here means that: Because of this move, no more judges in the Visayas/Mindanao would have their arms twisted in Manila.

    • TeabagDeluxe

      The issue here is process and protocol, not the alignment of the justices.

      No member of the Supreme Court can decide for the others, and majority of decisions require that the other justices vote on it.

      • sacrebleau

         I just don’t see how a project like this would fail – and then scrapped. The black-robed old  f a r t s  should be careful in harping about “protocol,” lest the matter be investigated deeper as to the project’s alleged failure and signatures start to show up. Don’t forget that the project was funded and sanctioned by the ADB, so that the decision to “resist” to something as innocuous as the transfer of regional administrative powers should be treated as suspicious.

      • TeabagDeluxe

        You can doubt, suspect and form any theory you want regarding the scrapping of the project – you’re free to do that. However, it has no bearing in this case – Sereno went ahead and made an “en banc” decision on her lonesome, which is against the Supreme Court rules. If she had discussed this matter with her colleagues, all of this would’ve been avoided.

      • sacrebleau

        We will soon find out if rules were breached, or was it just a case of bruised ego. Nevertheless, I commend this administration and its new breed of patriots who would take the risk and breach protocol to pave a new and better path for our country.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CG6AWFVDA46M5DMR2G7VNAMFUM Mark

        Like straight crooked path??hehehe

      • popeyee

        Kung ganyan ang mentality mo, wala ng susunod sa mga batas..

      • sacrebleau

        Are you saying na ang ginawa ni Sereno ay kasing tumbas ng paglabag sa batas ng mga Ampatuans? Malaki ang difference.

      • popeyee

        Ikaw ang may sabi nyan, hindi ako. Nevertheless, malaki man o maliit ang pagkakasala, (kahit anong klasing pagkakasala for that matter) ay kasalanin pa rin. Ang pagnanakaw ng 1 piso at isang milliong piso ay parehong pagnanakaw…  

      • sacrebleau

        O, sino naman ngayon ang nagnakaw? Yung mga comparative analysis mo don’t make any sense.

        First, Sereno MIGHT have broken a rule, but not the law.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        no she broke the law. its called falsification. she also showed gross dishonesty, which is an administrative offense.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CB5PSZ2PRJ2363FHAKFHCQ2UE4 Ces

    i see the “welfare and benefit”  establishing a Regional Court Administration Office.. but the Chief Justice must respect procedures.

    it seems the justices indeed have good reasons to dislike her.. with her actuation…and being “sick” now… she appeared to be showing that shes high and mighty because of Pnoy… which is really disgusting!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_H47CPJUE4QYKFUCKSUXK3LNBGI Allan

    sereno might have the interest of the judicial memebrs in cebu in mind but she has to abide by the protocol. if the protocol is not practical, then it has to be changed. i just hope the other justices will see light and be guided by objectivity. one thing for sure, she won’t be able to wiggle out of this mess with her co-justices.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      it is not a case of protocol. it is not a matter of procedure. it is a question of authority. its not like forgetting to ask permission from your parents to go out of the house. only the SC en banc is empowered by the constitution to do what she did. intentions are irrelevant. she faked a resolution. that is a serious indication of lack of integrity. you can be fired from the government for faking your daily time record. what more faking an order or decision?

  • regd

    My first time to criticize CJ Sereno. Intention was good, it just wasn’t done systematically. Bad move Mdm. This arroyo-style illness epidemic alibi is running havoc in the government. But then again she must be gravely ill (who wouldn’t be) after imagining staring at the sour faces of the 11 macapal arrobo puppet justices! I WOULD!

    CJ Sereno must make amends. She should lead by example in being noble-minded even if the other justices are not. And stop getting sick! This will backlog or derail more cases.

    • IbigMongSabihin

      ibig sabihin pag never ka pang nag criticize kay sereno something is not really good in you. but you are excuse if you are just not a well-informed pinoy. if you are well-informed, sa qualification lang ni sereno ay bagsak na siya as CJ at iyan ay isang unavoidable criticism na laban sa kanya. and her previously fake qualification na na submit sa presidente at pinaniwalaan ni aquino ay another criticism pag di ok sa iyo ang lies. o baka naman deboto ka ni sereno o ng administration na nag appoint sa kanya kaya wala kang criticism noon.     

      • regd

        Ang ibig kong sabihin, sang-ayon ako sa sinasabi mo kung maiintindihan ko lang sana ano ang ibig mong sabihin.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OKC53SVPRIE3IXH34V7RDHLGQM James

    Give the Chief Justice a free hand in making administrative reforms in the judiciary.  The Court as a collegial body needs to throw in their support to the new CJ and not nit pick too much on issues of seniority, protocol, and tradition.  I think that the legal prowess of SC Justices are better served on the fair, moral and speedy resolution of cases pending before them, rather than on internal politics.  If SC Justices cannot be beacons of conciliation, harmony and camaraderie, how can it muster moral ascendancy to even suggest conciliation and settlement between feuding parties in a suit.  Ironic isn’t it?  

    • IbigMongSabihin

      ibig mong sabihin ay di mo alam ang meaning ng “what are you talking about?” to put it in the simplest example, ang issue rito sa news item ay katulad ng budget ng pilipinas na dapat ay papasa sa scrutiny at deliberations ng mga congresssmen, then mga senador, then approval ng presidente. kung ang presidente lang ang kusang mag desisyon na approved na ang budget ng pilipinas (unilateral decision without following the rules) ay ok lang pala sa iyo. you will tell everybody what you have written above na di dapat awayan, blah blah blah. a, ewan,    

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OKC53SVPRIE3IXH34V7RDHLGQM James

         At the outset, you are proceeding on the wrong example that the Chief Justice should operate in a process similar to the way the passing of the budget works.  Note that budgetary matters are within the primary sphere of Congress’ authority under the Constitution.  Administrative matters in the Supreme Court on the other hand, do not always have to be decided by all the SC Justices at all times.  This is precisely why we have a Chief Justice.  Otherwise, the Constitution might as well have provided no Chief Justice.      

    • EdgarEdgar

      That would entail consensus building and making her case openly and transparently to her peers. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      free hand? you think too much of the most junior justice of the supeme court catapulted by sheer political connections only. she has shown malice, lack of integrity, arrogance and yes, outright lying in issuing a falsified document.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OKC53SVPRIE3IXH34V7RDHLGQM James

         And yes, I do think highly of the new Chief Justice. True, she is the most junior among all the SC Justices, but it does not mean that she less capable than anyone of them to lead the Court.  You said: “…catapulted by sheer political connections only” – That statement is not only unfair, but is misleading as well.  I kid you not, no one can aspire and become Chief Justice on “sheer political connections” alone.  The fact that CJ Sereno was nominated by the Judicial and Bar Council is a recognition that her credentials qualify her for the post.  At the very least and basic, one must be a lawyer to begin with to aspire to become CJ. And lawyers know how difficult is is to become a lawyer in this country.  And what of political connections? By virtue of our Constitution, all SC Justices are appointed by the President.  No SC Justice can claim to have been catapulted to their post on their own.  Considering that it is the President who appoints, the appointment is inherently political in nature.  In fact, I cannot think of any office in government more political than the Office of the President.                    

  • beerhunters

    for this erroneous notion, for a creative intention, her best option is resignation. 

  • Gerald Abueva

    “Sereno ruling on ADB-funded project roils SC justices”

    PDI sometimes has a way of distorting truth by slanting reports in favor of this or that personality. In this case, the title itself is rather misleading. It was not so much as Sereno’s ruling that the SC justices are upset about, it is the way Sereno did things behind their backs that got them up in arms. I also noticed that Channel 7 and Rappler have reported on this earlier than PDI. I can understand that both Manny Pangilinan and the Prietos have pending cases in the Supreme Court. Courting the good graces of Sereno is of course the logical thing that any self-serving businessman or newspaperman will do. But the bias to put Sereno in a favorable light is just too obvious. Except for PDI, even ABS-CBN highlighted the unsavory method of Sereno in this episode euphemistically called “unilateral ruling”.

    To Christine and Nikko, you may also want to check a previous incident that “roiled” SC justices when Sereno appointed her daughter who had no prior professional experience to be the head of her court staff. Nepotisim plain and simple. Not only did this roil the SC staff, it even prompted the other justices to push former chief justice Corona to talk to her privately about it. Sana wag obvious yung favorable press coverage niyo kay Sereno. Sobrang obvious na eh.

  • sigena

    INFECTED  by her sick mind boss

  • disqusted0fu

    i guess the rumors are true after all… that Sereno and Aquino think and act alike.  both possibly authoritarian, unable to follow rules and procedures and that there is something wrong up there. and now she is down with a flu as well, which means they could also both be physically and mentally weak.

  • dragon27

    “Chief Justice Reynato Puno signed and issued Administrative Order No.16-2008 which designated the RCAO for the seventh judicial region on January 23, 2008.  Only his signature is on the Order; it does not contain the signatures of the other SC justices.” (Quoted from Edgar Lores’ post below)

    If this is so, then it explains the blunder committed by Sereno. If
    under the law, she made a mistake, she should own up to it and learn.
    However, that a former CJ has given a similar order (Administrative Order No.16-2008) without the signature of other members of the en banc, the faux pas is explainable and excusable.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      it is not just a case of “honest mistake”. it is deliberate and malicious falsification because there a written minutes and record as to what position the supreme court en banc actually agreed to. the fact that she issued the resolution in spite of the clear directive on the record clearly shows her arrogant assumption that she can dictate her wishes on a collegial body.

  • kilabot

    header. 
    having the same mind as noykapon, lourdes would probably just ignore the complaints and turn the tables against the other justices. she will blame them for having been appointees of pandak and for causing the present mess that she just inherited; vintage noykapon act.

  • kayanatwo

    06dec2012

    nobody asked me, but…pay back time must be a b…..ch…  when chief justice was left alone attending and observing flag raising ceremony and ignored by the sore losers from padre faura’s old boys network,  not even a peep came out from the chief justice mouth. 

    and now the associate justices are having a cow.  these are the same justices that showed right from the git-go that they are all not a team player. these ( the associate justices ) could be all suffering from short term memory loss.

    • EdgarEdgar

      Old boys network?

      Slight correction: de Castro is a female associate justice. She was the one who confronted Sereno through a memorandum.

    • boldyak

      so you agree that people appointed by Pnoy are taking revenge…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

      before you impart evil motives on justice de castro, better be sure of the fact that she is wrong first.

  • Kamoteng_Dilaw

    Sereno needs to see a psychiatrist. She’s out of her mind.

    • EdgarEdgar

      And some electric shock to exorcise the evil spirit that makes her think she was anointed by God.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        make the cure permanent. lobotomy.

      • michael_angelo

        Hello mga BAYARAN hahaha, alived and kicking pa ah…:)

  • IbigMongSabihin

    ibig sabihin ay lumalabas lamang ang tunay na kulay ni Sereno. wala siyang natatanging qualifications at ang one and only qualification niya ay ang ”fake” na entry niya sa resume niya na na isubmit sa kay president aquino wherein she claimed na co-lawyer daw siya ng firm na nagpanalo sa kaso ng airport 3 in favor sa pilipinas. she was actually found as working only as a mere researcher on that particular case, and never as a lawyer. ito ang qualification niya na ipinagmalaki ni aquino. sereno erased this qualification sa kanyang resume ng mabuko siya. so… na-scam itong si aquino at ginawang justice si sereno at personally na nilakad para maging CJ ang gumamit ng fake na qualification. sereno was only working as a school professor and a legal researcher bago maging justice. she was never a judge. iyan ang manok ng presidente, pareho silang walang galing sa kanilang pinasukan.

  • Albert Einstien

    maybe her god told her to do so…one woman en banc….parang joan of arc kausap nya rin god nya………..si leonem na lang gawin chief justice… at least walang gaanong  issue….

  • hopeless_na

    hayyy naku!! mabuti at trangkaso lang. kung naka wheelchair na kaya? lol!!!

  • maypakialamtayo

    anong ipinagkaiba sa mga nag-ka-anomalya, di ba nagkakasakit?

  • joboni96

    utak utang zte aroyo pa rin
    si cj sereno

    tama na yang pa utang utang

    efficiency and effectiveness
    ang pairalin

  • poltergeist_fuhrer

    luma na ang ganyan excuses…

    si gma ganun din

    si corona, ganun din

    si abalos, ganun din

    ngaun si sereno….haha…sabi ng mga yellow ribbons, naiiba siya…un pala parehas din…

    • sacrebleau

       Warning: Fallacious argument

      There is no comparison between the crime of plunder and Sereno’s effort in streamlining the judiciary.

      • boldyak

        streamlining???….without following rules, you mean?

      • sacrebleau

        Rules ng mga ayaw palitan ang bulok na sistema?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        its a constitutional command that such matters is only vested in the Supreme Court en banc. That bulok na sistema you are talking about was enshrined in the 1986 Cory Constitution. so if you are saying it is bulok, then so is Cory and her presidency.

      • sacrebleau

        Kindly cite this “constitutional command” that you’re talking about, in detail if you please.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        her admiistrative order, in essence, deprives the SC of its constitutional duty to exercise administrative supervision over all courts and their personnel and the Office of the Court Administrator (OCA) of its statutory duty under Presidential Decree 828 to assist the Supreme Court in the exercise of said power of administrative supervision.
        The Constitution mandates that the High Court and not just the Chief Justice, has complete administrative and supervisory powers over all courts in the land.

      • sacrebleau

        Deprives?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/YOQGNNPLWH3PHXCDXMGN57GDNM Jhon

        Of course it is not.  A Chief Justice breaking the court’s own rule is much worse than a President stealing from the treasury.  One can be prosecuted, the other puts the whole process of prosecution in doubt.  Anyway, poltergeist was not comparing the crimes or alleged crimes, he/she is just pointing out that they used the same tactic to evade a quick resolution of the issue.

      • sacrebleau

        So now it is worse than plunder? Is it an impeachable offense?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        yes it is. it is falsification. a crime. that is betrayal of public trust following the corona impeachment precedent.

      • sacrebleau

        Go file an impeachment case.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        premature. she might just have an attack of decency and resign.

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        sa pagkakaalam ko, na convict si corona sa nondisclosure ng SALN…..ikaw talaga mahilig sa tsismis…

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        sa pagkakaalam ko, na convict si corona sa nondisclosure ng SALN…..ikaw talaga mahilig sa tsismis…

      • sacrebleau

        breaching administrative protocol cannot be compared to nondisclosure of SALN. mali ang comparison mo.

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        akala ko u will insist sa plunder…hehehe…

        ang mali ay mali at mali….comparison???parehas mali…malinaw???

      • sacrebleau

        Charges of plunder against Abalos and Arroyo are way different from Sereno breaching administrative protocol. Ikaw lang naman at si Midas ang nagsasabing mali pareho e.

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        is breaching admin protocal, TAMA BA OR MALI???

        sagot!!!

      • sacrebleau

        I want reforms in the judiciary. So ang sagot ko is tama!

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        ganuon ba…reform ba at tama ang hindi nagsusunod sa en banc decision????galing ng reform na un ah…only in the philippines…only with the yellow ribbons…

        so ano ang pagkakaiba ni sereno kay gma???wala…ang nasusunod lang ay kung ano ang kagustuhan niya…reform ba un???tanga mo naman

      • sacrebleau

        “tanga mo naman” says you. Pero ano nga ba ang pinagkaiba ni Sereno kay GMA? Well, GMA is under detention for the crime of plunder and electoral sabotage while Sereno is the youngest Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

        I hope malinaw na sa ‘yo ang difference.

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        gma cant follow the rule of law…

        sereno cant follow the rule of law…gets mo na or sadyang tanga ka talaga

      • sacrebleau

        Sereno broke administrative protocol, GMA is under detention for plunder. Walang difference? Pretend you have a brain honey!

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        sereno broke…gma broke…walang difference pa rin?????SUPER TANGA MO NA TALAGA IHO…..

        atr kung gusto mo ng difference…sige, sirit na..pagbibigyan kita kasi hindi maabot ng isip mo eh…

        the difference is the magnitude…the way gma broke the law is huge than that of sereno….ayan…tinulungan na kita…

        but then…parehas pa rin mali….the only difference is the gravity….hahaha…kawawang moron

      • sacrebleau

        The difference is magnitude: Thank you for putting into your own words what you have painstakingly denied knowing.

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        another palusot…hahaha…..

      • sacrebleau

        Another nonsense. Goodluck on the nursing exam.

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        mag eexam ka ba ng nursing???

      • sacrebleau

        Di ba 3rd try mo na sa nursing exam? Well, good luck this time. Hahahaha!

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        ganun ba…paano naman ako ma take ng nle na wala naman akong degree ng bsn..ikaw talaga, nag papakatanga na naman

      • sacrebleau

        My mistake. Kase for your parents’ and relatives’ sake, I hope you’re not a lawyer! Hahahahaha!

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        lawyer na naman???

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        and with that statement of urs is also an acceptance that what sereno did is wrong…WHICH U BLATANTLY DENIED LATELY that what she did is not wrong….haha..

        cant u still see how stupid u r…that u urself contradict ur arguments…haha…

      • sacrebleau

        Lol, what I said was: Sereno was right in what she did because I am pro-reform in the judiciary. I never said she was wrong. It’s matter of perception honey!

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        he difference is magnitude: Thank you for putting into your own words what you have painstakingly denied knowing.

        ——

        that is ur post….a grade 1 student can comprehend that u urself admitted that sereno did something wrong…and the only difference is the magnitude….hahaha

      • sacrebleau

        Humihirit ka pa e case closed na. Inadmit mo na na mey difference. GUILTY!! Hahaha!

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        kakatawa ka na talaga iho….

      • TGM_ERICK

        Agree! both broke some laws!

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        tnx…the problem with this guy is he cant use logic…mga contradictory ang statements

      • TGM_ERICK

        Yep, I agree!

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        tnx

      • TGM_ERICK

        You’re welcome!

    • michael_angelo

      Hanggang ngayon nasa Payroll pa kayo ni CORONA? tanggapin nyo na na talo na kayo, mga FANATICS talaga…

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        paano mo nalaman???BOY ABUNDA ikaw ba yan???

  • EdgarEdgar

    The ADB came out with a SWOT analysis for the RCAO after a trial implementation for six months. If Sereno really had a strong case to make for the revival of that project, she could have relied on her courtroom skills to make the case for it in open discussion with the collegial body. Instead, she went behind their backs and now she’s force to hide from them. For all her years in the academe and in the court, Sereno still failed to learn the one important thing they teach us in kindergarten — respect for other people.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

      SWOT analysis???  When it has been proven ineffective???
      Hahahahaha!  What are you, another OJT…another OJT kind of reasoning that is prevalent in the current administration.
      And besides, that SWOT analysis, granting that it is done properly, would be A GOOD STARTING POINT and/or DEFENSE for SERENO…BUT NO, SHE CHOOSES TO GET SICK….
      Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

      • EdgarEdgar

        But that’s exactly what I said if you cared to read carefully before barking up the wrong tree. Anyway, your comments are so noted said the stenographer.

      • sacrebleau

         Hahaha! Friendly fire daw ng mga fanatics!

    • michael_angelo

      Hanggang ngayon buhay pa ang mga BAYARAN ni CORONA, hahaha… FIND a JOB Morons

  • florence457

    TO ME I’LL BLAST MY HORN WHEN SERENO BLAST HER’S FOR TODAY ITS PERELY SPECULATIONS, BLAH BLAH BLAH. SHARING COMMENTS WITHOUT READING NOR HEARING BOTH SIDES RUNS TO BIAS OPINION.

    • EdgarEdgar

      Same here. When do you think will Sereno emerge and finally speak to the press? As of press time yesterday, the three commercial TV networks could not get hold of Sereno. PDI, Manila Times and Phil Star could only speak to “insiders” and not Sereno personally. When pressed on the issue, Lacierda and Valte feigned ignorance. For the sake of judicial unity and collegial harmony, let’s hope Sereno will finaly come out to make her case and explain why RCAO was revived without consensus.

  • jeffrey_01

    Supreme Court justices works like a turtle in reverse.  Good for Sereno.

    • sacrebleau

       She is young and energetic, the others move at a glacial pace – like forming a new continent.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

        ENERGETIC?  BY COWERING HERSELF TO STATE OF BEING SICK?
        I’m just hoping it’s not mental….
        Hahahahahahahahaha!  Patawa talaga kayong mga CHEERERS ni Noynoy god…always saying Hallelujah because of being brainwashed.
        Hahahahahahahahahaha!

      • sacrebleau

        FYI: People do get sick. She is on sick leave, not resigned. She will be back on her bench in no time ;-)

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        as i understand it, mental sickness is more or less for life. so it should be permanent leave a.k.a resignation.

      • sacrebleau

         Fine, but you have to say that to Miriam face to face.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PM6JHCFR2KT2AURMWRDUXBNLQY Darwin

        deal. i’ll do it the same time you tell Pnoy the same thing.

      • boldyak

        palusot na naman, gusto ibaling sa iba ang usapan…hahahaha…

      • boldyak

        and not not following rules….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

    “The SC’s CJ CALLED IN SICK…” can’t handle the PRESSURE due to ALREADY KNOWN SCORE OF 5 ON THE PSYCH EXAM….same strategy with Noynoy when diplomatic pressure arises.
    And it is OBVIOUS THAT SERENO HAS THE BACKING OF ADB.
    And it’s OBVIOUS, TOO, THAT THE SUPREME COURT IS SERENO (as Noynoy wanted it to be)…A SUBSERVIENT CJ FOR NOYNOY GOD AND HIS BENEFACTORS!
    HAhahahahahaha!  It’s really more FUN in the Philippines!  They elected a SLOTH PUPPET president OVER SYMPATHY….Effective ang BOLADAS ng ABS-CBN….The marketing arm of Ninoy & Cory DUE TO POLITICAL BENEFITS.
    Hahahahahaha

  • Alfred

    how can we hear the side of SERENO if her policy is “dignified silence” wahahahahaha…. ;)

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2H52TOW7P7RAWOOXTOLNXEPEZ4 Andy

    she must have a bum stomach !… just like our bum president. A serious case of hypochondria.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

      She call it “DIGNIFIED SILENCE”…a TELL-TALE SIGN AND SYMPTOM OF THE LOW PSYCH SCORE!
      Hahahahahaha!

  • wakats

    SJ Serreno is not infallible nor the associate justices also as shown by their flip-flop decisions on many cases.

    What we have on hand are unofficial postings from christine and nikko and not from the 6 associate justices who allegedly have axe to grind against the CJ. 

    It would be better to wait until an official spokeperson from the SC would issue press release on the matter. 

    • boldyak

      kung kalaban ang nagkamali, walang hintay hintay, banat agad….kung kakampi hintayin muna ang kung ano ano…hahahaha…WTF….utoin nyo na lang sarili nyo…

  • sacrebleau

    Midas must be fuming kasi this would take away a lot of his powers as Administrator. Tama lang ang ginawa ni Sereno para mapalitan na ang sistemang bulok sa Supreme Court.

    I hope this is just the start. We need massive changes in the judiciary.

    • michael_angelo

      yes less transactions, means less money for MIDAS

      • Lakan Dupil

         Tama. Baka nga si Midas ang informant ng Inquirera Dahil si Midas at marami sa justices ay kapanalig ni Corona, pilit nilang igigiit ang kinagawian. Ang kasalukuyang sistema sa judiciary ay nagiging daan para bumagal ang usad ng katarungan.

        Kailangan natin ng mga innovative leader katulad ni CJ Sereno.

    • boldyak

      paano naging tama ang mali?????hahaha…justifying a wrongdoing makes you a moronnnnn!

      • sacrebleau

        Decentralizing is not wrong, given the back log of the Supreme Court. Resources can now be re-channeled.

        The AJs against it are just scared that it will work, that would make them look stupid for even scrapping it.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYX4ZTAV4BUGW2RIMT45CPYBGA Pio Gante

        it’s for region 7 only so it wouldn’t matter if admin matters at that area are taken away from midas, kaya labas siya sa usapan

        it wasn’t clear why the rcao project was stopped but if it would streamline admin affairs and reduce backlog in cases being heard in the sc, then it should be given another chance. who knows, it might work well?

        ang mali lang, sc guidelines states that an en banc resolution is needed to activate it, kaya nahahanapan tuloy ng butas ang bagong cj

    • msmakabayan

      magkaklase siguro kayo ni Noynoy at Sereno ano?  Saan saan niyo kinukuha ang mga logic na yan?

      • sacrebleau

        It’s easy to distinguish right and wrong, what’s difficult is distinguishing which wrong is more right.

    • $29483279

       Bakit nasa SC pa ba yang dalahirang Midaz na iyan? Dapat sumama na kay Corona ang ang ank ng p….ng iyan,

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=691633174 Gian Carlo Juliano

    so basic, administrative matters should be decided by the court en banc and not by CJ alone. when you hate someone so much, you don’t care if any action against him/her was done in accordance with the law.

    • Ronilo Yap

      ilan ba ang ayaw kay sereno? eh kung pagbobotohan? ano mangyayari.

    • msmakabayan

      what???

  • anton kinuton

    mag-ingat ka madam cj, kahit utot o kembot mo binabantayan ng mga kasama mong justices. kaya huwag kang magkamali. hahanap sila ng butas at pahihiyain ka. ano pa nga ba ang dahilan, di inggit, nakakamatay na inggit.

    • boldyak

      wag magkakamali?…..haha..puro na nga mali eh…kung mali dahil sa hindi alam ang nagawa ng CJ…kailangan lang na iwasto…para maiwasan ang mga ganyan, yung may alam sa batas ang dapat nalagay sa pwesto…hahaha…puro na lang mali..at okay lang????…WTF

  • $29483279

    The majority of the Supreme court Justices prefer the usual snail pace progress in most activities through red tapes. They are not ready to delegate any thing to anybody outside of the Supreme court offices in Manila.

    No wonder cases pending in the Supreme court takes decades to resolve.

    Time to change your system fellows so that you can improve your services to the public. Remember you are public servants and not Prima Dons.

    • malek_abdul

      I wonder if Midas has something to do with this…kasi siya ang may control sa RCAO na iyan.

      • tarikan

        Si Tita Mids lumipat na sa PDEA as special agent. Nagpatest nga ng ihi at tamod nya recently. Ihi was for any trace of drugs in his body. Tamod was for any trace of kabadingan. 

    • boldyak

      kaya pede na mag decide ng sarili si sereno?….hahahaha..anjother morronnn!

  • Rolly257

    Inisin mo sila Sereno para magsipag-resign. Most of them shouldn’t be there in the first place..

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

      Inisin? Di naman siguro sila pikon para mag resign…hehe 

    • boldyak

      meaning, sa mga susunod na pagkakamali ni sereno, Justified na dahil iniinis lang nya ang mga SC judges…hahaha..what a moronnnnn…

  • wakats

    This is a case of procedural oversight and not violation of the Constitution that would warrant impeachment proceedings. 

    It appears that CJ Sereno had reportedly “revive on her own” the RCAD in Cebu even if the procedure stipulates that this should be approved by the High Court en banc.

    The besieged CJ could always invoke “good faith and in the exigency and best interest of justice.”

    • otoling

      Hintayin natin ang sagot ni Sereno. 

      Wala din namang kredibilidad itong si Castro para kaagad tayong ma-TAKE.

      At nawa-wala na rin ako sa tiwala kay Sereno na nag-iiyak pa kuno kuno dahil sa relehiyun, reliheyun, diyos diyos diyos kuno, kuno. 

      A SC Chief Justice must not show such kagagohan tungkol sa reliheyun (na meron pang paiyak-iyak).  She issosso so sos so stupid and konserbatib 

    • virgo8888

       why cant she just admit ignorance?  in tagalog, katangahan

    • msmakabayan

      it seems like a a habitual oversight!

  • arao_liwanag

    Many comments here is missing the point, kasi ang bobobo, this is corruption in the making. Why would a bank fund any project of the court or any court for that matter? There must be a quid pro quo being hatched. By doing this, bank will be able to influence every judge decision. Who will be allowed next to fund the court project or operation?

    If she persist on this, then an impeachment proceeding is in order.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WJX5I5FJL52QCZDUKDNWOTIZHQ Lateralus

       asian development bank yan, hindi yan commercial bank, he he. kahit saan naman sa mundo nagfu-fund ang ADB ng government projects, he he he .

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    Sereno is playing sick? Parang Corona lang?

    • virgo8888

       wheres the wheelchair?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

    Maling-mali.
    Chief justice Sereno must bring the matter of the RCAO en banc with her colleagues.
    Pwede naman niyang sabihin “Sorry, my fellow justices. Okay, let us discuss this now.”
    Even great people make mistakes and humility is a virtue great people possess.
    Are we seeing a proud chief justice who thinks she is only beholden to the appointing power, P-Noy? Maling-mali.

    • msmakabayan

      Eh di pwede ding sabihin ni ex CJ Corona – sorry, nagkamali ako, patawarin niyo ako at magkalimutan na lang… What kind of justice is that ? Selective justice dahil KKK?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

        well said……

  • CALLCENTEROFFENSIVE

    Supreme Court justices dapat marunong sumonod sa batas….
    mahirap ba yan maitindihan

  • regd

    They waited and waited until CJ Sereno slip then they let loose their canons! Call it naive, call it playing sick, call it whatever you want I don’t give a da#$%. I think Mdm Sereno did the right thing by letting things cool down. The smoke will settle down the next few days, then we will know what actually happen on that Nov 27 en banc deliberation.

    • boldyak

      gusto lang nila iwasto ang maling nagawa….tuwid na daan dapat di ba?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RULYKXWW55ITIATEU7QZK6NSW4 Altair

    puro kayo SATSAT! may wheelchair pa kayong nalalaman? Bakit hindi nyo na lang hintayin yung next week para sila-sila eh magkaharap. Kung makapag comment kayo akala nyo perfecto at ang gagaling! Kaya hindi umaasenso ang Pinas dahil sa mga tulad nyo! One week di nyo ba mahintay?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RULYKXWW55ITIATEU7QZK6NSW4 Altair

       saka TAO lang din si CJ at yung mga Justices…..pwedeng magkasakit at nagkataon lang na si CJ.

      • boldyak

        nagkasakit pagkatapos gumawa ng hindi sakop ng kanyang kapangyarihan….sabihin  mo yan sa mga nagkakasakit din na kalaban nyo sa politika

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/RULYKXWW55ITIATEU7QZK6NSW4 Altair

        walang pinipili ang sakit kung kelan ka tatamaan…hindi ito sagot kung may ginawa kang kasalanan or mali……sana lahat ng mababait eh hindi nagkakasakit. The point is, respeto natin yun…..malay ba natin…next week naman babalik na sya eh and for sure haharapin nya yang issue. Yan ang hirap sa inyo, ang bilis nyong mag conclude eh nbasa nyo rin lang naman yung basehan nyo. Nandoon ka ba mismo sa SC vicinity and privy ka ba sa lahat ng nangyayari doon? konting hintay…malalaman din natin yan kung ano ang talagang nangyari! May lakad ka ba? bakit ka nagmamadali? Sarap mong boldyakin! hahahahaha

      • basyong

        bugok sinabi mo ba yan kay corona noong under attack siya ng mga tongresmen at senatong?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RULYKXWW55ITIATEU7QZK6NSW4 Altair

       I’m not a FAN or AGAINST kay CJ…..kaya lang, hindi nakakatulong sa bayan yung mga SATSAT nyo. Hindi ba kayo nag-a-absent sa mga work nyo dahil sa sakit? Imbes nag magtulong tulong tayong mga PINOY, nagkakaroon ng divisions or hati-hati sa mag tulad nyong nagmamagaling and as if alam lahat. Pag next week at ganito pa rin ang alibi….sige sasama na ako sa panawagan against her.

      • boldyak

        kung kayo nasa pwesto, gusto nyo tulong tulong kung nasa oppsoition kayo banat ng banat sa nakapwesto….balat sibuyas…

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/RULYKXWW55ITIATEU7QZK6NSW4 Altair

         ikaw amoy sibuyas! boldyakin kita dyan eh. hahahahahaha!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

        wag naman pikon agad….hehe

    • nparvus1202

       Hoy, hindi siya nagkamali kundi gumawa siya ng illegal, tandaan mo yan.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/RULYKXWW55ITIATEU7QZK6NSW4 Altair

         how sure are you na nagkamali sya? dahil lang sa sinabi ng iba or kung sino man? kaya nga hintayin natin ang pag balik nya sa work…mahirap ba yun? 

      • basyong

        buksan kaya natin ang SALN ni SIRANO para makita natin yung tunay niyang kulay.alam masyadong yellow pero hindi ko alam pati teeth pala niya yellow din

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AESD5SRM5UZUONKPCETXR76NKU Dennis

        Hoy, hindi siya nagkamali kundi gumawa siya ng illegal, tandaan mo yan

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AESD5SRM5UZUONKPCETXR76NKU Dennis

      Hoy, hindi siya nagkamali kundi gumawa siya ng illegal, tandaan mo yan

  • CALLCENTEROFFENSIVE

     Supreme Court justices dapat marunong sumonod sa batas….
    mahirap ba yan maitindihan

  • EdsonArantesDoNascimiento

    Hey,what do you know,maybe the pretencious,self-righteous,hypocritical cow, needs a wheel-chair,mwahahahah!!!Karma is slowly but surely catching-up on the “white-wash dead bones” of sira-ulo sereno!!!Serves her right!!! Dapat si sereno at lazy penoy ang nabaon sa C.V,isama na si cretin arroyo at lahat ng mga buwayang pulitiko!!!Pwehhh!!

  • Fulpol

    she did it on her own which supposed to be restrained on collective decision.. 

    symptom of mental and psychological illness..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

    Now she really defines her kind of “DIGNIFIED SILENCE” (the low-psych-exam-score way).
    Hahahahahahahahahaha!
    Sumasakit ang tiyan ko sa kakatawa!

  • Your_King

    Aquino picking of Sereno as the CJ is having ill-effects on uniting the SC…in fact, Sereno has caused the SC to be divided now more than ever. She seems to be having her own personal agendas for doing things then running and hiding after instead of facing the consequences of her actions head-on.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

    Umpisa pa lang PALPAK NA!
    NOW WE CAN ALL BLAME THE gods THAT INSTALLED HER…as she alleged herself to be chosen by her god.
    Hahahahahahahaha!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

    She already knew that she DIDN’T HAVE IT TO BE THE MOST QUALIFIED CJ, AMONG THE BETS…but INSISTED ON (and using god as the one giving her that divine providence).  She insisted because of the Cojuanco-Aquino, the benefactors and her own agenda ONLY.
    Now we have a 20 year DEFECTIVE CJ…
    Hahahahahahaha!  Why would the Philippines suffer this?
    Hahahahahahaha!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I4MZTFGCRWI6D5ER5MNPWLUQ2Q samuel

    Here comes the revolutionary Chief Justice of the Philippines,,,,,, we will see lot more shaking for coming 18 years. Appoint more like her.

    • virgo8888

       haha in your dreams.  by the way she acts, shell be lucky to last 4 more years

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I4MZTFGCRWI6D5ER5MNPWLUQ2Q samuel

         i bet…. and i will pray..

      • Joseph Aquino

        Why will somebody do harm to her?

      • basyong

        mali maybe one year sipa o resign na yan.abugaga yan kaya hindi karapat dapat hehehe

  • msmakabayan

    Ayan, nakita niyo na ang ibig sabihin nang Daang Matuwid, Noynoy’s version???

    • http://www.facebook.com/rvn.pepito.54 Rvn Pepito

      Ano naman ang problema kung ibalik yong RCAO? nakakatulong ito sa amin dito hindi lang sa Cebu pati Central Visayas…hindi naman ito mag decide ng case or kaso  but purely administrative sa mga judges dito na hindi na kailangan pumunta sa Emperial manila para mag pa approve kung mag leave at iba adminstrative work. ……gusto lang kasi ng mga old at saka tradtional justices nakaupo diyan ngayon na maki-alam sa decision na Chief justice……part sa trabaho ng Chief Justice ang administrative kaso inggit si Midas …..Please read other articles.ABS CBN…nakalagay don two months pilot run lang to gather data if its effective or not to re-open again…..

      Matalino nga si CJ Sereno sa ginawa niya nag absent to diffuse the issue then next week mag explain siya sa side niya…….

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

        no problem there, but sereno should follow the law, rules, procedure, protocol, whatever you call it……

      • Joseph Aquino

        The reason why the SC voted down the RCAO in 2006 was because the project at that time was a systems tests failure.

        The CJ could have injected some reforms and she understands better administration and management, hence she would like to try once more.

        How could the Filipinos face the world when this not-so complicated project has been a failure?

        Are you really that intellectually-challenged that you are willing to pay for the WB debts without fixing what went wrong?

        Are Filipinos just good in getting loans, often times pcoketing a large portion and then let the future generation pay for those loans?

        Losers!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

        haba naman sagot mo while i was only talking about sereno not following court procedures….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/THRDK7REM6N5UL6NUSLE5FOHBI angogay

    Interesting.  If the Chief Justice cannot follow its internal rules and procedures, how can she objectively administer justice.  Obeying laws and legitimate rules and regulations specifically in the Supreme Court must emanate from her.  It only goes to show that experience and wisdom is still a virtue to be considered in “awarding” position os power.

    • basyong

      hindi naman tunay na chief justice yan peke at isa siyang magaling na abugaga

  • RomyLitz

    CJ Sereno, according to the constitution, has some executive controls of the Supreme Court. She can always say that the RCAO in Cebu is part of decongesting or declogging the already snail-paced and lagards Supreme Court’s movement of the appealed cases and that’s part of her Executive Decision. En Banc is one of the the stray SC’s processes or outlier issues in speeding up the decade-old cases where only a few like Mendoza can speed them up like the bullet train or not. Sexy Midas , as we know, seemed to be working like the top executive of the Supreme Cour, and it is hightime to stop it.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

      “IT UNDERWENT PILOT TESTING BUT FAILED”…basahin mo naman.
      HALLELUJAH ka kaagad DI MO NAMAN NAINTINDIHAN.
      Wag ka nang MAGPAKATANGA DAHIL LANG SA FANS KA!
      Hahahahahaha! 

      • Joseph Aquino

        Napabastos ng dila at panulat mo. Basahin mo uli. The failure happened during the transition period from Puno to Corona. Corona’s name is synonymous to failure. Aside from ADB money, there is also an outstanding loan from WB which was jointly administerd by Corona and Marquez (?). The WB money was intended for the improvement of the justice system. All has been said and done but there is no positive tangible result can be traced to that project.

    • Malik62

       The SC is a collegial body, each Justice including the CJ has only one vote.  Opening the RCAO is beyond the administrative prerogative of the CJ. It needs an en banc decision which Sereno faked. If the en banc process according to you is a “stray” process then why bother having 14 Justices? Maybe your psycho boss BS Aquino X3 wants Sereno to be THE Supreme Court, she and she alone. It is the Supreme Court and not a Kangaroo court of the Communists that executed many innocent persons.

  • Chi Din

    It simply means she’s indeed independent.  Doing something not discussed/approved by the en banc.  She’s on her on. This is the kind of independence the hepa king is saying.

  • http://www.facebook.com/rvn.pepito.54 Rvn Pepito

    Ano naman ang problema kung ibalik yong RCAO? nakakatulong ito sa amin dito hindi lang sa Cebu pati Central Visayas…hindi naman ito mag decide ng case or kaso  but purely administrative sa mga judges dito na hindi na kailangan pumunta sa Emperial manila para mag pa approve kung mag leave at iba adminstrative work. ……gusto lang kasi ng mga old at saka tradtional justices nakaupo diyan ngayon na maki-alam sa decision na Chief justice……part sa trabaho ng Chief Justice ang administrative kaso inggit si Midas …..Please read other articles.ABS CBN…nakalagay don two months pilot run lang to gather data if its effective or not to re-open again…..
    Matalino nga si CJ Sereno sa ginawa niya nag absent to diffuse the issue then next week mag explain siya sa side niya…….

    • nparvus1202

       Kahit ano ang idahilan ni ABNay Sirano illegal pa rin ang ginawa niya. Hindi siya pwede maglabas ng sarili niyang desisyon, it must be aprroved by the majority of the justices. One vote lang siya, her vote is not the vote of the entire SC. May katok lang ang nag-iisip ng ganun.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/YQRDASE2HXIZ6R4QQ7LETHJTS4 Arvin

        Sabi nga pilot run….ikaw nalng mag CJ…..

      • basyong

        ikaw kaya mas maraming alam ka tungkol kay sirano o kay ricky carandang?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

      Pare, basahin mong mabuti, “IT UNDERWENT PILOT TESTING, BUT FAILED”…. at saka ang procedure kung papaano i-OPEN ulit.
      Hallelujah ka kaagad di mo naman naintindihan.  Pag sinabing FAILED, i.e. IT DOESN’T SERVE THE PURPOSE.  Kaya lang, BULAG KA NA/BRAINWASHED KA PA!
      Hahahahahahaha!  

      • basyong

        ta nga ka jose ang dapat kay sirano resign na lang bulag ka ba o gustong mo lang patahimikin para masunod ang kamalasan ng pagiging presidentong ng isang abnoy

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/L6TTZGNCMP4XWQQCNIX65PTNJM Ciano

      bobo! idiot! stupid! mana ka kay MALAS!!! basahin mong mabuti bago mag post!!! bakit nag sakit sakitan siya kung wala siyang kapalpakan ginawa???

  • nparvus1202

    Kung kaya ni Sirano na ipagtanggol ang kabalbalan niyang illegal e bakit siya nagsakitsakitan? Bakit hindi harapin ang mga justices? Ang tutoo nyan tumakbo siya sa dios niyang kalbo at himihingi ng tulong. Nag-iisip ngayon sila kung papaano lulusutan yan. Si Boybab Drilon natahimik. Buong senado at kongresso tahimik. Nuon ang tatapang kay Corona.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SEM643C6KD4SXI6EATE4GXLMEU Jose

    Ni hindi nga siya naging Judge in a court of law…she just doing the PR on it…while the ADB would benefit from it….HOWEVER TWISTED IT WAS REOPENED….
    Hahahahahahahaha!  O sige na…SINO PA BA DIYAN ANG MAG-HA-HALLELUJAH SA KABALBALAN NIYA? Ah, si Artemio Panaganiban ba?
    Hahahahahahahaha!  Ano daw masama,oh!
    Hahahahahaha!

    • basyong

      si conrado de quiroz ang number one taga halik ng mga wet pu ng mga yellow nerds hahahahaha

  • wawa2172

    Justice Sereno may have erred in her decision. Well she is not perfect and I would suggest that with all humility accept the fact the she made the wrong decision in opening the RCAO. She is not with the executive, she is with the SC thus rules and policies should be observed. It must be noted that she would be serving the SC for 15 years thus she must live with the other justices even if she don’t like their faces. En banc decision must be respected and if justice Sereno have doubts then she could call her allies in the SC to help her in making decisions. The problem with Sereno maybe is that she feels being at the top with the backing of Pnoy. Not all Pnoy’s appointee are the best. Take note that most of them are failures and resorting to media coverage to paint a good image for the government. Sereno need not be sick as it is becoming obvious that she is preparing her alibis on the issue. The opening of RCAO is a simple matter that could have been discussed by the justices as the rules states. Sereno must not feel that she is an empress.

    • Malik62

       I don’t think Sereno will serve for 15 years.  Given her psychological condition it will be a matter of time when she will have a total breakdown and commit suicide. Now I wonder who will commit suicide first Sereno or BS Aquino X3?

  • Facilitator1

    Maybe, CJ Sereno is doing something right because critics/pundits are quick to censure/judge her unfavorably/harshly. Is it plausible that the old adage is TRUE, “You Know You’re Doing Something Right When People starting to Hate You”.  PEACE

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

      But from the start, many already hate pandak, marcos, erap etc, eh…..

      • Facilitator1

        There’s no comparison between the former presidents (Erap, Marcos, and GMA) to CJ Sereno. Erap is a convicted plunderer. While Marcos and GMA are known internationally as leaders who abused their position for PERSONAL GAIN–to say it mildly. It’s just like comparing apples and oranges…

        Furthermore, CJ Sereno was asked by JBC members during their search for Chief Justice and one of the question asked was JUDICIAL ACTIVISM. Maybe, this is her way of accomplishing/carrying out JUDICIAL ACTIVISM. I’m not a lawyer or had any legal training but to me what’s she doing is for the good of the PEOPLE. Let us wait and see. PEACE

      • basyong

        judicial activism eka mo? judicial dictatorship ang tawag e ngot ka at t anga pa

      • Facilitator1

        Palagay ko tama ako kasi if other people will resort in NAME CALLING/INSULTs then I must be doing/writing something right. Or maybe, it’s just a sign of limited VOCABULARY on their part or just maybe, they’re afflicted with a “short man syndrome”. PEACE…

      • basyong

        the bottom line here mr facilitator1 is you are the number one licker of abnoy s hermorloid so it will not give him too much pain to absorb it hehehehehe

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/XGJ3USJLVU7DEGWNM5CYAGYG3E Chase

         FACILITATOR is like a noisy empty can when being kicked.

      • Malik62

         Judicial Activism should still be within the confines of the law.  If Sereno is a good judicial activist she should have at least been creative in her activism.  What she did faking an en banc resolution was a criminal act and is an impeachable offense.  That was no activism at all!

  • dikoy321

    “Sereno had remarked on the merits and desirability of having such an office instead of having a centralized office, said the source who found it a “good” and “reasonable” policy.
    But at that time, the source said Sereno did not say at the event whether the opening  of the office had an “en banc imprimatur”  which some of the 15-member high tribunal were now reportedly insisting was needed but which the Chief Justice had allegedly not done.”

    CORRECT and RIGHT thing to do CJ Ma. Lourdes Sereno!!!

    If it will make the other justices mad at you, STILL GO for it, for as long as the WELFARE of the PEOPLE and the NATION is prominent in your radar!

    Inform the PUBLIC of its MERITS, so the those who have to WAIT years/decades just to get Justice will know the real score!

    DECENTRALIZATION will definitely HELP because Judges need NOT go to far-flung Manila for administrative purposes, giving them more time to WORK on their bench, start DE-CONGESTING their case workload for decision-making!

    Justice DELAYED is Justice DENIED!

    Did some interest Group SABOTAGE the failed TRIAL of this ADB-funded project, for obvious reasons?

    Forward Philippines !!!

    • marienkind

      “The RCAO would be for “the welfare and benefit” of judges in the Visayas
      who could now file leave applications and other benefits and process
      them there without going to the court administrator’s office in Manila”

      For somebody who wrote a lot, you sure sound like you didn’t read anything.

    • Malik62

       Majority of the public have no comprehension of the law.  If that is your paradigm of thought that Sereno can do anything she deems to be good even disregarding the laws, and the public will accept it, then it will definitely lead to chaos. BS Aquino X3 is the scourge of the Philippines.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/THRDK7REM6N5UL6NUSLE5FOHBI angogay

    Isn’t it that when serving justice or making decisions, be it administrative or legal, one should only weigh the issues based on rules and not on personal perspective?  Even if the issue will affect us personally in a disadvantageous manner, we still follow the rules.  Otherwise, change the rules first.  Let us detach ourselves from personal views especially when in a position of power in that magnitude.

  • JV Velarde

    If the act was proven to be inefficient & detrimental to the judiciary’s welfare, the resistance would have been justifiable. We should be thankful because we have a new CJ who is trying her very best to provide the necessary solutions to reform the judiciary by thinking out of the box. 

    Those in the resistance should bear in mind that the problems the judiciary is facing currently just can’t be solved by the same frame of thought it was first created.

    • basyong

      u lo l in mo ang topak mong ka abnoyan. sereno should resign!!!!!!!!!! if there is delicadeza in her which she doesnt the next move if for someone to file an impeachment case.kahit natutulog pa ang mga tongresmen at senatong siguradong makikinig sa isang abnoy sa malakanyang dahil lahat sila gusto lang maghahalik at maghimud ng yagbols ni abnoy hehehehehe

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/XGJ3USJLVU7DEGWNM5CYAGYG3E Chase

       JV, its not about right or wrong decision regarding a particular case. Its about rules that has to be followed. The Supreme court collectively decide about an issue, and not by one. Otherwise, the resolution is invalid.

      • JV Velarde

        If the CJ’s act is found to be a deviance of norms they traditionally observe in the hall, we can live with it, as long as the supreme goal is for the greater good of everyone. Why bound ourselves to rules that doesn’t conform anymore to the call of time?

        “Rules are mostly made to be broken and are too often for the lazy to hide behind” – Douglas MacArthur

    • Malik62

       Then ask Congress to revise the law.  Sereno is not Congress. She cannot do things as she wills (unfortunately she has a defective will). Any freshman law student know that.

      • JV Velarde

        Does every minute details of administrative work has to go en banc? The noble idea was only to decentralize administrative work, i believe such as payroll, local court budget, leave permission etch., for those in the far region of Visayas. Why have them kneel to imperial manila every-time for these? In the end, it’s the people who suffers for these inefficiency.

  • Joseph Aquino

    The justice system in the Phil should be reformed and revitalized but even a little change is resisted. Millions of dollars from WB was loaned to the SC and all has been spent. If there is progress that can be attributed to that loan, the citizenry could not perceive any.

    If the justices cannot see the merit of the initiative then they are doing a monumental disservice to the nation. When it comes to court and justice, the venerable justices could no longer see the need for efficiency, improvement and accountability.

    • Malik62

       Hey Yellow Zombie Sereno is the issue here and not the justices. You’re very much like your psycho boss BS Aquino X3 who projects all his inefficiencies and failures to someone else!

  • nparvus1202

     Sirano thinking out of the box???  What are you saying?! They are bound by what is written in the constitution. By the rules of court. Hindi sila abstract  artists na kahit na ano pwede.

  • opinyonlangpo

    The old guard still trying to control the SC. Rumors say they rule through their patrons and pockets, let the merits and desirability based on laws decide and not whether it please or displease other justices.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/276L22SZM5ZUQGV24IL4ZEF6UA Edward

      guni guni mo lng yan…itulog nyo ng mahimbing para magising ka nmn sa katotohanan…have u read the memo written by justice teresita leonardo de castro? kung hindi u better shut up….

      • opinyonlangpo

        Another crab telling others to shut up. Typical Filipino trait, and if ever you get into elected position I am sure you will permanently shut up your opposition. Nice trait, keep it up.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/XGJ3USJLVU7DEGWNM5CYAGYG3E Chase

       Rules must be followed. Think before u comment. Its annoying.

      • opinyonlangpo

        Sorry sir. I can’t remember I enrolled to your english class. You may fail me then.

  • Joseph Aquino

    The reason why the SC voted down the RCAO in 2006 was because the project at that time was a systems tests failure.The CJ could have injected some reforms and she understands better administration and management, hence she would like to try once more.

    How could the Filipinos face the world when this not-so complicated project has been a failure?

    Are you really that intellectually-challenged that you are willing to pay for the WB debts without fixing what went wrong?

    Are Filipinos just good in getting loans, often times pcoketing a large portion and then let the future generation pay for those loans?

    Losers!

    • Malik62

       If Sereno wanted to initiate reforms in the RCAO then she should have done it through the legal process.  What she did faking an en banc  resolution is a criminal act.  She happens to be the Chief Justice of the Philippines.  Well, what’s new the fake psycho president is breaking laws left and right without batting an eyelash.

  • repapips

    walang problema kung ibalik/re-open ang RCAO. Ang problema, hindi dapat ito desisyon ng isa kungdi majority. as the chief justice, she should obey the rules/laws. hindi maganda yung act na ginawa nya. maganda man ang hangarin, dapat nasa tamang pamamaraan. it’s not a debate wether RCAO is good or not, we should question how was it done.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OSPLKSPHZHKEVAMNJQQV4GDGAQ ely

    why the writer did not wrote that sereno fake the resolution???

    someone must stand it, is a clear impeachable offense!!!

    takot ba kayo kay abnoy.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/276L22SZM5ZUQGV24IL4ZEF6UA Edward

      do not be surprised about pdi and philstar pareho lng yan sila…sna itong writer na ito matutong gumawa ng report gaya ng interaksyon at gmanewstv at manila times at manila standard…

      • Malik62

         No secrets will be forever hidden. Avendaño and Dizon desperately tried to make a spin by not disclosing everything.  But the truth is already out in the open, hence making them a laughing stock in the journalist community.

  • PCD_2012

    Hoy mga TAMAD ng mga JUSTICES!  Magsipag-TRABAHO kayo ng tama at sayang lang ang pinasasahod ng TAONG Bayan sa inyo!

    Mag-FOCUS na kayo sa:

    1. Sobrang BAGAL at HINA ng BATAS sa Pilipinas!  Pag-aralan nyo kung bakit at gawan nyo ng PARAAN!  Sayang ang mga pinag-aralan nyo if hindi nyo kayang solusyunan ang matagal ng issue na nagpapahirap sa taong bayan!

    2. Appalling Rate Conviction of Drug Related Cases!  Ilang libong mamayan na ang nabiktima ng Krimen dahil sa Droga at pag dating sa korte laging nadi-dismissed ang mga kaso kahit na isang buong WAREHOUSE pa ang EBIDENSYA!  Hindi ninyo iniisip ang kapakanan ng mas nakakarami! 

    3. Tapusin nyo na ang AMPATUAN CASE! Ilang dekada pa ba ang lilipas para upuan ng mga huwes nyo ang mga kaso na may malaking epekto sa ating bansa?

    Sa tatlo pa lang na ito bagsak na ang justice system!  Paano kayo nakarating sa Supreme Court ng hindi nyo naiisip ang ganitong mga issues?

    Mahiya naman kayo!  Among the 3 Branches of our Government the JUDICIARY IS THE WEAKEST LINK!

    Get back to work!

    • http://enria.org/ scconcern

      AGREE, kaya lang kailagan maypagbabago, para sa daan na matuwid???…Dagdag mo, gawin democratic, hindi elitist ang systeme ng hidikatura. The pluralistic professionals/skilled persons will be judging not one elitist lawyer. The laywers will act as adviser/representative of the accused and plaintiff, administrator and moderation of court and issue sentence for the guilty. This will cut the current system were lawyers are lobbiest, brokers and conpirator to fix cases. Also, will create fair palying field for young, new and unconnected lawyers. Trial lawyers will have to convince unanimously a group of people. Judgement is the real “beyond reasonable doubt”.

    • Malik62

       If it is true that the Judiciary is the weakest link, a psycho fake president appointing a psycho to head the Judiciary complicates the matter. On further note, the Executive is not even part of the link because it is nowhere to be found.

      • PCD_2012

        Thanks for admitting that the JUDICIARY is the WEAKEST OF THEM ALL!

        True the Executive is not part of the link because it is the STRONGEST among the three! Imagine the EXECUTIVE sent the previous CJ into an early retirement!

  • speedstream2

    Big deal. This appears to be more of an administrative or procedural matter (perhaps with a tinge of internal intramurals) than anything else. Would that the justices showed similar if not more intense zeal and concern in implementing measures to speed-up the wheels of justice, which continue to be agonizingly slow. 

    • Malik62

       It is the Supreme Court of the land that is at stake here and not a Kangaroo court that you Yellow Communists advocate.  The zombies of the presidential Miscom Group have such  low IQs and to think that they are paid by tax payers money.

  • TEAM PNOY

    Will lourdes crack under pressure? Let us see.

  • Josemakabayan

    Just doing her job given to her by the president, ROCK THE BOAT BABY !!!!!!

  • nparvus1202

    Anak ng tipaklong naman naman naman!! Wala palang sakit si Sirano. Napakasinungaling! Aba eh kaaalis lang papuntang Malaysia!  Napakaduwag. Huwag ka ng bumalik kinang inang ka!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QZZKXPEA67I7HELEIYM35QVYFA Jon

    Sisa, bago ka gumawa ng desisyon, siguraduhin mong may pahinga ka at naka-inom ng gamot.
    Tuloy, dispalinghado ang nagawa mo dahil wala sa ayos ang kundisyon mo.

  • nparvus1202

    Ano propaganda ni ABNoy nuon ng gustong alisin si Corona?

    ABNoy: “Ibalik po natin sa taong bayan ang korte suprema”.

    Iyun pala..

    “Ibigay po natin sa may Sira-no ang Korte Suprema”.

    • kulittwit

       Halatang siraulo ka parvus.

      • nparvus1202

        Sabihin mo kay ABNoy at Sirano. Hindi ako ang illegal.

  • JV Velarde

    If the CJ’s act is found to be a deviance of norms they traditionally observe in the hall, we can live with it, as long as the supreme goal is for the greater good of everyone. Why bound ourselves to rules that doesn’t conform anymore to the call of time?

    “Rules are mostly made to be broken and are too often for the lazy to hide behind” – Douglas MacArthur

    • Malik62

       Wow! The Yellows true to form with their psycho boss BS Aquino X3 have no regard nor respect for the law.  Communists indeed!

      • JV Velarde

        Neither yellow, orange or red.

        Even Galileo Galilei was condemned as heretic by no less than the Catholic church for thinking out of the box. He insisted till his death that the world was round not flat as what they believed back then.

      • Vincent Tuason

        then why don’t we bend all the laws to respond to the call of the times?
        if you do that, no need for courts to arbitrate social conflicts. we can always deviate. 

        come to think of it, the SC is a collegial body. It acts as a group and not on the sole discretion of the CJ. If Madame Sereno wants to be respected by her peers, she must be the first to demonstrate it.

      • JV Velarde

        Does every minute details of administrative work has to go en banc? The noble idea was only to decentralize administrative work, i believe such as payroll, local court budget, leave permission etch., for those in the far region of Visayas. Why have them kneel to imperial Manila every-time for these?

        In the end, it’s the people who suffers for these inefficiency.

      • nparvus1202

        Bobo ka rin pala eh. Kaya nga may constitution para lahat ng gagawin ng gobyerno dapat nasa batas. Pag labag dun babanatan ka ng culpable violation of the constitution. Tapos kakana ng rules are meant to be broken. Pareho kayo ni abnoy lahat ng ginagawa labag sa batas.

      • basyong

        totally agree ako sa sinabi mo nparvus1202 talagang bobo at hangal dahil lang sa kahahalik ng wet pu ni sirano

      • JV Velarde

        may you be blessed more in life…. & receive deserved karma for your every word & deed.

      • JV Velarde

        may you be blessed more in life…. & receive deserved karma for your every word & deed.

  • Malik62

    The PDI is showing its Yellow color by not reporting the whole issue unlike the MANILA TIMES which reported that Sereno on Monday courted  the senior justices of the SC so that they will not grill her for issuing a fake resolution.  This came after the magistrates accused her of ordering the issuance of a fraudulent resolution on the opening of RCAO in Visayas  without authority from the Court en banc. According to the well placed source of MANILA TIMES, Sereno went to the offices of Senior  Justices Arturo Brion and Teresita Leonardo-de Castro to plead to them to revoke or recall her fake resolution.  She failed to talk to talk to other Senior Justices as they were out of their offices or were simply avoiding her.

    • speaksoftlylove

      Exactly. Yet, Manila Times was not the first to expose this issue. It was the Manila Tribune who did it first, Manila Times only followed up the report. I don’t even trust the Manila Times anymore. Their freport is in sync with the palace’s whims and xaprices except with a few independent minded reporters which are endangered species. One thing is clear, Sereno’s unsound mind is coming to public view. We have a tyrannical CJ and and equally tyrannical president. Good luck to the yellows, woe to the Philippines

  • almostcad

    Okay lang iyan your honours. Iba sa inyo ilang beses di sumipot sa flag ceremony after na-appoint si SCCJ.

  • DennisApolinario

    Bisitahin mo kung sino ang mga justices na ito at madidiskubre mo na puro mga alipores ni GMA ang mga ito.

    • poltergeist_fuhrer

      does it follow na alipores ni gma ay wala ng karapatan sitahin ang pagkakami samga alipores ni penoy???

      mga self righteous talaga ang mga yellow ribbons….

  • Mananandata69

    Matalino nga wala naman experience to become CJ. The result is wrong decision. Check mate kung baga sa chess.

  • PepingCo

    CJ Sereno is testing the waters if she can get away with. Kaya mga associate justices, please stay awake. Hahaha



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